Iodine Supplements in The USA 101: They Can Effect Negatively Effect Your Mortality.
No is the answer.
Inoue K et al
Thyroid 28(7) 2018 p.913
1.The unregulated supplement markets claim iodine as good for your thyroid health.
2. Excessive use of iodine in the USA can cause thyroid disease and stimulate nodule growth and cancer formation.
3. Your long term mortality requires you avoid ads for supplement companies physicians touting iodine for your thyroid.
4 12,000 samples for urinary iodine over 20 years. 3,200 deaths during that time.
5. Excessive iodine exposure (>400 mcgs/l iodine) had higher risk for all causes mortality compared to normal iodine exposed population.
6.Elevated Cardiac diseases, and cancer were found in High iodine group.
7.Say no to supplements with iodine and please stay away from liqiud iodine drops which have massive amounts of iodine per drop (10,000 mcgs)
8. Also thyroid support supplements have iodine as well.