FFP 378 | Iodine, Ovarian Cysts, Fibrocystic Breasts, & Thyroid Disorders | Summer Replay Series | Dr. Jorge Flechas

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Is there a connection between fibrocystic breast disease, ovarian cysts and iodine deficiency? Find out in today’s episode of the 2021 summer replay series!

Dr. Flechas has been in medical practice for 35 years. He is the Medical Director of Flechas Family Practice in Hendersonville, N.C. In addition to family practice, Dr. Flechas’s areas of specialization include Iodine therapy for thyroid and breast disorders, bio-identical hormone replacement for both men and women, and diagnosis and treatment of cardiac-related issues such as coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis, and hypertension.

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Topics discussed in today's episode:
  • The link between fibrocystic breast disease and iodine deficiency
  • The connection between iodine deficiency and cancer
  • What is the relationship between iodine deficiency and thyroid function?
  • What are the factors that contribute to the development of a goiter?
  • Is iodine only necessary for thyroid function?
  • How Iodine is distributed inside your body?
  • What is fibrocystic breast disease and what are the most common signs and symptoms?
  • The link between iodine and the development of scar tissue
  • How is iodine related to breast, ovarian, and thyroid cancer?
  • If iodine can reverse fibrocystic breast disease, then why isn’t it standard treatment?
  • The link between iodine deficiency, polycystic ovary, and insulin resistance?
  • What is the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for iodine and why does Dr. Flechas recommend significantly higher amounts?
  • How can you determine if you are deficient in iodine?
  • What is the most accurate way to test your iodine levels?
Connect with Dr. Flechas: You can connect with Dr. Flechas on his Website.

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Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-Gantic

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