Category Archives: thyroid

A course on Iodine and Thyroid

Majid Ali, M.D. Iodine is the essential nutrient for the thyroid gland. Many patients with thyroid disorders – with overactive or sluggish thyroid function – cannot be optimally managed without needed iodine supplementation. I do not prescribe iodine supplementation without 24-hour urinary iodine excretion test. The skin iodine rub test does not give precise quantitative information about the body’s iodine

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Thyroid Remedies for Cold Hands and Feet

Chronic stress sufferers often have a significant problem with cold hands and feet by the time they consult me. Eventually all people suffering from unremitting stress develop temperature dysregulation and low body temperature—and with that lose the efficiency of their enzymes, much like a defect in the furnace reduces the efficiency of a home heating system. There are five core

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