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How Thyroid Disorders Can Cause Hair Loss

by Dr. Sangay Bhutia Hair Transplant Surgeon

Since hair plays a vital role in defining ones personality, it is wise to take effective measures to protect them and nourish them in the best possible way. This is why, nowadays, many people consider hair transplant.

 

However, it is crucial to ensure the best hair transplant clinic in Delhi for safe and effective results. There are several renowned clinics in the city, one must search thoroughly before investing in any kind of hair treatment. In fact, it would be better to be aware of the factors for hair loss. While there are various factors for it, thyroid imbalance is one of the major factors.

 

The thyroid gland is quite helpful in controlling several body functions. For instance, it helps manage the rate at which our body consumes energy, it helps body make the requisite protein, and many more.Drop or rise in thyroid hormone levels to an unhealthy level can impact our body. It can affect our moodor thinking. It not only has psychological effect, but can also cause physical changes by affecting the weight and the hair growth.

 

This article will decipher the reasons that cause hair loss due to thyroid disorders.

 

·        Thyroid reduces the stomach acids level


The stomach acids are essential for digesting the iron and protein from the food. Thus, if its level will be low, the existing protein will be redirected to the heart and other organs instead of hair. This is so because the organs are more crucial to survive than the hair. And since, hair is made up of protein, it leads to hair loss.

 

·        Thyroid reduces the levels of ferritin


The iron is stored in our body in the form of ferritin. Its low level will certainly impact the hair growth and cause hair loss. However, when the ferritin level is correct, it allows hair to grow to its complete potential.

 

·        Not consuming enough nutrition


Nutritional deficiency is one of the common factors for thyroid disorder. Moreover, consuming nutritious diet helps hair become healthier. Vitamin B12, vitamin D, magnesium and zinc are somehow associated with hair. Thus, eating the food that has insufficient nutrition can not only imbalance your thyroid, but also affect your hair growth.

 

Wrapping Up:

 

With the aforementioned few points, it is clear that thyroid disorders can lead to hair loss. However, considering a few things can help you keep hair loss at bay.


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