Prevention from Graves Disease

There is no sure shot way to prevent Graves disease. However, certain important tips that may help:

  • Be aware of a genetic link of Graves disease in your family and take precautions accordingly to lower the risk of developing this condition yourself
  • Avoid mental stress that may aggravate the onset of this disease. Practice yoga and meditation to calm your mind.
  • Avoid cigarette smoking and other toxic habits
  • Avoid the use of steroids, which may in turn lead to the onset of Graves disease
  • Avoid trauma or injury to the thyroid gland