There is no way to prevent hyperthyroidism in cases of
and most other causes. Factitious hyperthyroidism can be prevented—avoid taking in too much iodine (iodized salt, salt water fish) or taking too high a dose of thyroid replacement medication. Reducing or quitting smoking will also lower your risk of hyperthyroidism.
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care
provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a
substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the
advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to
starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a