Question: How should I take this product?
Answer: One of the most common side effects occurs in the first two or three days of heavy use of Nascent Iodine, and that is a very mild headache. This usually goes away with the first two or three days, and often there is a report that “brain fog” clears up with this use. Nascent Iodine supplies iodine to the thyroid in a way that is very easy to be utilized by the thyroid, and many people report that they feel results right away.
Answer: One drop of 2% Nascent Iodine equals .4mg, or 2X the recommended daily allowance for the average person. If you are iodine deficient and looking to increase the iodine in your body, then you may want to take more, perhaps 3 to 5 drops per day.
In addition, the average American ingests many different substances in their diet that interferes with proper thyroid function. Other halogens like chlorine, bromide, and fluoride interfere with proper iodine intake by the thyroid and cause issues with proper thyroid hormone production. What about the nuclear power world of tomorrow that we live in? Do radioactive materials from leaking improperly stored radioactive waste into our drinking water cause issues? What about the continuation meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant releasing radioactive iodine-131 into the global ecosystem (yes, this is still occurring in Japan)? Eat any seafood caught in the Pacific Ocean lately? If so you may have gotten a dose of iodine-131, which is not good for you or your thyroid. 6 7 8 9 10.
Iodine functions in the body: aids in the assimilation of minerals like calcium, silica and phosphorus; found in the blood, spleen, tears and perspiration, essential for thyroid, spleen, liver and brain function and neutralized albumin. p 102-104.
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Question: Can you tell me how much to take for a particular illness?