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Thyroid Causes White Hair
I have all symptoms of hypothyroidism, but blood tests are normal. plus a swollen thyroid left side. What can cause this? Hair is really falling out.
Other possibilities.: The Thyroid is not the only endocrine gland that affects metabolism, mood, menstrual cycles and hair follicle activity in women your age. It's quite possible that you are experiencing peri-menopause, or that you have Vitamin D deficiency. Has the enlargement of the thyroid gland been confirmed/examined with ultrasound? If not it should be. Your other hormones and a D level should be checked also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sir, my father or mother did'nt have white hair at an early age.N i did'nt have thyroid problem. Then wht is the reason for my white hair at age 19yrs?
Nutrient deficiency: Nutrient deficiencies like biotin and other b vits can lead to premature aging/graying as can built up environmental toxins and heavy metals. Go to a4m.Com and use doctor locator to find a functional medicine doctor near you to help evaluate with specialized testing for nutritional deficiencies like metametrix organix profile and help you correct them. ...Read more
I am 23 yrs old i hv thyroid. N i m hving gray hairs n its increasing. I also hv medi thyronom 25 power.in mng everyday.pls help for stoping gray hair?
Helo.I m 23 yr.I hv thyroid .N i hv hair fall.But now i could c i hv gray hair.Not 1 or 2 its more.Pls help.I don't want to do hair color.Proper treatmt?
Autoimmunity: Most thyroid problems are due to autoimmunity, where your immune system makes antibodies that target your own proteins & tissues. Some people w/ autoimmune thyroid disease have other autoimmune conditions as well. One such condition is premature graying. Unfortunate not much can be done to stop this. ...Read more
Only 22 years old and my hair seems thinner and small part of hairline looks like it's receding. Grows very slow. What could cause this? Thyroid?
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Exam needed for diag: Your question is missing a lot of information which is necessary to make this diagnosis. The chief one is a photograph. A dermatologist's main tool is his eyes looking at the lesion. There are so many causes for such a thing that it's impossible to tell you. Frankly i don't want to give misleading information. ...Read more
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