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skin elasticity

Curious,
Is it my age, or thyroid, or female hormones. Help, I am getting jowls, my face is sagging......well the rest of me too, but I can hide that.

Will it tighten back up again, anyone experience this?
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Hi...from what I hear it's the collagen we all begin to lose ... not sure on the thyroid though.

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You don't say if you already have a thryoid disorder or if you are in the menopause. I have both and one of the strongest things that's happened if the state of my skin including my face, it's so dry and crackly. I look so haggard. So it could be either of these conditions if you have them, or think you might have them.
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Yep, am hypo as well as menopausal. MY face is dry too, but oddly eough, I still battle with some oil - clogged pores.........things could be worse, I guess.
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Yes! We'll probably end up looking like dried prunes with jowls. LOL! Have you tried HRT if so what do you think of it?
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No, haven't tried HRT recently. Hope to get my thyroid working and in a better place. I have swithced to Armour after being on Synthroid for 20 years. I have read  getting thryroid levels good can help balance out the other sex hormones.

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