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Hair Breakage And Loss
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
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
What can cause thyroid symptoms normal testing T4 free 1.26 and TSH .316! cold (iron) normal, hair breakage, period changes, weight loss 20lbs in 5m?
Is there anyway to stop severe hair breakage? Im losing a lot of hair suddenly. I hve chemically treated hair. But i havnt done anything to it recently
Try moisturizer: Unfortunately, the damage may have been done with the chemical treatment, even if it was some time ago. The hair shaft away from the growing part near the scalp may be dried out and fragile. I expect you may have tried a moisturizer for your hair already, but if not, that is where i would suggest starting. Also, avoid further irritation such as even things like blow drying hair with high heat... ...Read more
Does hair breakage from combing cause your hair to stop growing? I have coarse kinky hair and breakage is unavoidable.
Many possibilities: You did not explain how you treat your hair. Do you use curling irons a lot? Have you had it straightened and colored in addition? Those could certainly make your hair break. In terms of it falling out you need to be analyzed whether or not your thyroid is normal, your ferritin level is normal and whether or not you have lost a lot of weight recently or have been under a great deal of stress. An e. ...Read more
34 year old african a female trying to get my hair breakage under control and want it to grow. Condition daily also biotin 5, 000 mg. Suggestions!
What causes extreme hair breakage, and a change in hair texture? Im not on any medications, I have no illnesses. 60 years old. Menopause for 6 years.
No: Very certain the hair breakage is not related to pain and pressure in the head. Causes of pain and pressure in the head are multiple. First rule out hypertension. stress, sinus disease, etc.. Have a good physical examination. That should determine how far to go with investigation of head pain and pressure. Brain inflammation and tumors are rare but on the list of possibilities. ...Read more
Hair breakage at root. Kinky hair texture. No chemical treated hair for 3 years. Breaking from roots and down entite hair shaft. Lives in NYC?
Does taking Plaquenil and/or Cymbalta cause hair breakage/shedding? I've been experiencing it since I was put on them.
Not necessarily: We need to know more about your health and why you're taking his medications. It may be the underlying medical problem is the cause for you to have the symptoms. I would with not initially expect these two medications to cause hair breakage but consider more your medical problems discuss this with your physician and if necessary see a dermatologist ...Read more
I got hormone imbalance due to tbi.now I have severe hair breakage.will my hair grow up when i recover from tbi?
Any good product, medication, or vitamin for severe hair breakage? I hve chemically treated hair. I've NT done anythng durastic 2 it latly. Thyroid okay.
I have been takn ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for 4.5mos. I have had severe hair breakage/clumps for 3ish months. Is there any connection? Can it weaken hair?
Damage: These procedures may have damaged your hair. Recommend seeing a good beautician to assess your hair further. ...Read more
Severe hair loss and breakage. Bad hot flashes. Very stressed. Major life change 6 months ago. Hypothyroidism. Healthy lifestyle athletic 60 yrs 0ld?
Thyroid removed level at .406 now on meds have a lot symptoms of low thyroid, hair loss and breakage dry skin constipated doc says fine y i feel bad?
Not sure.: Could be that you are underdosed in your thyroid replacement hormone. I am not sure if 0.406 is your current TSH or not. If it is, it is hard to explain. If this doesn't clear up in a short while you might consider repeating your TSH and using a small dose of t3 (liothyronine). ...Read more
Vitamin B12 does not affect hair color.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more