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can low thyroid hormone symptoms such as hair loss be reversed?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Possibly/depends,,,,: This may be reversed depending on how severe and long-standing the thyroid issue is and how good a person's circulation is. Strict adherence to therapy would also help.
Answered on May 17, 2013

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