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Iodine Toxicity – Beware of Thyroid Disease Caused by Iodine Therapy

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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