I can sympathise with you entirely. If you have iodine deficiency research has shown from
The British Thyroid Association, that lack of iodine can cause goitre. It can also lead to
problems with breast tissue, and even cancer in women. You can read all about it on
the BTA website under iodine deficiency. Dr Myhill.co.uk explains how iodine was spotted
over two hundred years ago. Iodised salt has been on the menu since the 1920's in |Moretons
salt. Cerebos iodised salt can be found on line in Sainsburys and Waitrose.
Having recently discovered the benefits of iodine, I have been eating fish and fish paste,
and natural yoghurt which contains iodine. However some GPs may give you an iodine supplement which might reduce your goitre. In the states they give people Ioderal ? on prescription. The fatigue you feel might be symptomatic of a hyperthyroid. I have never
been to an endocrinologist, but depending on where you live, you might be able to see
a consultant in Guys St Thomas and George Hospital in Roehampton which you can find
under nhs choices under endocrine disorders and metabolic disorders.
Having read several articles some say that the dose of a supplement must be low or
you could have a sensitive reaction. Too much can cause problems with the thyroid.
Surgery is advised if you have difficulty in swallowing - say for a partial thyroidenctomy.
I am plodding on with finding iodine in food to increase my levels.
As for diet low carbs but too high fat diet such as large quantities of coconut may add pounds
to your waistline. Low carbs with as much green veg broccoli green beans, the water veg rather
than peas and root veg, combined with protein such as fish meat cottage cheese eggs and an oz a day of hard cheese along with a quarter of a pint of milk, and an orange and an apple, can
give a rough guide to increase your metabolism and lose weight.
High doses of vitamin c 1000grams a day can help your adrenals. Vitamin B12 is recommended
to boost energy. Vegensafe is useful as it is in droplets - one small bottle should last you
at least five months. They also do a nascent iodine which you might find helpful as it is bioactive.
Unfortunately you now have to pay a customs import tax on stuff from the USA, which may
add up to more than the products you purchase on line with international postage included
of hard cheese,
Your thyroid hormone balance might be near normal just underactive which can still affect your