Thousand Palms, CA
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dx'd hypothyroid (tsh 28,negative antibodies) at 10y/o and on levothyroxine since. tested again and still neg antibodies. what could be cause of hypo?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Many possibilities: Hypothyroidism is very common but in most cases the cause isn't known. There are many possible causes.There are genetic tendencies and it's also related to iodine deficiencies and exposure to many environmental toxins including fluoride, BPA, pesticides, a diet high in goitrogenic foods etc. It is difficult to determine in an individual case.
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