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Is hair loss linked to fatty liver from obesity?

Is hair loss linked to fatty liver from obesity?

Hair LosS: Fatty liver & hair loss are not directly related. Hair loss may be due to hormonal factors, thyroid disorder, hair products, medications, skin diseases, scalp infections, etc. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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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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Is hair loss connected to fatty liver from obesity?

Is hair loss connected to fatty liver from obesity?

PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome can be associated with fatty liver, high triglycerides, low hdl, high risk for diabetes, irregular periods, hair in unwanted areas and also male pattern hair loss. Insulin resistance is a common factor among the symptoms. Resulting high Insulin levels interfere in normal menstrual cycles, allowing for more testosterone like hormones to build up causing hair loss in some. ...Read more

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What kinds of illnesses cause hair loss? I am 38 f. I do have fatty liver from being obese and habe lost 35 lbs.

What kinds of illnesses cause hair loss? I am 38 f. I do have fatty liver from being obese and habe lost 35 lbs.

Any change: Actually any change in your body, even a good change like weight loss, can cause a temporary increase in the normal rate of hairs falling out. But this is a short phase, and when the hairs grow back, your hair will be as full as ever. ...Read more

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Could fatty liver from obesity cause hair loss? Or is it from losing 52 lbs since march or could my fatty liver be getting worse

Could fatty liver from obesity cause hair loss? Or is it from losing 52 lbs since march or could my fatty liver be getting worse

Rapid weight loss: The hair loss is more likely due to the rapid weight loss. Also make sure you are getting enough protein as this could also lead to hair loss. As your weight loss slows down yoir hair will come back. You can also try biotin. It works for some. ...Read more

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Is biotin bad for your liver and kidneys I am taking it as a supplement to stop hair loss?

Is biotin bad for your liver and kidneys I am taking it as a supplement to stop hair loss?

Biotin: Is a b vitamin (co-enzyme) necessary for fat and carbohydrate metabolism. Take the recommended amount and your kidneys and liver will thank you. ...Read more

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I found out I had fatty liver in march. Changed diet and lost 62 lbs. Having some night sweats and hair loss. Worried I have cancer.?

I found out I had fatty liver in march. Changed diet and lost 62 lbs. Having some night sweats and hair loss. Worried I have cancer.?

Worrying does't help: I am worried about your 62 lb weight loss in 6 months. You need a good evaluation. No one can guess what you have until a good history and physical done with some blood tests and scans. ...Read more

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Liver enzymes elevated w/3 weeks methimazole; don't drink; hair loss; 95.9f temp; lab norm except slightly high t4; want 2 reduce med; dr said no; why?

Liver enzymes elevated w/3 weeks methimazole; don't drink; hair loss; 95.9f temp; lab norm except slightly high t4; want 2 reduce med; dr said no; why?

Ask your doctor!: I really can't speak for your doctor. Obviously he/she feels the benefits of Methimazole for you at this time outweighs the stress it is placing on your liver. Other doctors might have a different opinion- this is a judgement call. Ask your doc & if not satisfied seek a second opinion. There are other treatments available but mild elevations tend to be temporary. Herbs like milk thistle may help. ...Read more

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Significant weight loss. Hair loss. Night sweats. Good apettite. Fatty liver. All blood work good. Thyroid good. Pain berween shoulder blades.?

Significant weight loss. Hair loss. Night sweats. Good apettite. Fatty liver. All blood work good. Thyroid good. Pain berween shoulder blades.?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of hypothyroidism in the beginning stages? So far I have some hair loss, I workout a lot but still have a distended abdomen

What are some symptoms of hypothyroidism in the beginning stages? So far I have some hair loss, I workout a lot but still have a distended abdomen

Weight gain,: Hot and cold intolerance, dry skin, constipation, sluggishness and fatigue, menstrual irregularity or cessation of periods. There are many others which you can read about on a good medical website like mayo clinic. ...Read more

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Have left side abdomen pain, hair loss, dizziness, indigestiion, full feeling. Diverculitus, celiac ruled out. What else could this condition be?

Have left side abdomen pain, hair loss, dizziness, indigestiion, full feeling. Diverculitus, celiac ruled out. What else could this condition be?

Nothing linked: I can't link all these issues under one diagnosis and recommend that you consult an internist. Overactive thyroid can cause bowel issues and hair loss but not diverticulitis. You need more help than we can offer you in healthtap. ...Read more

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Rapid weight gain/hair loss/trouble urinating/constant body pain & discomfort/bloat/pain in stomach/abdomen/headaches & eye issues. What could it be?

Rapid weight gain/hair loss/trouble urinating/constant body pain & discomfort/bloat/pain in stomach/abdomen/headaches & eye issues. What could it be?

X symptoms: I would suggest you see an astute internist who can tie all the symptoms together and provide you with a satisfactory answer and the necessary therapy. The symptoms are too multiple to come up with a simple answer for you in this format. ...Read more

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Fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, swollen glands, bloated abdomen and legs, positive ANA test, negative lupus test, normal thyroid test...Help?!?

Fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, swollen glands, bloated abdomen and legs, positive ANA test, negative lupus test, normal thyroid test...Help?!?

See details: Your symptoms are not really specific but the positive ANA can be significant. See a rheumatologist. Is lupus possible in this setting? Yes, but that is only one possible diagnosis and the ANA by itself needs to be evaluated in the context of the entire clinical picture. ...Read more

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What auto immune diseases cause hair loss?

What auto immune diseases cause hair loss?

Autoimmune Disease: A lupus diagnosis often brings many physical changes-from skin rashes to weight gain. And often, the most upsetting of these changes can be losing your hair. Other diseases include alopecia areata and hashimoto's disease. ...Read more

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Scientists have discovered any other diseases besides cancer that cause hair loss?

Scientists have discovered any other diseases besides cancer that cause hair loss?

Yes, of course!: Hair growth is regulated byhormones in our body. So any hormonal derangments can cause hair loss of varing degrees (usually thinning).Some infections of the scalp skin can cause hair loss (usually patchy). The more severe foms of hair loss are caused by chemotherapy drugs commonly used to treat cancer. ...Read more

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Can Lyme disease cause hair loss?

Can Lyme disease cause hair loss?

Yes: Lyme disease is known to cause every possible symptom including hair loss. However, this could also be related to hypothyroidism (which Lyme can cause) and nutrient deficiencies (esp. zinc, very common in Lyme patients) may play a role too. You might also have heavy metal toxicity.
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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


Dr. Anne Larson
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Liver Diseases (Definition)

Liver disease = hepatic disorder = condition associated with ...Read more