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    The less common causes of the disease are congenital disease (born with or inherited), pituitary disorder because the pituitary gland is what controls the thyroid hormone production, pregnancy (some women develop the disease during or after pregnancy), iodine deficiency. You might be wondering what are the risk factors for this disease. Anyone can develop the disease but you have a greater risk factor if you are a woman older than the age of 60, have any autoimmune disease like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or a chronic inflammatory condition, have a family history of thyroid disease, have been treated with radioactive iodine or anti-thyroid medication, received radiation to your neck or upper chest, have had thyroid surgery, have been pregnant or delivered a baby within the past six months. Next is there any complications with this disease and the answer is yes if you let it go untreated. The complications are goiters, heart problems, mental health issues, peripheral neuropathy, myxedema (which is a rare but life-threatening condition), infertility, and birth defects. What am I going to expect from the doctor’s office when I go to the appointment is probably what you are thinking…

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    of halogens, alkali metals, and alkaline metals. He created a card for each of the 63 known elements at that time that contained its element symbol, atomic weight and its characteristic chemical and physical properties ("Periodic Table,"). In this research paper, the element iodine will be discussed along with its history, discovery, uses in the medical field, and other trends. Iodine was discovered by a French chemist named Bernard Courtois in 1811. While running experiments on seaweed he…

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    Iodine Research Paper

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    Iodine is a metallic grey element found in the halogen part of the periodic table. In the early 1900s, many people in the U.S. were suffering from Iodine deficiencies which caused all sorts of health complications. The decision to add iodine to salt was made to remedy these deficiencies and the problems associated with them. Salt was picked as a host for the iodine, because of its widespread use and the ease at which iodine could be added. This decision did not come without a cost and today the…

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    arbitrary unitsml-1 in week 2. Decrease of TSH continues to his lowest point of 0.05 arbitrary unit ml-1 in week 8 and after it remain low and steady. In contrast, hormone levels rise week by week with one or two slight drop. T3 is reaching his peak in week 9, 1.75 ng ml-1 wherebout T4 is 1.10 µg ml-1 in week 13.The level of both hormones steadily decline after their peak and seems that they remain stable. Negative feedback effect register the decreased level of thyroid hormones in the…

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    Dialysis Tubing Lab Report

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    Materials Starch Glucose Water Dialysis Tubing Iodine String Scapula Scale Benedict 's Solution Test Tubes Test Tube Rack Hot Plate Procedure Lab was demonstrated by teacher. Observations Observation of Physical Properties After Time and Heat Initial Observations Observations After 24 hours Observations After heating with Benedict’s Solution ICF (glucose,starch,H2O) Cloudy White 26.38g Dark Blue/Black Opaque 27.02g Bright Orange Murky Opaque ECF (H2O + I2) Transparent Goldish…

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    Iodine Research Paper

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    Iodine is essential for a healthy and functional thyroid. An absence of this mineral may result problems in women's, in low vitality, weight gain, coldness, depression,constipation, muscle pain, cognitive decline, heart disease, and different types of cancer. Furthermore, for unborn children, an absence of iodine mineral in their mother's diet and body can causes to weak mental capacity, cretinism, and autism. Did you realize that the World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the United…

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    Iodine

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    Iodine is essential on the new plant and this is why. Iodine is a key component of the hormones made in the thyroid gland. These hormones are absolutely critical to human health, helping to control energy production and utilization in nearly every cell of the body. David Brownstein explains in his books “Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It”, how iodine is crucial in a person’s life by saying “My experience has shown that iodine in doses ranging from 6-50mg/day is adequate…

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    (p. 44). Hypertension is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. According to an article in the American Journal of Hypertension (2010), people diagnosed with hypertension should restrict their salt intake (p. 1095). However, according to Web MD we need iodine, found in table salt, for the health of our thyroid (2005-2015). As you can see, choosing the right diet can be confusing. We can also assume that diet does play a part in many of our illnesses and our overall wellbeing. So,…

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    Are you struggling with a slow metabolism, fatigue, weight gain or trouble maintaining a healthy weight? Constipation, swinging moods or depression, dry skin, low energy levels, memory and concentration problems can also be symptoms of thyroid dysfunction. You can support your thyroid balance by visiting a doctor for tests, then under their supervision, treating it with natural supplements and lifestyle changes. What is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a small-butterfly shaped gland located in…

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    Introduction The purpose of this lab is to test different solutions for macromolecules as well as to identify an unknown solution. This experiment used three tests to identify which macromolecules (carbohydrates and proteins) were present in different sample solutions. The tests were the iodine test, Benedict’s test, and the biuret test. To begin, the iodine test was used to identify which solutions contained glycogen or starch. If the solution tested negative, it stayed the yellow colour of the…

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