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Doctor insights on: What Does A Bohr Model For Iodine Look Like

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I woke up this morning with dark spots that look like iodine stains on my fingers?

I woke up this morning with dark spots that look like iodine stains on my fingers?

Spots: You possibly cam in contact with some sort of material "peeling a fresh walnut", or other chemicals yesterday. If not then get it checked. ...Read more

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Iodine like stain on neck and heel?

Iodine like stain on neck and heel?

Bruise?: Did you hurt these sites? A bruise, in the process of healing can have a yellowish brown color. If it is a healing bruise the color will fade in a few days/weeks. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Does pickle contain iodine?

Does pickle contain iodine?

Depends: If the pickle was fixed in brine which contains iodized salt, then it will contain iodine. Otherwise it might not contain iodine. ...Read more

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Common benefits of iodine 131?

Benefits...: Iodine 131 is often used to treat conditions such as graves' disease, plummer's disease, or thyroid cancer. Iodine 131 is a beta emitter and emits beta radiation to damage hyperthyroid tissue or thyroid cancer. ...Read more

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Which foods are high in iodine?

Foods: high in iodine include fish, shellfish, seaweed, yogurt, eggs, cows milk. table salt also has a high concentration of iodine. Iodine can also be toxic if consumed in large quantities. best bet is to consult with a nutritionist. ...Read more

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How important is iodine in your diet?

How important is iodine in your diet?

Essential: It is essential, but luckily only a small amount is required. It is in certain vitamins and also present in iodized salt and bread made by batch processing in factories. It's also present in leafy green vegetables. ...Read more

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Do you really need iodine to be healthy?

Do you really need iodine to be healthy?

Yes: Iodine is an essential ingredient for making thyroid hormone. Your body needs about 100 mg of iodine daily. Most Americans get much more than this, because most processed foods in the US include salt supplemented with iodine. It is also present in many commercial baked goods as a preservative/dough conditioner, in red & brown food dyes, and in seafood from the ocean. ...Read more

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How much iodine should you have everyday?

Iodine: The recommended daily allowance (rda) for iodine is 150 mcg/day, 220 mcg if you're pregnant. ...Read more

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What are the benefits/disadvantage of iodine 131?

What are the benefits/disadvantage of iodine 131?

See below: I-131: -brings the condition under control somewhat quicker -will cure the condition with little chance of reoccurrence (anti-thyroid medication often requires prolonged medication and may not cure the problem) -avoids potentially serious side effects of taking antithyroid medication for a prolonged period *But most will become permanently hypothyroid and need a daily thyroid hormone supplement ...Read more

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Which type of foods can I have on a low iodine diet?

Limited diet: You can get a list of things that you can eat or shouldn't eat as well as some recipe ideas at www.Thyca.Org. ...Read more

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What is meant by having low iodine ? And are the examples

What is meant by having low iodine ? And are the examples

Iodine: Iodine is necessary for certain functions in the body, but most important is the thyroid. The thyroid hormone consists of tyrosine and iodine and without sufficient iodine in the system the body can not make thyroid hormone, another tissue that utilizes a lot of iodine is the breast tissue. Iodine also has antibacterial and antiviral properies for the body. ...Read more

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How long does it take iodine to leave your system after a ctt scan?

Varies: Most of the contrast agent will leave your circulation in a few hours with normally functioning kidneys. It will be excreted in your urine. Iodine is a part of the contrast agent molecule.Some of this will become free iodine in the blood. Most of this is rapidly taken up by the thyroid. It can stay there for quite awhile as any other free iodine source would. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a healthy amount of iodine a 48 year old woman suppose to have in her daily diet?

Iodine per day: Iodine is underrated as a nutrient. I recommend several miligrams (mg.) per day. That's several thousand micrograms (mcg). A good serving of seaweed can contain about 4mg or 4, 000 mcg. I would not advise more than 5mg per day. ...Read more