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hair loss in women over 60

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Low iron,thyroid: Many things can lead to hair loss including heredity, iron deficiency, an under active thyroid or hormone abnormalities associated with polycywtic ova ... Read More
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Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many reasons: Some of the reasons for hair loss > 1. Heredity 2. Stress 3. Low hemoglobin levels 4. Various drugs (especially chemotherapy drugs).
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Hormones: Hormones, medication, low protein, thyroid anomaly, adrenal gland problem, frequent child birth.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
57 years experience Bariatrics
COUNT YOUR GENES: Genetic make up is the main cause.
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A female asked:
Dr. J. Richard Shih
28 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Women: Hormone disturbance, anxiety, skin disease, foods, drugs, chemical agent and environmental toxins all have contributed to woman hair loss. Balance of ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fortunately : Fortunately hair loss (alopecia) in women is infrequent, but tends to lead to loss of self esteem more than in men. The underlying causes are aging, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Check thyroid: One cause of hair loss in women is hypothyroidism. If that is the problem, treatment with thyroid medication should correct the problem.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: Why are you taking it. It is not an effective medication for any illness. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
If: Not following gluten free diet, it could contribute.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurie Casas
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: It can be one of the signs and symptoms of low thyriod. Visit your physician to discuss this issue so that this can be evaluated.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
20 years experience Family Medicine
Try minoxidil: It would be important to clarify the cause of your hair loss. It is actually quite common. 37 isn't very old and you should not just accept that yo ... Read More
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