Lack of Iodine and Thyroid Problems

By dietcherry Latest Reply 2011-04-18 11:30:04 -0500
Started 2011-04-17 19:25:55 -0500

I recently read that the flouride in our water supply is negating the naturally-occuring iodine, and is grossly responsible for the thyroid problems being experienced wide-scale in our country. Has anyone else heard this? I have also heard that if your thyroid production is low, you can take kelp to raise it. BUT Ive also heard that relying on iodine supplements can make your thyroid give up all together. I think this is an extremely important topic and would love for anyone to shed some light!

4 replies

jayabee52 2011-04-18 03:37:43 -0500 Report

Interesting, Renee! At first I thought it was simply some anti-flouride crusader's rhetoric, but after I googled it, it seems that there may be something to this.

Here's alink to an article on this:

and here's another:

dietcherry 2011-04-18 11:30:04 -0500 Report

Really excellent links James-I encourage everyone to check these out. I also recall friends/family mentioning their children getting flouride treatments at the Dentists office as far back as the 90's. No telling what damage is being done in the name of tooth decay prevention. I guess like most things in life, there is a catch!

Pynetree 2011-04-18 09:42:52 -0500 Report

..this IS interesting, I had just this past weekend read something about dangers of Flouride; both previously recognized and newly emerging dangers. Thanks for these links Jayabee.

Harlen 2011-04-17 22:32:36 -0500 Report

Thats one thing that I dont need to fret over I love shell fish ,eat it all the time.
Lobster , shrimp , crab legs mmmmmmmmmmmm
So I get Iodine lol
Thank god I have a well, ice cold and great drinking.
When I lived in the citty and will again I only drink Deer-Park water or simmuler
I think that citty water is bad for drinking but thats just me.
Cover your butt and may be you will live longer lol
Best wishes

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