hair loss

Among the many changes we can expect to see in our bodies as we grow older are gradual differences in the appearance of our hair

By Ask the Doctors • March 24, 2021
Dear Doctor: I’ve been taking thyroid medication for several years, and my doctor says my blood tests are where they should be, but my face feels like sand paper, my nails are brittle, and I’m losing so much hair I can see my scalp. Could there be some underlying problem [...]
By Ask the Doctors • June 28, 2018
A routine blood draw ordered by my hormone doctor showed I had an elevated calcium level. This led the doctor to test the level of my parathyroid hormone which also tested high. At this point, suspecting parathyroid issues, I was referred to a general surgeon and had a Sestamibi Scan [...]
By rpodway • October 10, 2016