1. Salt Loading. 2. Stopping iodine for 48 hours to rest the kidneys. 3. Reducing the iodine dose temporarily, then working back up. 4. Taking several grams vitamin C spread out throughout the day along with the Iodine Companion Nutrients. 5. Drinking more water. 6. Pulse-dosing (stopping and restarting iodine therapy.) 7. According to Iodine users with skin symptoms, adding 25 mg zinc often helps.
Iodine-related bromide symptoms may include but are not limited to:
eye lid twitching foot twitching tingling in hands or feet dark thoughts (e.g., there is no reason to live) depression (e.g., there is no reason to get out of bed) anxiety emotionality mouth and tongue sores and cuts or "sore mouth" "different" acne,"bromide acne," "acne-like eruptions" without "coniform." (Some iodine users found zinc helps bromide acne.) skin "cuts" hair loss brain fog leg and hip ache (feels like arthritis) rash (bromaderma) metallic taste sinus ache cherry angiomas runny nose headache sedation lethargy odd swallowing sensation (reported in old medical literature as "swollen glottis") body odor (bromos is Greek for stench) unusual urine odor dry mouth ureteral spasm, frequent urination (mistaken for urinary infection) diarrhea constipation vision changes irritability increased salivation dream changes hormone changes kidney pain breast tenderness (transient symptom reported to resolve)