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Is it Normal or not for, or of my strands of hair always falling out everyday at me being 36 years old. ?

Is it Normal or not for, or of my strands of hair always falling out everyday at me being 36 years old. ?

Check thyroid: Hypothyroidism is a common cause of excessive hair loss. See the book, Hypothyroidism, the Unsuspected Illness, by Broda Barnes, MD. ...Read more

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Is it true that stress can cause hair loss? Not in patches...I mean like running your fingers thru your your hair and about 30 strands falling out.

Is it true that stress can cause hair loss? Not in patches...I mean like running your fingers thru your your hair and about 30 strands falling out.

Hair loss: Yes it is possible that stress can cause hair loss but it is important to also rule out medical causes. See your primary care doctor to rule out the medical causes. If medical causes are ruled out, then monitoring and managing stress would be the next strategy. ...Read more

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My hair keeps falling out. Every day i see around ten hairs loosely falling out in single strands so i pull them out.

My hair keeps falling out. Every day i see around ten hairs loosely falling out in single strands so i pull them out.

Get seen: A competent dermatologist with a hand microscope and access to a lab can tell you if this is hypothyroidism, telogen effluvium, alopecia areata or one of the other. ...Read more

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What would cause my hair to be falling out?

What would cause my hair to be falling out?

Multifactorial : Thanks for your question! This is one of the most common questions I see in clinical practice. Essentially it could be iron deficiency, thyroid issues, or androgenetic alopecia. There may be other more rare causes too. In short, I would go to your doc and get some iron and thyroid checked! ...Read more

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My hair goes falling off,,,,What to do Sir?

See doctor: You need to go to your doctor for a thorough exam and history. Start there ...Read more

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I am suffering from falling of my hair?

I  am suffering  from falling  of  my  hair?

See doctor: You may have a problem with your thyroid gland, or be deficient in b vitamins, esp biotin. Magnesium deficiency and zinc deficiency can also cause hair loss. If you have patchy hair loss, see dermatologist. ...Read more

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My hair has been falling out very bad. Why is this?

My hair has been falling out very bad. Why is this?

Multiple reasons: There are a variety of reasons hair falls out. These include poor diet, stress and improper chemical treatments to your hair. Internal abnormalities can also affect hair growth including thyroid disorders, iron deficiency, low B12 and other hormone disorders. The best thing to do is have a complete workup by a board dermatologist who will help you identify the problem. ...Read more

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