A 19-year-old female asked:
If i have thyroid problems due to thinning of hair & slow hair growth, what can i use that'll help grow it fast & thicker?
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Dr. Srdjan Prodanovichanswered
Dermatology 21 years experience
Hair Loss: Hair loss (hl) is a commonly associated with thyroid problems (hyper-/hypothyroidism). Some of the medications (e.g., levothyroxine) may by itself cause hl. Thyroid problems may also fall into a spectrum of autoimmune thyroid disease and proper evaluation of both hl and thyroid problem by an endocrinologist is warranted. Vitamin d is also important (http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/12919165).
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