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Robinbear

662d

my hair has taken a drastic hit after covid I lost alot of hair like a dog loses it undercoat . I had it cut to stop it and that seemed to work. I dye it hardly ever to keep it healthy and use thick conditioners with toner shampoo. it is brittle thin and frizzed out at the ends and thin. I get scared combing it. and I never use heat on it anymore. what is this. my thyroids we're checked and x-rayed and said they were fine. is it my diet. could I b anemic I eat when I can. and what I can. usually two meals a day with snacks and protein shakes and bars .

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    • Robinbear

      662d

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      662d

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    • PibblesandTea

      662d

      Other hormones can affect your hair as well. I have weird hormone levels & have had extremely thin, fragile hair since I was about 16. Not much has worked for me medically, but dry shampoo & a product called topix are great for not feeling self conscious about it.

    • KKennedy

      662d

      Sometimes the levels of your thyroid can be tested and the test results can come back negative for thyroid disorders, but I believe it's possible to still have issues related to thyroid production. I know even after being medicated for hypothyroidism my symptoms were regulated and then I started experiencing hair loss again they retested my levels which came back in normal range. The hair loss continued and dry skin reappeared and I had my levels tested and they were low and needed my meds increased. You could consider getting your levels retested if the symptoms continue or get worse.

    • KKennedy

      662d

      You may want to consider having your thyroid levels tested. I know I was experiencing worsening depression due to hypothyroidism, under active thyroid. I noticed periods where large amounts of my hair was falling out, which was due to the thyroid deficiency. I also experienced extremely dry skin and a slower metabolism . Once medicated to increase thyroid production most symptoms decreased significantly or completely. There's two main thyroid disorders: hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. One is and overactive thyroid gland and the other is an under active thyroid. You'd be surprised at what the thyroid gland does in the body.

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