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The thyroid, a butterfly shaped gland in the front of the neck, can have a dramatic impact on many bodily functions. If you are a woman over 35 years, the chances of thyroid disorder, according to some estimates are higher than 30 percent. According to estimates made by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, at…

from Thyroid Nation

Autoimmune Disease, Iodine And The Iodine Patch Test

Thyroid disease and iodine go hand in hand. You either have too much or not enough. It is good to know where your levels are. Read more here


Most people are deficient in iodine, and there is a simple test that can be used to determine if you are deficient: 1.Apply standard 2% topical iodine in a circular area that is about the size of a silver dollar on the abdomen, and allow it to completely dry before redressing. 2.Check to see if it almost completely disappears in 12 hours. If the iodine disappears within 12 hours, then you are iodine deficient. If deficient, take red marine algae supplements, NOT iodine orally.

from Mommypotamus

Easy Thyroid Testing At Home

Check Your #Thyroid At Home With This Simple Test


Living Hypothyroid. People need to be informed with the truth. It sucks and affects everything in life. Try to understand what they deal with daily. No different then other medical diseases.... Best pin I have found in awhile. Totally in her shoes!


Poppy seeds are a great source of iodine, zinc, copper, manganese & magnesium. It is used to treat all kinds of nervous disorders, treat insomnia, & helps to alleviate asthma & whooping cough. Poppy seeds are beneficial in relieving muscular & neuralgic pain. The amounts of linoleic acid present in poppy seeds helps protect from heart attacks & other heart-related disorders. The oil of the seeds has proven beneficial in treating breast cancer, as it is rich in oleic acid. #plantbased #diet