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Hyperthyroidism Prevention

Prevention

To help reduce your chance of getting hyperthyroidism, take the following steps:

  • Avoid taking in too much iodine (iodized salt, salt water fish).
  • Avoid taking too high a dose of thyroid medication.
  • Get regular screening if you have a family history 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 medical condition. Copyright © 2019 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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