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I just restarted taking iodine (400mcg of magnascent Iodine) a week ago and now I am starting to wake up at 4 am, I generally feel a dull exhaustion throughout the day and I can fall asleep just fine, but then I wake up at 4. What nutrients have helped for this symptom?

I am taking b complex

magnesium (600mg)

selenium (200 mcg)

B2 (400mg)

b12 (5mg)

I eat liver every 2 weeks and I think I am out in the sun enough to get vit d this time of year.

 

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The supplements I know of for supporting iodine etc are

Vit C

Selenium

Sea Salt

It is my understanding that these help rid the system of the bromide and other stuff that iodine causes to detox.

As for your sleeping/exhaustion issues, how are your adrenals? I ask b/c I had this same thing before I started adrenal support b/c after testing I learned my hypothalamic pacing of adrenals was off - I had marginal HPA Axis during the day (causing exhaustion) and then my adrenals tried to rally at night while I rested, causing a burst of cortisol production which kept me awake. Of course it could something else in your case, but just wanted to offer in case it helps.

 

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What do you use to support adrenals? I'm almost certain my adrenals are stressed.

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What do you use to support adrenals? I'm almost certain my adrenals are stressed.


I use an herbal formula called AdrenoBoost. I had to use cortisol replacement for awhile when my adrenals first tanked, but I weaned off and now I'm doing really good w/ these drops.

 

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