Imbalance of this gland can also disturb the balance of functioning of body as too much of thyroid or too little thyroid can cause trouble for the smooth functioning of body. This imbalance can lead to multiple problems such as weight fluctuations, increased or decreased appetite, palpitations and also hair loss.
Focusing to the hair loss caused by the thyroid we will look the causes that lead to the hair loss due to the culprit thyroid directly or indirectly
- This disturbance may cause the low level of stomach acids that help in digestion and low level of these acids will lead to the problem of digestion of protein from the food which is essential for the growth of hair. Even low level of acid will lead to the improper absorption of iron which is important for the crown glory.
- Thyroid imbalance can cause the low level of ferritin which is form of iron that is stored in the body so low level of iron will lead to hair loss. As when the iron leeches out from the hair bulb where all the cells are produced, then ultimately there will be no chance for the proper growth of hair from hair bulb.
- Thyroid problem also cause the nutritional deficiency specially it can cause the deficiency of vitamin D, B12, zinc and magnesium which is essential for the hair growth so the deficiency of these nutrition stop the hair growth and even push the hair follicles in the shedding phase that cause the hair loss.