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I am suffering from fatigue, headaches, low libido, and thinning hair. Could my hormones low?

I am suffering from fatigue, headaches, low libido, and thinning hair. Could my hormones low?

Could be thyroid: While there are several things that can cause a constellation of symptoms as described above, a low thyroid is a common cause. Hypothyroidism is the low production of "thyroid hormones" caused by a weakness in the thyroid gland which can be damaged by an over-enthusiastic immune system. The thyroid gland is responsible for energy and metabolism in part and low levels can cause fatigue and more. ...Read more

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Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. 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 (or androgenic) 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 first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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I am a 23 year old female. I was told all of my hormones and thyroid levels are "within range" but I'm experiencing chronic tiredness, fibroids, sexual dis-function, no libido, and hair loss. My prolactin was elevated at 31.2.

I am a 23 year old female. I was told all of my hormones and thyroid levels are "within range" but I'm experiencing chronic tiredness, fibroids, sexual dis-function, no libido, and hair loss. My prolactin was elevated at 31.2.

Need thorough checkp: Fibroids may imply heavy bleeding, and anemia, fatigue, tiredness..Im not a Gyn , you need one. Why is prolactine high? Any meds? I would be concerned and agsin, best is to obtain a thorough gyn evaluation for correct diagnosis. And start treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 41 yr old female with low t looking for help. I suffer from fatigue, mood swings, anxiety, hair loss, low libido. Endo said symptoms not from low t. Help?

I'm 41 yr old female with low t looking for help.  I suffer from fatigue, mood swings,  anxiety, hair loss, low libido. Endo said symptoms not from low t.  Help?

Maybe but treat: Still need to treat the low thyroid! if still feeling the same symptoms ask your doctor about the rest of your lab results, about depression. ...Read more

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Im 24yo, no sexual contact, moody, thinning hair, nausea, fatigue, foodcravings, irreg mens. How likely it is that I have an endocrine problem?

See doctor: Highly recommend this constellation of symptoms be evaluated by a doctor. No telling what this is without a complete medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Is maca root good for hormone imbalance and thinning hair due to depo shot.I would like to conceive soon and don't want any prob. from being on shot?

Is maca root good for hormone imbalance and thinning hair due to depo shot.I would like to conceive soon and don't want any prob. from being on shot?

May help after stop: I agree with Dr. Dohan: if you want to conceive soon stop depo shots now; it can take time to rebalance and to be able to conceive after stopping. The best way to restore balance and increase hair is to stop. Maca won't help much while you're on depo but may help restore balance after stopping it. More research is needed but maca is safe and sound science shows benefits: http://tinyurl.com/6372ef ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more