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Reducing Your Risk of Hypothyroidism

There are no current guidelines to prevent hypothyroidism.

References

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Hypothyroidism in adults. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T115914/Hypothyroidism-in-adults. Updated July 12, 2016. Accessed February 20, 2017.

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