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Is it okay to take iodine plus 2 due to weight gain from thyroid problems?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Iodine and thyroid: It is most important to get your thyroid straightened out. Presumably you were hypothyroid and are now on levothyroxine. There is lots of iodine in the normal western diet, and more will not help you, although it will probably not hurt, you will just have a lot of iodine in the urine.

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