Is Hair Loss One of the Diabetes Complications?

Q:

I just changed my diabetes medicines. And I found my hair loss were heavier than before. Is the hair loss one kind of the diabetes complications?

 

A:

Yes, it could be. As we all know, diabetes is related to hormones. And researches also show that diabetes not only slow down hair growth, but also give rise in excessive hair shedding.

Reasons differ.
Medications – Some drugs bring side effects includes hair loss.
Impaired immune system – Possible infections may result in hair thinning.
Hormonal disorders – Hormones’ fluctuation can negatively affect the hair follicles’ regeneration.

 

 

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