1 doctor weighed in:

My girl is 3 yrs and 2 months old, recently we noticed her hairs drop more than usual. Is it due to the foods ? She likes seaweed..

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine

In brief: Could be a problem

Ingestion of excess amounts of seaweed can suppress the function of the thyroid and cause problems.
A low functioning thyroid gland is called hypothyroidism. It is associated with hair loss. It is reversible by not eating seaweed. You should talk with your doctor.

In brief: Could be a problem

Ingestion of excess amounts of seaweed can suppress the function of the thyroid and cause problems.
A low functioning thyroid gland is called hypothyroidism. It is associated with hair loss. It is reversible by not eating seaweed. You should talk with your doctor.
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
33 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors