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How do I calculate Lugols iodine drops

How do I calculate Lugols iodine drops

Back in 2016 when I was new to iodine, I created a simple web-based tool to convert Lugols drops to MG of iodine. I had so much brain fog at the time that it was hard to convert people’s mentions of different strengths and drops to mg of iodine content. So when people would say…

Which strength Lugols should I use?

Which strength Lugols should I use?

Strength % is simple if we understand what Lugols is. Learn more about Lugols in general at whyiodine.com/lugols The strength % situation Lugols comes in different strengths. This strength can be looked at the same way we see a strong or weak glass of alcohol. Its the same amount of liquid, but a lower strength…

Are the supporting nutrients required?

Are the supporting nutrients required?

As Dr. Brownstein has helped his patients with the iodine protocol, he found a set of nutrients that helped their body restore iodine levels properly. Although these extra nutrients can make starting iodine a little more confusing, they can be very important in several ways. The commonly recommended amounts of each of these can be…

Can I take iodine with…

Can I take iodine with…

An extremely common question when starting iodine is “can I take iodine with x” where x is one of various nutrients, foods, drinks or medications. An unfortunate aspect to iodine is it’s lack of studies. There is a lot of historical information related to its benefits to our health, which is what has allowed doctors…

What time of day should I take iodine and other nutrients?

What time of day should I take iodine and other nutrients?

We’re all different. Different body weight, activity level, lifestyle, diet, levels of health etc etc. This makes iodine work completely different for us. Some of us are taking maintenance doses of iodine, some are slowly moving up in dose, and some are taking mega-doses. All of these variables cause it to be just about impossible…

What is the maximum safe amount of iodine

What is the maximum safe amount of iodine

There is not enough science to determine safe upper limits of iodine intake, but there are dozens of mentions of people taking several grams of iodine per day. There are also a handful of people in the Facebook iodine groups that claim to have used or continue to use over 1 gram of iodine per…