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Have hair loss, dry skin, anxiety and depression. Got blood test done. Findings?

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Hello,
I experienced that I have hair loss, dry skin, a little anxiety and depression. I got blood work done. Can you help me with my blood work results. Where can I be getting these symptoms from? Thank you.
Test Name In Range Out of Range Reference Range
TSH 0.94 0.40-4.50 mlU/L
T4, FREE 1.2 0.8-1.8 ng/dL
T4, TOTAL 8.0 4.5-12.0 mcg/dL
T3, FREE 3.0 2.3-4.2 pg/mL
FERRITIN 32 10-232 ng/mL
VITAMIN B12 + FOLATE
VITAMIN B12, SERUM 310 200-1100 pg/mL
FOLATE SERUM 19.2 > 5.4 ng/mL
THYROID AB (ATA,TPO)
THYROID PEROXIDASE AB 12 < 35 IU/mL
THYROGLOBULIN AB < 20 <20 IU/mL
CARDIO CRP(R) 0.5 mg/L
HOMOCYSTEINE, CARDIO
HOMOCYSTEINE 7.6 <10.4 MICROmol/L
VITAMIN D, 25-OH, LC/MS/MS
VITAMIN D, 25-OH, TOTAL 24 L 30-100 ng/mL
VITAMIN D, 25-OH, D3 24 ng/mL
VITAMIN D, 25-OH, D2 <4 ng/mL
LIPOPROTEIN (A) <10.0 <75.0 nmol/L
Confirmed by repeat analysis.
IODINE, RANDOM URINE 484 34-523 mcg/L
T3 REVERSE, LC/MS/MS 23 8-25 ng/dL
CAROTENE + VITAMIN A
VITAMIN A 43 38-98 mcg/dL
CAROTENE, SERUM 90 H 6-77 mcg/dL
FIBRINOGEN ACTIV, CLAUSS
FIBRINOGEN 324 175-425 mg/dL
Posted Wed, 23 Oct 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 6 hours later
Brief Answer:
Low ferritin is the main problem

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for the query and a detailed report.

I could conclude the following after seeing your reports,
1. Serum ferritin although in normal range, but it is at the lower end of range which means you have a little bit of iron deficiency.
2. Vitamin D is low.
2. Carotene is high.

It is good that you are taking vitamin D supplements,
please start iron supplements also.

Carotene is mainly found in yellow fruits.
Please try to reduce the intake of yellow fruits if you were taking them in excess.

According to me low iron is the main cause of your hair fall as well as anxiety and depression.
Once your iron stores are replenished these problems will decrease.

Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you
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