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<p>Hi, I hope I am posting in the correct place. I am trying to get some guidance with supplements to aid with hair thinning. I have been reading up and am overwhelmed with pin pointing what would help. I have read biotin, zinc and iron. Can someone send me a link to a good supplement for this? I order many of my supplements on kirkman if there is one there that would be fantastic. I take a prenatal daily as well as probiotics, CLO and at times a C. I am going to be buying some butter oil as well soon.</p>
<p>I see d-Bioton 1000 mcg on the website, is this something that would help?</p>
<p>I also saw this: </p>
<p><a href="http://www.countrylifevitamins.com/moreinfo.cfm?Category=5&Product_ID=75" target="_blank">http://www.countrylifevitamins.com/moreinfo.cfm?Category=5&Product_ID=75</a></p>
 

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<p>Just to double-check... your hair is thinning and you want it to stop?  I first read that as you wanted to thin out your hair, but then common sense kicked in and I realized that wasn't likely.</p>
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<p>Are you pregnant or newly post-partum?  You probably know it can be normal post-partum, so it can be hard to tell when it's gone beyond what's normal in that situation. </p>
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<p>Low thyroid function can cause hair loss, for me making changes that supported my thyroid function helped.  We have a long thyroid thread but I'm not sure there's a good summary anywhere. </p>
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<p>Anything else going on?  Either with your hair/scalp, or overall with your health?  New or long-standing.</p>
 

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<p>I just lost babies early at 22 weeks. The hair thinning has been going on since before this, actually since my first was born two years ago. No thyroid issues and I brought it to my dr's attention and she did whatever she did, blood work and said it could just be thinning unrelated to postpartum. It was isolated to the top sides now I feel it thinning out in the back. I am just now wanting to try and take care of it. Last time I used coconut oil and tried lots of various things, nothing helped. I have never tried supplementing so I am trying to get info on that.</p>
 

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<p><span><img alt="hug.gif" src="http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/hug.gif">  I'm so sorry for your losses, how difficult and sad!</span></p>
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<p><span>The one thing about thyroid stuff--a lot of people find that the reference range is really wide compared to where healthy, feeling-good people are.  There are supps to help with that, but you wouldn't want to just jump in with them without that actually being the issue.  If you've got copies of your labwork, you can take another look--rule of thumb seems to be free T3 and free T4 in the upper third of the reference range, and I've seen TSH recs to be below 2, for some people below 1.5 (the ref range usually goes up to about 5, sometimes 5.5-ish). </span></p>
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<p>I don't know a lot else about hair loss in women, I think I've read about overlap between hair loss and susceptibility to stroke, but I'm not sure what the commonality is.  Some folate genes (mthfr) are related to stroke risk, maybe it's a place to look for clues?  Yeah, not any great specifics, sorry. </p>
 
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