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648 Possible Causes for Anemia, Dry, Brittle Hair

  • Hypothyroidism

    MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with toxic nodular goiter and heart failure with concomitant anemia were included.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other findings may include pale, yellow skin, thin and brittle hair, coarse facial features, brittle nails, firm swelling of the arms and legs, and mental slowing.[uclahealth.org] Symptoms include weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and sensitivity to the cold.[icd9data.com]

  • Myxedema

    […] secondary to hemorrhage, or macrocytic anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency, or normocytic normochromic anemia, which may be secondary to decreased oxygen requirement[emedicine.com] hair, bald patches Aches and pain in your muscles or joints Confusion or memory loss Sensitivity to the cold increases Weakness Pale skin Constipation Myxedema Causes One[gudhealth.com] Characteristic symptoms are weakness, cold intolerance, mental and physical slowness, dry skin, typical facies, and hoarse voice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Other medical complications included pericardial tamponade that was treated with an open window pericardiocentesis, hepatitis, and anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical effects of anorexia Some of the physical effects of anorexia nervosa may include: brittle hair and nails dry or yellowing skin feeling cold easily a soft downy hair[au.reachout.com] […] diuretics), have a bowel movement (enemas and laxatives), or decrease their appetite (diet pills) Other symptoms of anorexia may include: Blotchy or yellow skin that is dry[mentalhealth.gov]

  • Malnutrition

    Blood tests for anemia, electrolytes, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, ferritin, vitamin B 12 , and folate should be considered for assessment of major micronutrients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] changes: Thin, sparse, brittle hair that is easily pulled out and that turns a dull brown or reddish color See Clinical Presentation for more detail.[emedicine.com] Irritability and dizziness Skin and hair becomes dry. Skin may appear dry, and flaky and hair may turn dry, lifeless, dull and appear like straw.[news-medical.net]

  • Marasmus

    The major clinical findings were: edema (70%), emaciation (40%), "flag sign" hair (42.86%), low serum albumin (93%) and anemia (80%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dry skin and brittle hair are also symptoms of marasmus. Marasmus can also make children short-tempered and irritable.[en.wikipedia.org] Other symptoms may include diarrhea; dehydration; behavioral changes; dry, loose skin; and dry, brittle hair.[britannica.com]

  • Iron Deficiency

    […] did not reveal any findings indicating the cause of the anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nail changes, eg, koilonychia (spoon-shaped nails ) Dry and brittle hair Increased hair shedding may be noticed.[dermnetnz.org] Symptoms include weakness, fatigue, and sometimes pallor, shortness of breath, coldness of extremities, changeable appetite, sore tongue, loss of hair, brittle fingernails, or dry[britannica.com]

  • Graft-versus-Host-Disease

    No, GvHD is not a good thing for diseases such as Aplastic Anemia.[marrowmatters.com] Our findings suggest implications for use of IVCM to evaluate and monitor patients with dry eyes associated or not with GVHD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] hair and premature graying Damage to sweat glands Cytopenia (decrease in number of mature blood cells) Pericarditis (swelling in the membrane surrounding the heart; causes[medlineplus.gov]

  • Anemia

    Such types include sickle cell anemia, thalassemia and aplastic anemia. Anemia that results from aortic rupture has a very poor prognosis with about 80% mortality rate.[symptoma.com] […] regrowth), the following skin, hair, and nail changes are seen in hypothyroidism: Pale, cool, and thick or "doughy" skin Dry, brittle hair, and hair loss, especially near[verywell.com] Dry Cereals You can also eat lots of dry cereals since they are commonly fortified with iron and folic acid in recent years.[organicfacts.net]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    anemia?[web.archive.org] Symptoms include weakness, fatigue, and sometimes pallor, shortness of breath, coldness of extremities, changeable appetite, sore tongue, loss of hair, brittle fingernails, or dry[britannica.com] […] especially dark meal Fish – clams, mussels, oysters, sardines Leafy green vegetables – broccoli, kale, turnip greens, collards Legumes – lima beans, green peas, black eyed peas, dry[illinoiscancercare.com]

  • Vitamin Deficiency

    BACKGROUND: Anemia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in many chronic diseases. Little is known about anemia in cystic fibrosis (CF).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 2011 study published in the International Journal of Trichology found that low selenium levels are associated with brittle hair, hair loss, and hair color changes, and selenium[vitamins.lovetoknow.com] Vitmain A – nyctalopia, bitot spots, dry skin, dry hair, brittle finger nails, corneal perforation and xerophthalmia Vitamin B1 – neurologic symptoms like poor memory, Korsakoff[symptoma.com]

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