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Can low thyroid hormone symptoms like hair-loss be reversed?
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Allopecia
If scalp hair loss called allopecia is due to hypothyroidism one can reverse it by normalizing thyroid function.
Most of the time hypothyroidism is due to an autoimmune disorder called hashimotos disease. Allopcia is an accompanying autoimmune disorder and may not be due to low thyroid hormones. It's an association -- not causation.

In brief: Allopecia
If scalp hair loss called allopecia is due to hypothyroidism one can reverse it by normalizing thyroid function.
Most of the time hypothyroidism is due to an autoimmune disorder called hashimotos disease. Allopcia is an accompanying autoimmune disorder and may not be due to low thyroid hormones. It's an association -- not causation.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Dr. Samuel Freedman
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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Usually when thyroid hormone levels are stablized the hair loss tends to be reversed.
This may take weeks to months.

In brief: Yes
Usually when thyroid hormone levels are stablized the hair loss tends to be reversed.
This may take weeks to months.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Yes
But it takes time to recover losses from hypothyroidism.
It's most serious consequence is in the newborn when undetected causing a cretin, a form of idiocy due to absence of thyroid during the neonatal and infancy period. My all a's athletic daughter could have been one, but all neonates were screened whee she was born.

In brief: Yes
But it takes time to recover losses from hypothyroidism.
It's most serious consequence is in the newborn when undetected causing a cretin, a form of idiocy due to absence of thyroid during the neonatal and infancy period. My all a's athletic daughter could have been one, but all neonates were screened whee she was born.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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