What are your doctors saying about the cause of non-genetic thyroid issues?
The one thing that I have not seen mentioned on here is what the doctors are saying about why people have got their problem in the first place.
I know that some problems have a family link but not mine.
I had a toxic thyroid which made me very hyperthyroid and I was given no alternative but to have the complete thyroid removed last month.
When I first saw my GP with symptoms, then later the Endo, plus the doctor in charge of the Dept. of Nuclear Medicine, and even the surgeon, they have all said that this problem was most likely as a result of the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. It seems that the medical profession in France (where I live) are well aware of an upturn in cases of problems like mine due to the disaster (I lived in the Lake District in 1986) and the medical profession in Germany and the other Northern European countries are tracking this increase in cases.
Has this ever been suggested to anyone in the UK?