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  1. Hair Thinning / Eyebrow Loss and Excessive Sweating  ...

    Hi everyone,

    Just wondering if anyone else has this problem.  Since around the time I was diagnosed with Celiac (10 years ago) I noticed that my eyebrows were thinning (now completely gone). Over the last few years my hair is getting very thin on top and hairline receding ... getting to be very noticeable.  Also seem to have an excessive sweating problem.  I do have Hypothyroidism and recently had my meds increased.

    Been doing some research online and found some info on alopecia which I had never heard about.  They don't really seem to have much info on it yet ... it is called Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia.  It sounds like what I have and the pictures looks like my problem. I did see a Dermatologist a few years ago and she didn't know what my problem was ... maybe alopecia.  She didn't think it was from Thyroid because you lose only 1/3 of your eyebrows and mine were almost completely gone at that time.  She also thought it could be from Celiac.

    Of course, after reading about this form of Alopecia I started thinking that maybe it is a Celiac side affect.  Does anyone else have this problem?  If so, have you found a solution?

     

  2. Monomae ... thanks I am going to check in to the Synthroid, maybe you are right. The pharmacy does have a note that my meds are supposed to be gluten free but you never know. ...
  3. I got the results of my tests and they are inconclusive. The doctor has sent me for a chest x-ray and a stress test. I know there is something not right and my TSH level was higher...
  4. Tests on November 18 and doctor appointment on the 24th so hopefully will then know what is going on.
  5. I realized that there have been other things that have changed in the last month also ... frequent diarrhea, shortness of breath, increased appetite. Saw my doctor this morning...
  6. Cylinglady .... I have been back on HRT for a month so I should be back to normal I would think, especially since I had only cut my meds in half for 2 weeks. Will see what the...
  7. Thanks for responding Icelandgirl and Cyclinglady. I am 62 and had a complete hysterectomy at 38 ... have been on HRT since then. Before starting HRT I had awful sweats and...
  8. Hi everyone, It has been awhile since I have been on the forum ... it seemed I lived on here when I was first diagnosed. You were all such a great help. Thank you!!! I...
  9. Someone just reminded me of something that used to happen to me before going gluten-free. It would be interesting to find out if other Celiacs have experienced this. My son who...
  10. Very interesting! It is a bonus to not be continually getting skin tags, if it is from going gluten free it is another reason to be thankful for the celiac diagnosis. Would...
  11. I have had skin tags as long as I can remember. I just realized that since I went gluten free 4 years ago no new skin tags have appeared. Is it possible that it is another symptom...
  12. ❀ ❀ ⓈⓂ ⒾⓁⒺ ❀ ❀ The world always looks brighter from behind a smile. ㋡

  13. Happy birthday and may God bless you today!

  14. I had almost constant nausea for a few years before hearing about Celiac. Within a few days of going gluten-free the nausea disappeared. I had eliminated some hair products...
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