Hair Loss - One Of The Symptoms Of Thyroid Problems

One of the most widespread medical conditions is called thyroid problems. This disease is very often misdiagnosed because its symptoms appeared bit by bit. Thyroid problems are coming very often from environmental cause or allergic one for which there are some evidences available. So, before taking any medication you should remove the substances that affect the thyroid. In most of the cases there is nothing to worry about if the thyroid problems are treated and accurately diagnosed even if the symptoms might be very unlikable and rough. If an individual has thyroid problems in his family health history, he should go and test his thyroid gland. The only thing you need is a blood test. You shouldn't be scared because the thyroid problems can be treated very easy.

One of the problems that thyroid disease (underactive thyroid and overactive thyroid) can cause is hair loss. The symptoms and signs of thyroid problems might be a result of underactive thyroid which leads to hypothyroidism symptoms or overactive thyroid that leads to producing of large amount of hormone that can cause hypothyroidism symptoms. If the level of these hormones is imbalance, this may lead to hair loss or hair thinning.
You can suspect that you have hypothyroidism if you recognize one of these symptoms: coarse, inability to stand cold, memory loss, rough/dry skin, swollen and/or drooping eyes, abnormal menses, dry hair, muscle cramps, recurrent infections, depression, decreased sex drive.

There are a lot of people who are loosing their hair thanks to their hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. The Hashimoto's Disease (hypothyroidism) causes thyroid sluggishness or gland inflammation and it is an autoimmune disease. It can cause frontal hair loss and it can make your eyebrows thin. Hyperthyroidism also causes hair loss, which is more parietal. So, if you start your treatment for hypothyroid or hyperthyroid condition, the hair loss will stop the moment the hormone levels are back to normal.


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