Iodine can be dangerous to your health.
Anything can cause anything, and anything can cure anything.
According to John F. Risher, L. Samuel Keith, & U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (Iodide and Inorganic Iodides: Human Health Aspects, 2009) ...
"The primary effect... Read More
The way folks overindulge in iodine these days reminds me of a Mae West quote ...
"If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!"
Some "experts" (shudder) are recommending iodine doses as high as 5 to 15 milligrams.
Lugol's Solution contains 6.3 mil... Read More
"I'd like some iodine," I told a pharmacist in the 1950s.
"What are you going to do with it?" he asked
"Take it," I said.
"ARE YOU CRAZY! It's poison!" he yelled, and shooed me out of the store.
"Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint," allegedly according... Read More
So just how toxic is iodine?
What is iodine's safe upper limit?
According to the CDC (National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition in the U.S. Population 1999-2002) ...
"Excess iodine intake may also result in goiter, as well as in hyper- or hypothyroidism. High iodine in... Read More
What do PPIs (protein pump inhibitors) do for GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease)?
PPIs change reflux episodes from strongly acidic (less than 4 pH) to weakly acidic (4-7 pH) or weakly alkaline (more than 7 pH), according to Medical Mainstream Meatballs.
PPIs make the upsurge (reflux) less... Read More