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Does Thyroid Problems Effect Your Hair And Nails
Lost a patch of hair than found out I have hashimotos thyroid problems. Will the hair grow back? It's been 6 years and will i loose more hair?
Possibly: Thyroid level changes, either going up or down are associated with temporary hair loss. A chronically low level causes chronic hair loss. Autoimmune disorders, such as hashimotos can be associated with a chronic diffuse hair loss. Alopecia areata is a seperate but associated autoimmune disorder in which one loses patches of hair resulting in bald spots. This can be treated. ...Read more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
Probably: If you got the problem corrected then it should grow back. It may take a while. Now, if you were bald before the thyroid problem, then you may just be out of luck. ...Read more
What r some symptoms of thyroid problems. My hair is falling out around the edges bad and I'm only 27 could that be what's causing it?
Hypothyroidism : The symptoms of hypothyroidism (under active thyroid) can include the following: Fatigue Increased sensitivity to cold Constipation Dry skin Unexplained weight gain Puffy face Hoarseness Muscle weakness Elevated blood cholesterol level Muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints Heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods Thinning hair Slowed heart rate ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have thyroid problems due to thinning of hair & slow hair growth, what can I use that'll help grow it fast & thicker?
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). ...Read more
Dry Hair: Kerastase is hands-down the best shampoo on the market, however, you will pay a price for perfection. At about $27 for 8 oz., bain satin is a vitamin-infused shampoo created for parched, dry hair. Choose from 1, 2 or 3, with 3 created for the most parched hair. According to instyle magazine, which named it a "best buy" several years running, bain satin contains cationic polymers that targets dry. ...Read more
How can I stop my hair from falling out. No thyroid problems but was taking Depakote which I stopped over 2 months ago. Very frustrated.
I'm hypothyroid. When on birth control alone,I noticed dat my acne &hair loss improved little. Is dis pos? Iv heard dat bcps worsen thyroid problems?
BCP and thyroid: BCP do not worsen thyroid problems. Presumably you are taking levothyroxine for your hypothyroidism. BCP increases the amount of thyroid binding protein in the blood. In some of the older blood tests, this altered some of the values, but if a TSH or FT4 is measured, there is no problem with interpretation of lab values. ...Read more
My hair keeps falling out. I have fatigue, low energy, tremors, depression that mimic thyroid problems. what tests tell besides normal TSH , T3/4?
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