Could Iodine deficiency lead to cancer?
Dr. Jorge D. Flechas MD argues that Iodine deficiency is widespread in the United States and that “the absence of Iodine in the human body is a promoter of cancer.” Although vegetables are a good source of Iodine, over-farming has stripped the soil of minerals critical to Thyroid function such as Iodine. In the following video, Dr. Flechas breaks down the connection between Iodine deficiency, cancer, hypothyroidism and estrogen dominance.
How does iodine deficiency manifest itself?
Although Iodine deficiency’s most obvious symptom is goiter (an enlargement of the thyroid), their are other symptoms that the thyroid is not functioning properly. Symptoms of Iodine deficiency can include: weight gain, fatigue, cold hands and feet, dry skin, hair loss, brain fog, insomnia, tingling in hands and feet, muscle pain, edema, elevated cholesterol. [Read more…]