It’s fall and that means flu shot season, but if you have hypothyroidism, is getting a flu shot your smartest choice? Yes, I know; everyone tells you to get a flu shot: your insurance company sends you reminders, your employer encourages you to a flu shot and your health care provider also advises you to get your flu shot. So, you should get your shot right? However, if you have autoimmune thyroid disease and are hypothyroid, you might want to rethink how helpful that flu shot really is.
The following article explains who is at risk and what they should know.