Can iodine help with wound care?

Kann Jod bei der Wundversorgung helfen?

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1. can iodine help in wound care?

Iodine can be used very well as a disinfectant for wounds. In doing so, iodine can kill bacteria, spores and fungi and cleanse the skin. Iodine tinctures, which are often used on very large wounds, kill microorganisms. The iodine is released directly into the wound and cleans the wound from the inside. Nowadays, povidone iodine is used more frequently. Iodine is incorporated in such a way that it is used more slowly and is better tolerated by humans. Povidone iodine is not only used for wounds, but also for preparations for operations.

2. what is the daily requirement of iodine?

The recommended daily intake increases, however, with physical activity, as iodine is excreted through sweat. The recommended daily intake of iodine for pregnant and breastfeeding women is approx. 230 µg, as they have to provide for their child as well. However, these recommended values do not apply to people with an increased iodine requirement due to illness. One should generally keep in mind that age, weight and size always play a significant role.

How can you recognize an iodine deficiency?

Iodine is an essential mineral. Since the human organism is very dependent on its functions, it should be taken in daily through a healthy and balanced diet. If the body receives too little iodine, deficiency symptoms can occur. An iodine deficiency can be recognised by various symptoms. These include skin changes, fatigue, sensitivity to cold, lack of drive and breathing difficulties.

4. iodine in the form of food supplements

Anyone who wants to increase an iodine level that is too low with a food supplement should definitely 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: can iodine help with wound care?

Iodine can help very well with wound care. It has an antibacterial effect and helps remove germs, viruses and bacteria. When preparing for surgery, povidone iodine is used for disinfection. It is better tolerated and works more slowly.

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