1500 mg vitamin C 2 times per day to repair the Sodium/Iodide Symporter (NIS) problem. More maybe necessary to detox bromides.NIS is what transports iodine into the tissues. Iodine defuses into tissues, but iodide has to be transported via the Sodium-Iodide-Symporter. Breast cancer patients and hypoT children have a faulty NIS.
1/2 tsp of Celtic Sea salt needs to be taken with 16 oz of water to flush out bromide while taking iodine. Flushing Bromide also, must be done with graves.
200 mcg Selenium, as selenomethionine, must be used with iodine to prevent hashimoto's from graves or hypo to hashimoto's. Selenium attaches to mercury and keeps it out of our tissues.
500 mg niacin (B3) twice a day (NOT niacinamide). Start lower to avoid flush. *See update in left margin on the ATP Cofactors as an alternative. helps muscles and tissues absorb iodine. fibromyalgia.
100 mg Vitamin B2 three times a day. *See update in left margin on the ATP Cofactor as an alternative. helps muscles and tissues absorb iodine. fibromyalgia.
(Feb 2008) Dr. Guy Abraham cautions that "excess calcium supplementation (2,000- 3,000 md/day) has been the most common cause of poor response to iodine supplementation." Vitamin Research News Vol. 22. Number 2.
Boron should be supplemented to remove fluoride if consume fluoridated products and/or water