I am so glad I ran across this post. Now I know what was/is wrong with me. I started the potassium Iodide supplement that I bought from my local HFS and almost immediately I got a headache (I never get headaches)and I couldn't think well to figure out what was wrong and over the next few days I got many of the other symptoms like metalic taste, increase salivation, pain in my left hip and leg much worse than normal, right and left kidney pain, lethargy. I believe that it caused me to skip my cycle this month and I have never done that before without normal cause. I wonder if that has happened to anyone else?
Of the companion nutrients I was taking the coenzymate B complex that I take from time to time by Source Naturals, and an extra selenium that I picked up from Rite Aid, but nowhere near the levels suggested.
I stopped taking the Iodide 2 days ago today, didn't know about salt loading and the truly pitiful part is I only took 250 mcg a day for about 4 or 5 days. I don't see myself even at the low end of therapeutic level of 12.5 mg any time soon, that's for sure.
I am going to start the idoral or Lugol's this week and all the companion nutrients because I want to resolve the uterine fibroid that I have and hopefully it will address the thickened lining of my uterus.
Do you or anyone have supplement suggestions hopefully some of them combined to reduce volume and make it easier? Thank you again for this post.