The rant, above, is in direct consequence to messages similar to the one that I've pasted, below:
"I just found this forum. Are you 'painting it on' and letting it absorb?
I've read a little about where some of you were painting your fingers, etc.
Don't have time to read more right now and anxious to know how to try this.
Thanks, (name deleted for obvious reasons)"
Now, why would this person be interested in Iodine
therapy? What are their reasons for exploring it? What are their expectations? Are they well-read on the topic and physically prepared with proper supplementation to begin? Or, are they reading bits and pieces and jumping into something just because it's getting so much attention without a shred of understanding of what they're doing and why?