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What can cause brittle nails and hair to fall out easily?
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: Low thyroid,
Protein deficiency, low thyroid or lack of enzymes in stomach can lead to brittle nails.
Test for thyroid, and iron levels are indicated. If normal, a trial of digestive enzymes may be helpful.See dermatologist for examination, history and blood tests.

In brief: Low thyroid,
Protein deficiency, low thyroid or lack of enzymes in stomach can lead to brittle nails.
Test for thyroid, and iron levels are indicated. If normal, a trial of digestive enzymes may be helpful.See dermatologist for examination, history and blood tests.
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