Do what works for you. But, when someone like me says the drink caused some bad problems and made me much worse, don't put us down because we choose not to partake of the drink and have the ability to make our own decisions.
By the way, I don't agree with everything MH says either. I read to learn, but I don't blindly follow anyone here. There is no one protocol fits all.
If you are afraid of Lugol's don't use it, its that simple. No one is going to hold a gun to your head and force you to use it. But, don't knock it if you haven't tried it.