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Help With Nail and Hair Loss

By March 3, 2008 - 12:50pm
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Has anyone experienced this type of hair or nail loss before? Does anyone have any advice or resources that they found helpful?


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Someone in the World Wide Webosphere came up with this possible solution for Cathia.

Some of the things that can affect the skin, nails, and hair
are described here.

Another one from a thyroid disease chat center

Very interesting.
Hair thinning is definately a symptom of thyroid disorders but the nail thing is not something I have personally heard of or experienced with mine.
The first thing that I thought of was psoriasis but I am sure the doctors would have checked for that. Also fungal infections etc.
As both hair and nails are composed of keratin as a shot in the dark there may be a connection there? Some kind of deficiency?



I agree with Whit, hair thinning is defiately thyroid. Brittle nails is also, her body may be just more extreme than most others. I guess the obvious question here is has her thyroid been tested?


Anyone found any others?

March 10, 2008 - 2:07pm
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Anonymous (reply to Tina Tran)

If it's not a thyroid problem it could be that your body has an iron deficiency.

October 27, 2011 - 7:06am
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