The use of konjac glucomannan to lower serum thyroid hormones in hyperthyroidism


Azezli A. D. , Bayraktaroglu T., Orhan Y.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NUTRITION, cilt.26, ss.663-668, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 26 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/07315724.2007.10719645
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NUTRITION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.663-668

Özet

Objective: Patients with hyperthyroidism occasionally need rapid restoration to the euthyroid state. In wiew of the increased enterohepatic circulation of thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine T3) in thyrotoxicosis, and metabolic effects of konjac glucomannan in gastrointestinal system, we aimed to determine the activity of glucomannan in treatment of hyperthyroidism.