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I have hair problem.if I put oil , result in very itchy scalp just 30min .and if I shampoo , result in dry frizzy hair. How make smooth n healthy hair?

I have hair problem.if I put oil , result in very itchy scalp just 30min .and if I shampoo , result in dry frizzy hair. How make smooth n healthy hair?

Change oils/shampoo.: You could have a mild allergy to certain oils or ingredients in the oil. Try a hypoallergenic product for your hair. There are shampoos that do not dry your hair. One of many homemade shampoo formulas is at the following website (copy and paste): http://wellnessmama.com/3701/natural-shampoo/ ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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I have thyroid problem which is gaining my weight but I am also loosing so much hairs in between these two months.. It's about 50% haur loss in time.

I have thyroid problem which is gaining my weight but I am also loosing so much hairs in between these two months.. It's about 50% haur loss in time.

Low thyroid: Sounds like common effects of low thyroid hormone--both will improve once your dr gets your hormone levels in check. Contact him/her or an endocrinologist asap for help. ...Read more

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Experiencing intense hair breakage/loss lately haven't had thyroid levels checked in v long time, is the hair problem due2 hyper or hypo levels?

Experiencing intense hair breakage/loss lately haven't had thyroid levels checked in v long time, is the hair problem due2 hyper or hypo levels?

Hard to say: Thyroid problems are 1 cause, but there are many Poor diet is also a cause, (eat a variety of fruits and vegetables 7-8 servings a day,etc.) Other diseases can cause hair loss as well as some medications. See your doctor and get a good evaluation with the appropriate blood work to find out if there is a medical cause. (Also to much bleaching, dying, blow-drying, tight pony-tails etc can do it. ) ...Read more

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My hair is falling and unwanted hair grows all over the body .I am 32 year old women.I am having thyroid problem also having medication for that. ?

My hair is falling and unwanted hair grows all over the body .I am 32 year old women.I am having thyroid problem also having medication for that. ?

It sound like: you would benefit from a COMPLETE ENDOCRINE EVALUATION by a Board Certified Endocrinologist ("GLAND" expert) Possibilities include PCOS, Adrenal gland hyperactvity and Pituitary abnormalities in addition to your THYROID issues! Since ALL these CONDITIONS are TREATABLE its important you get this evaluation ASAP Good Luck and I hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Why is my hair falling out? It has been coming out for 6 years tested for thyroid and that was not problem.

Why is my hair falling out? It has been coming out for 6 years tested for thyroid and that was not problem.

Allopecia: Scalp hair loss may be due to autoimmune disorder attacking hair follicles. Also could be secondary to high male-hormones. ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid problems?

Will my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid problems?

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

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Is it possible for thyroid problems to cause hair breakage and texture change?

Low thyroid: Having low thyroid hormone levels (hypothyroid) can cause hair to become thin and brittle. It would be reasonable to have your thyroid hormone leves checked along with a tsh. ...Read more

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Does your hair regrow from hairloss (diffuse thinning) caused by thyroid problems.

Thyroid alipecia : Hair loss due to influence of thyroid illness is corrected when thyroid is normal there is a delay of approximately 12 weeks since normal status. ...Read more