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1. is there an iodine allergy?
When taking iodine in the form of dietary supplements, many people wonder whether they are tolerated by everyone or whether there are iodine allergies. The human organism needs iodine on a daily basis and is therefore dependent on iodine intake through the diet. There is no such thing as an iodine allergy from iodine-rich foods or iodized salt. Iodine intolerance symptoms can occur when iodine ointments are used or when iodine is used in operations. These are very rare and manifest themselves as skin itching. However, these are not allergies, but only defensive reactions.
2. what is the daily requirement of iodine?
The recommended daily intake increases, however, with physical activity, since iodine is excreted through sweat. The recommended daily intake of iodine for pregnant and breastfeeding women is about 230 µg, as they have to provide for their child. However, these recommended values do not apply to people with an increased iodine requirement due to illness. In general, one should keep in mind that age, weight and size always play a significant role.
3. diagnose iodine deficiency
If an iodine deficiency is suspected, it should be diagnosed by a doctor. Iodine deficiency can be detected through the blood and urine. Not only are the thyroid levels checked, but any disturbed functions are also checked. There are many people today who suffer from hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. In mild cases of iodine deficiency, supplementation of iodine in the form of supplements helps. Also, one should consume more iodine-rich foods. In severe cases, iodine deficiency may have already triggered various consequences. Iodine deficiency can cause enlargement of the thyroid gland. Medically, the enlargement is called goiter or goiter. Often the swelling can already be seen externally, the more exact assessment is then carried out by ultrasound.
4. iodine in the form of food supplements
If you want to increase a too low iodine value with a dietary supplement, you should pay attention to the form of the active ingredient and its origin. Iodine capsules are particularly suitable for increasing iodine levels. They are very well tolerated and are utilized by the body to a high degree. The preparation should also not contain any chemical additives. If you buy a preparation from Germany, you can be sure that the product has also been produced safely and is of high quality.
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5. conclusion: Is there an iodine allergy?
There is no such thing as an iodine allergy. Iodine tablets and capsules can be taken after consultation without any problems. In very rare cases, there are symptoms of intolerance such as skin itching when using iodine ointments. The prescription is made by a doctor and should therefore be discussed with a medical professional.
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