20 Ways Hypothyroidism Affects Your Hair, Skin and Nails

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20 Ways Hypothyroidism Affects Your Hair, Skin and Nails

 

Here are 20 ways hypothyroidism affects your hair, skin and nails:

1. Premature baldness

2. Diffuse hair loss

3. Fine, thin, straight, coarse, dry hair

4. Thinning or loss of outside third of eyebrows

5. Hair loss on lower legs, arms, armpits

6. Loss of eyelashes

7. Eczema

8. Psoriasis

9. Dry skin

10. Acne

11. Puffiness above or below the eyes

12. Wrinkles on face and hands

13. Yellowish or amber skin

14. Pale or yellowish nails

15. Brittle or ridged nails

16. Striated or thickened nails

17. Nails peel or break easily

18. Soft nails due to associated iron deficiency

19. Ingrown toenails

20. Fungal infections in nailbeds

Take our symptom checker health quiz to find out if hypothyroidism could be the cause of your hair, skin and nail problems.

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