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Is heavy hairloss due to hypothyroidism ?

I am 26 years ,57 kg, 165 cm.Iam having hypothyroidism 6 months before my TSH was 23.3 .I was asked to take thyronorm 75 mcg. Now my TSH is 2.4 . Iam having heavy hairfall. I consulted an endocrinologist and he asked to reduce the dose to 50 mcg. Now 4 days after taking 50 mcg, iam having pain in my left shoulders. Is it because of under dose of Thyronorm? Or is it my imagination? Hair fall is continuing without any change.
Asked On : Sat, 18 Jun 2011
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tsh level 2.4 with thyronorm seems to normal
titration of the thyronorm is needed
tsh to be done again
fall of hair most probably due to chronic malnutrition associated with hypothyroidism
have regular exercises and balanced high prtein diet with fruits and vegetables
for the time being you can take supplement like complevit,astymin forte cap 1 cap each daily
rule out any dandruff and if no dandruff use hair oil and massage regularly your scalp
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