Elevated TSH after iodine-iodide supplementation – Why?

Here is a clinical observation I have witnessed many times, on lab tests, after iodine-iodide supplementation. The TSH will rise and may stay high for weeks to months before coming back down to normal levels. So, why can the administration of iodine-iodide elevate Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) levels in those with already high TSH levels … Continue reading Elevated TSH after iodine-iodide supplementation – Why?