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Ask a health question...What could cause a 56 yea r rold female to start losing hair on her head?
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Dr. Chris Tonozzi
Family Medicine
In brief: Age, low thyroid
Hello, loosing some hair is a natural part of aging for men and women, so it may be part of life.
A low thyroid hormone level could also explain it. This would require a blood test.

In brief: Age, low thyroid
Hello, loosing some hair is a natural part of aging for men and women, so it may be part of life.
A low thyroid hormone level could also explain it. This would require a blood test.
Dr. Chris Tonozzi
Dr. Chris Tonozzi
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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine
In brief: Thyroid
First check thyroid and family history.

In brief: Thyroid
First check thyroid and family history.
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
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