What Levels Of Iodine Can Be Consumed By Patients With Hyperthyroidism With Hypertension?
Sorry, I want to ask what levels of iodine that can be consumed for patients with hyperthyroidism who also suffer from hypertension?
Hello Soebirat, Thank you for the question.
Has the patient consulted a specialist in further internal medicine to overcome hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which levels of thyroid hormone (thyroxine) are increased in the blood. The thyroxine hormone plays a role in various metabolic processes in the body. Some of the causes of hyperthyroidism are:
Graves' disease thyroiditis thyroid nodules thyroid cancer side effects of adenoma tumor drugs in the pituitary gland iodine levels that can be consumed by patients depends on the level of the hormone thyroxine in the blood. Usually the doctor needs to do further tests in the form of examination of excretion of iodine from urine to find out the level of iodine in the body. The results of this examination will determine how much iodine can be consumed by patients. Treatment for patients with hyperthyroidism depends on age, symptoms experienced, and levels of the hormone thyroxine in the blood. Treatment given by a doctor can include:
radioactive iodine thionamide. Provision of radioactive iodine only once. If needed it can be repeated 6 months to 1 year later. beta blocker thyroid removal surgery Please advise sufferers to consult further with a specialist in internal medicine for further treatment.
Hopefully this information is useful.