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Is hair loss related to hypothyroidism ?

Hello, i am 26, 4.9, 60 kg, hypothyroid ( TSH before treatment 190), on thyronorm for two months now after 1st baby (1 yr old now). Recently i have started noticing really bad hairfall, as if i am gonna go bald, combined with thickening of facial hair . Also few lengthy growing hair on the chin. For ur information, i was diagnosed with PCOD before pregnancy which was treated with metformin. Plz guide me.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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you have telogen effluvium ,
hair loss in your case is due to thyroid problem and pcod
it is common after pregnancy
you must take treatment of both condition
eat high protein diet
avoid oily and spicy food
avoid stress ,smoking
dont let your hair too wet for long time.
i hope i have answered your question
Answered: Fri, 22 Jul 2011
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