Having your thyroid removed due to cancer or autoimmune disease demands a life long regime of medication. With this, there are side effects that prevent you from ever feeling like your normal self ever again: fatigue, depression, weight gain, mood swings, aches and pain, memory loss, hair loss, etc. Just because it's treatable doesn't mean you're cured!
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Everything there is to know about thyroid cancer Thyroid Cancer Awareness - There is no good cancer Poster design, Mary Anne Pennington, 2014 Sources: UCSF Medical Center, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, University of Maryland Medical Center