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How can hyperthyroidism cause hair loss?

How can hyperthyroidism cause hair loss?

Thyroid = Hair Loss: In our experience treating over 15,000 men and women with hair loss since the 1990's, we've seen a strong connection between hyper-thyroid, hypo-thyroid, thyroid medications & hair loss. Thyroid imbalance and thyroid treatments VERY OFTEN causes excessive hair shedding & hair loss. Sometimes this occurs along w/ hereditary hair loss. Diagnosis & treatments are available from ABHRS-certified docs. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Will biotin help hair loss from hyperthyroidism?

Will biotin help hair loss from hyperthyroidism?

Hair loss: Biotin is not deficient in hyperthyroid states correction of thyroid status will restore hair loss after 12 to 14 weeks once normal thyroid levels. ...Read more

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What could cause weight loss but normal/good appetite besides hyperthyroid in a young patient?

What could cause weight loss but normal/good appetite besides hyperthyroid in a young patient?

A few things: Age is a factor here. A young person going thru a growth spurt would have increased caloric needs and if these were not met, weight could be lost. On the other hand, if a person increased their activity level this would also increase caloric needs. This again would lead to weight loss if the the new caloric needs were not met. In both cases a person's appetite may increase or stay normal. ...Read more

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I am suffering from continuous weight loss due to hyperthyroidism. Which medicines should I take along with my regular medicines to gain weight?

I am suffering from continuous weight loss due to hyperthyroidism. Which medicines should I take along with my regular medicines to gain weight?

Unless you can: Take in more calories than you're burning off, you will continue to lose weight until you get your thyroid level normalized with either radioiodine treatment or antithyroid drugs. Talk w/your doctor. ...Read more

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It looks like I might have hyperthyroid how big of a deal is this really? Apart from PMS like symptoms and major weight loss what is so bad about it?

It looks like I might have hyperthyroid how big of a deal is this really? Apart from PMS like symptoms and major weight loss what is so bad about it?

Hyperthyroid?: Can have many symptoms that need treatment . Some it and not all r thew following:goiter( visibly enlarged thyroid gland). Heat intolerance;, difficulty concentrating; fatigue , frequent bowel movement; increased appetite; increased sweating; nervousness., restlessness...It is defiantly worth to see u pcp or an endocrinologist for it, . ...Read more

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Will the medication used for hyperthyroidism counteract hair loss due to the disease?

Will the medication used for hyperthyroidism counteract hair loss due to the disease?

Yes: Yes, replacing thyroid hormone will fix the hair loss as long as it is caused by low thyroid hormone. It will take some time before you notice a change (6-12 months). ...Read more

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Is there is a medication for hyperthyroid that doesn't have hair loss as a side effect?

Find the root cause: I get this question a lot and unfortunately I have to say no about the medications. But i'd like to offer another solution. The goal of hyperthyroid meds is to. ...Read more

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I was taken thyroxine two month now I have weight loss if oh ace hyperthyroidism?

I was taken thyroxine two month now I have weight loss if oh ace hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroid: It is possible, and even likely, that your thyroxine dose is too high. Please contact your primary doctor. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more