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Losing eyelashes during pregnancy, nails brittle. Reason?

I have been losing eyelashes during pregnancy (starting at about 19 or 20 weeks pregnant). The remaining eyelashes are much shorter and thinner. Is there some clear reason for this? Should I be worried about thyroid levels? My hair is otherwise fine, but nails are brittle. Nutrition, health, and body weight are all excellent. I am 35 years old with no previous health conditions.
Asked On : Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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Hello.loosing of eyelashes.and nails brittle can be due to thyroid disorders .first your thyroid profile should be done.then see for your haemoglobin.and serum ferritin levels add b12 and biotin to ur supplementation
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