Don't let them irradiate your thyroid...that's what they did to my sister, and they over-did it and killed her thyroid, and she has had to take thyroid hormone replacement medication ever since.
Anyway, there is a link between gluten (foods containing wheat/rye/barley/spelt/oats) and autoimmune thyroid diseases. See /sites.google.com/site/jccglutenfree/type1diabetesandautoimmunethyroiddisease
for more info...
A sensitivity to gluten won't show up on an allergy test, either. There is a blood test that can look for IgG antibodies to gluten (or to gliadin, a piece of the protein found in gluten), but not everyone who has a gluten sensitivity will have elevated IgG antigluten or antigliadin antibodies. Best test is a gluten-free diet trial for a minimum of 6 months, followed by rechallenge...
Not many doctors are familiar with non-Celiac forms of Gluten Sensitivity. Read more about
all of this here:/sites.google.com/site/jccglutenfree/
Chronic Lyme, Bart., Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut dysmotility & non-specific inflammation, Lupus, Osteoporosis, etc.; G-Tube
Meds: Flagyl, Domperidone, Zofran, Claritin, Andrographis & other herbs, homeopathy, supplements, etc.