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Reducing Your Risk of Hypothyroidism

There are no current guidelines to prevent hypothyroidism.

Revision Information

  • Hypothyroidism. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at: Updated February 27, 2012. Accessed November 20, 2012.

  • Hypothyroidism in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: 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.

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