Putting on weight and having hair loss. What could be the cause? - Online Doctor Chats
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Doctor I am putting on weight these days
My diet is controlled.
Also I am facing hair loss
Can you please guide.
May I know your age and gender?
Female , 27
Can you also specify your current weight and height?
Weight : 57, Height : 5 Ft 3Inch
Are you on medications for it?
Have you tested your thyroid hormone level recently?
I did 3months back.
Are you on treatment for it?
Eltroxine 125mg per day
You mentioned you have hair fall problem - can you approximately mention how many hair strands do you lose in a day?
Is it more than 100?
no .around 70-80
Before I comment on your concern, may I know if your periods are regular?
Let me brief you.
Hair fall problems and weight problems are commonly seen in patients suffering with thyroid problems.
It needs to be addressed if the problem is significant.
Currently your weight at 57 kg and hair fall of less than 100 is normal. It doesn't need any medical attention.
However it is essential that you take a good balanced diet. This diet should contain plenty of fruits and vegetables. Root vegetables such as carrot, beet root, radish and helpful.
You can involve in early morning brisk walking and other exercise.
Watch the symptoms for the next 3 months. If he hair fall / weight problem persist, you may come back to us.
We can reassess the symptoms.
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Do you have any other question?
Thanks for consulting me.
Bye for now.
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