Dr. Brownstein’s book, “Iodine, Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It” should be required reading by every woman and her doctor.
The rise in thyroid disease and cancers in the US and elsewhere around the world, shows that our current methods of treatment (thyroid hormone alone) are not working.
The thyroid, like every organ system in the body requires iodine in sufficient amounts to be able to regulate metabolism.
Has anyone noticed that much of the population’s metabolism has grown out of control?
Is the US population iodine deficient?
When people say “low fat” and “low salt” they ignore the body’s need of Iodine, which can slim you down and pick up your energy levels.
Iodine was added to salt for a reason way back when children were developing goiters.
Since we don’t make it ourselves, it must be ingested.
Just because you may not harbor a goiter does not mean you are free from disease.
Children have the same symptoms as adults (fatigue, muscle weakness, growth problems, irritability, trouble sleeping, thyroid disease, cancer, and autoimmune disease).
All of these conditions reflect “iodine deficiency disease.”
Women need iodine for breast health since the breast concentrates it for providing iodine to babies in breast milk.
Those who supplement with iodine find that Fibrocystic breast disease and PCOS reverse themselves.
Not a bad side effect.
And since FBD is a known precursor to breast cancer, there is an important urgency about this message.
Breast cancer rates are 1 in 8 now, up from 1 in 20, 50 years ago.
Dr. Brownstein’s work with his own patients and the studies he publishes is a wake up call to mainstream medicine.
Its time to get back to basics in healthcare and look to the cause.