What precautions should be taken in the daily life of patients with hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism is a common disease, and many people have greatly reduced their quality of life because of it, and do not know what to do with it. I would like to remind everyone that if there is a thyroid disease, you must not let it go. Early detection, early diagnosis and early treatment can minimize the impact of the disease and recover quickly.

What should patients with hyperthyroidism pay attention to in their daily life?

01 never stay up late, use your eyes Moderate

Patients with hyperthyroidism eat a lot, but consume a lot, and their bodies are generally weak. Generally speaking, patients with hyperthyroidism cannot stay up late, eat uncontrollably, and cannot perform strenuous activities such as long-distance running, swimming, and mountain climbing;If the hyperthyroidism is severe, you should rest or even rest in bed.

In addition, patients with hyperthyroidism are often accompanied by exophthalmos, which causes paralysis of the external ophthalmia, easy visual fatigue, and dilated eyeballs. Patients with hyperthyroidism and exophthalmos should read less books and newspapers, avoid watching TV, and reduce eye irritation and visual fatigue.

02Families should understand the patient and the patient should try to control their emotions

Clinically, the condition of patients with hyperthyroidism often worsens suddenly and sharply. /span>Patients with hyperthyroidism often experience adverse stimulation before their condition worsens, such as quarreling with colleagues and family members over trivial matters, and they cannot control themselves.

Therefore, patients should learn to control their emotions, and family members and colleagues in the unit should understand the patients and create a more comfortable environment. A good environment to avoid mental stimulation.

03 Iodine-containing foods should be controlled, Spicy and stimulating foods should not be eaten

Hyperthyroidism patients eat iodine-containing food, it is easy to promote the hardening of the thyroid tissue, and the swollen hard lumps are hard to disappear, making the disease difficult to heal. Therefore, patients with hyperthyroidism should not eat more iodine-rich foods such as fish and kelp.

04 Prevent infection, prevent recurrence or exacerbation of hyperthyroidism

The total number of white blood cells in patients with hyperthyroidism is low, Granulocytes are also low, which can easily lead to infection. If infection occurs, the controlled hyperthyroidism will recur or worsen, and even a hyperthyroid crisis will occur. Therefore, it is necessary to learn to prevent various infections, and once the signs of infection are found, they should be controlled as soon as possible.

05Insist on treatment, regular examinations are essential

There are many ways to treat hyperthyroidism, each with their own scope and advantages and disadvantages.Regardless of the type of treatment used, it has limitations and should be determined on a case-by-case basis.

When choosing a treatment method, fully respect the doctor’s opinion, After determining the treatment method, be sure to Be persistent, do not change or stop . Routine blood tests and liver function tests should be performed after the treatment of hyperthyroidism begins, once a week for the first month, and once a month thereafter.

06 Female hyperthyroidism, be careful during pregnancy and lactation

< span>Female patients with hyperthyroidism should not be pregnant, and breastfeeding women should suspend breastfeeding. Because female patients are pregnant, the secretion of estrogen increases significantly, the synthesis of thyroxine increases, and both the mother and the fetus are in a state of consumption, especially the use of drugs for the treatment of hyperthyroidism during pregnancy will affect the normal operation of the fetus. Development, resulting in congenital low intelligence, so it is not suitable for pregnancy before the symptoms of hyperthyroidism are controlled.

If hyperthyroidism is found afterthe second trimester of pregnancy, in addition to careful treatment, it is not advisable to breastfeed after childbirth< /span>. Because the drug can be transferred to the baby through breast milk, resulting in hypothyroidism, affecting the growth and development of the baby.

In short, hyperthyroidism is not an incurable disease, and patients must have a A good attitude to fight the disease will restore health under professional treatment! The above precautions should be paid attention to at all times to avoid recurrence of the disease.