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A 34-year-old female asked:

i am detected with hashimoto's hypothyroidism (tsh 4.67) and taking levothyroxine. my salt has iodine.should i change it to non iodized salt?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No need to: Taking iodized salt will not have any adverse effect. Your thyroid probably still makes some thyroxine and needs iodine.

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Last updated Sep 19, 2014

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