This small gland, shaped like a butterfly, is located on both sides of your wind pipe. It could be the culprit in your hair loss. It produces hormones that regulates many of your bodies other hormones and functions and especially your metabolism. This regulator of both body and mind sometimes goes haywire, particularly in women. And can happen at any age.
When these hormones become too high or too low, you can experience many different symptoms. Some symptoms may include, hair loss, fatigue, unexplained weight gain no matter how much you work out or diet or even weight loss no matter how much you eat and even feeling too cold or too hot.
Both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism can cause your hair to fall out.
Getting the right diagnosis and treatment is critical to feel your best and avoid any serious health problems. If you think you may have symptoms of thyroid problems, see your doctor and ask to be tested.