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I am a 55 year old woman menopausal and with a history of Thyrotoxicos

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I am a 55 year old woman menopausal and with a history of Thyrotoxicosis. I recently started to lose my hair could it be linked?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. Yes indeed it could be linked and you need to have your TSH level checked and if it's not below 2.0 you'd be considered hypothyroid and you'd need thyroid supplementation

 

This could also be a problem with either vitamin A or vitamin D deficiencies so you should have those levels checked also

 

Let me know if you need more information please