group on yahoo. She is a patient of Dr. Brownstein:
"Dr. Brownstein told me that the reason taking thyroid hormones increases your risk is because more Iodine is used up. I can confirm with him as that was probably 3 years ago that I asked - and I have slept since then. :)
So I would interpret Dr. Flechas response as GET IODINATED!!! Keep taking your thyroid meds, if you need it but keep taking the Iodine too.