Thyroid hormones are an important contributor to healthy hair. Thyroid hormones are needed by every cell of the body including the hair follicle to function. Some women who have been told they have low thyroid function take thyroid replacement medication. In some cases the hair loss will improve, other times it will not.
Over 24 million American’s suffer with auto-immune conditions, making it the second most cause of chronic illness in America and the third leading cause of Social Security disability behind heart disease and cancer. And yet most people can’t name a single one by name of more than 100 that have been identified.