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My hair has been falling out more & more lately. I just washed my hair & pulled out about 6 handfulls of hair...I will try to find a pic to show you what I mean by handful

Wtf is going on!?
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by on Sep. 18, 2012 at 3:42 PM
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Nothonnadoit
by Member on Sep. 18, 2012 at 4:46 PM

You should go get your blood checked and specifically ask for a full iron panel.  Your hemoglobin might be fine but if your ferritin is under 70 (which is still normal values - go figure) you will shed an unhealthy amount.  The lethargy and moodiness could be from a number of things including thyroid disorders and low iron/ferritin. 

 

I hope you get it figured out soon because I know it can be so distressing to shed that much each shower.

Quoting Young_Mommy89:

I'm tired a lot, moody...

I just had my first period at the end of last month/ beginning of this month,it lasted 8 days then 16 days later started again...its been pretty bad


Quoting Nothonnadoit:

If you didn't give birth about 3 months ago, I would think it's either low iron/ferritin or a thyroid issue.  What other issues are you having?


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