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Do thyroid problems cause gray hair?
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Do thyroid problems cause gray hair?

or am I just getting old??
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487969 tn?1249316891
LOL!!! :)  I am 30 and very brunette (when I buy that new box of hair dye that is!)  Well, really, I have  A lot of spread out gray hair everywhere and I do have to keep my hair dyed b/c if I don't, at the part of my hair (any way I part it) you can see what is becoming streaks of it!  My mom went fully gray on one side at 31 due to hysterectomy.  I have had my gray for years now, and after getting the thyroiditis, did a little reading - now I wonder if I have had the thyroid problems for years now too.  Funny how much of bodily functions require the thyroid - I am amazed!
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492307 tn?1214190339
Hum, Interesting thought. I am 33 and started getting grey at 26 when I had my first daughter. I just thought it was her making me grey!?!?!?! LOL Wonder if someone has associated it with the thyroid! I too have nice dark brown, black hair. (out of a bottle) LOL
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I actually thought I read something like that can happen.
http://www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/common/standard/transform.jsp?requestURI=/healthatoz/Atoz/hc/sen/illn/gyhair.jsp
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Interesting article, thanks!  I also noticed when I was hypo self tanner didn't seem to work. So maybe there is something to the melanin theory.
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197575 tn?1215536224
I think all of the worry has caused some to sprout on my head!!!!
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