Iodine circulating in the blood is captured by numerous tissue sites and ends up in mucus secretions. These tissues include the salivary glands, nasal secretions, lungs and stomach. Tissues and mucus products containing iodine defend against invasion by bacteria and viruses. Respiratory and oral transmission are key pathways for viral infections. With enough supplementation, iodine can be ever-present and ready to defend in both the upper- and lower-respiratory systems as well as in the stomach.
High potency doses of iodine for regular use. Experiencing side effects could be a good sign as we can expect increased levels of iodine in the body to trigger detox processes. However, in our opinion, this is not a battle we should be charging into. Iodine affects many different tissues, systems and functions in the body and so it is difficult to predict how this will play out for a given individual..