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Can Depression Cause Hair Loss
So many health problems. Allergies asthma hair loss hyperhydrosis constipation weight gain anxiety depression weakness ed.What can cause this all?
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
Due to excessive stress i'm experiencing hair loss , loss of appetite and poor sleep, afraid as i might fall into depression. Help me?
Get checked out: You need to keep in touch with your primary care physician in order to make sure you are looking good from an internal medicine standpoint through appropriate examination and testing i see you already have been diagnosed as hypothyroid as well. I would also discuss the need of the statin as some people feel lousy on those. You may need a psychological or psychiatric evaluation as well soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I started mini pill 6 weeks ago.had depression,bloating,hair loss and spots.will these stop in time or should I change pill now?
Change: Levonorgestrel, because it is somewhat androgenic, causes all these symptoms in some people. Ethinylestradiol, like all estrogens, is hazardous to use if there are migraines. Especially migraine with aura. You should avoid hormones. There are non-hormonal types of birth control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
47 yrs old just prescribed generic activella. So scared of mental depression, already have anxiety. Scared of more hair loss weight gain. Is this safe?
Discuss with ur MD: You doctor has prescribed this probabely for symptom relief due to menopause.You should discuss your concerns with the doctor who prescribed the hormone for your symptoms and how long will you be taking it. There is nothing wrong in taking generic as copared to brand name, they are both equally effective and you do not have to have any concern about that. ...Read more
I've been suffering severe hair loss over the last 2 months- numbing in arms at night-hoarseness in my voice- depression- what's wrong with me?
Not sure. Would: Recommend eval by your physician. Symptoms that could occur with hypothyroidism include: depressed ; irritable mood, decreased sex drive, problems with memory, weight gain, cold sensitivity, hair loss or dryness, dry skin, constipation, change in periods, feeling weak ; tired with muscle aches ; pains. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This happened in order.Hair loss, hyperhydrosis, feeling ugly, anxiety attack, depression, constipation. Pressure in head? Sounds like stress symotoms?Gad?
Diet: I have seen many people wih these symptoms. It is typical of what I have called functional dysautonomia. The autonomic (automatic) nervous system is controlled by the lower brain and lousy diet screws it up. By far the commonest cause in my long experience is all that sugary stuff, including sweeteners and diet drinks. It easily causes vitamin b1 and magnesium deficiency. ...Read more
Fat pads around neck, swollen face, depression, anxiety, mood swings,weight gain cant lose weight, hair loss on head,is it cushing's disease?
Under eye dark circle, hair whitening, hair loss high blood pressure, high level of frettin, mild depression. 27 years old. Why?
YOU NEED A WORKUP!: HOW LONG FOR ALL THESE SYMPTOMS? DO YOU TAKE ANY MEDICATIONS? YOU MUST SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR WITH ALL DELIBERATE SPEED! ...Read more
Depression, sever hair loss in 2 months, tired, week, constipation, red eyes, sleep paralysis, numbing sensation throughout bod what's wrong with me?
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
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