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Reducing Your Risk of Hypothyroidism

The content below is part of the “Health Library” and is not indicative of services available at the facility.

There are no current guidelines to prevent hypothyroidism.

Revision Information

  • Hypothyroidism. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/endocrine/hypothyroidism/Pages/fact-sheet.aspx. Updated February 27, 2012. Accessed November 20, 2012.

  • Hypothyroidism in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 19, 2012. Accessed November 20, 2012.

  • Roberts CG, Ladenson RW. Hypothyroidism. Lancet. 2004;363(9411):793-803.

  • Trumbo PR. Perchlorate consumption, iodine status, and thyroid function. Nutr Rev. 2010;68(1):62-66.