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Causes Of Hair Shedding In Women
To mention a few: Excessive hair loss can be due to chemical ,illness,medication,trauma. Hair braiding especially from the traction. Autoimmune diseases,thyroid dysfunction ,genetic tendencies and nutritional deficiences can all be responsible. See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment ...Read more
Not directly: Norethindrone is a synthetic progesterone. Many hormonal medications can cause hair follicles that are adjacent to each other to become synchronized in their growth and resting phases. This can cause the appearance of rapid growth and apparent hair "shedding" in local areas. The hormone does not cause cause hair loss per se. ...Read more
Ferritin = 39. Hemoglobin = 13.4. Hematocrit = 39.8. Some hair shedding. I'm a woman in her 30s. Should i take an iron supplement? If yes, how much?
NO: But it causes other problems. Throw it away. ...Read more
Can low ferritin cause shortness of breath, hair shedding, and fatigue? My level was 8. And my cbc showed slightly low for whatever shows iron.
Dx hashimotos, TSH 1.95, free T4 19. Suffering from extreme hair shedding for 2 months itchy burning scalp. Iron level at 34. Hair thinning.29yrs woman?
In reference to hair shedding, what is considered normal for a healthy individual in their 30's? I've read it's about 50 hairs a day. Is this correct?
..but who's counting: Yes, estimates are 30-50 head hairs per day. Tend to see (/count) more when first waking since, unless a really active sleeper, hair is relatively undisturbed overnight. If seeing a lot in am (like 30+ regularly), would consult a Dermatologist to see if any reversible cause or medication options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer