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hypothyroidism.. Can that affect hair loss? why?

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hypothyroidism.. Can that affect hair loss? why?
Hypothyroidism causes slowing of the metabolism,which affects the scalp and hair follicles diminishing the hair strength and quality of starts with thinning of hair,then the hair than become dry,coarse and brittle.later chunks of hair may be lost if there is severe hypothyroidism.Thyroid disorders cause the conversion of the hormone testosterone(which helps keep healthy hair) to its less useful version Dihydrotestosterone(DHT causing hairloss.This can be corrected by balancing the thyroid levels.
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