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Can taking iodine help your hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Jennie Law
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unlikely

It is very very rare for iodine deficiency to cause hypothyroidism; our salt is supplemented.
Most common cause in usa is hashimotos, and taking iodine supplementation without thyroid hormone can worsen your situation. See your pcp or endo for proper evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Unlikely

It is very very rare for iodine deficiency to cause hypothyroidism; our salt is supplemented.
Most common cause in usa is hashimotos, and taking iodine supplementation without thyroid hormone can worsen your situation. See your pcp or endo for proper evaluation and treatment.
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Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Unless you are on a low iodine diet.

In brief: No

Unless you are on a low iodine diet.
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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