Thyroid UK

Daily Mirror Wednesday 13th August 2010

As we seem to be in the mood for looking at what the papers say...

What's your face trying to tell you?

By Natasha Holt 13/10/2010

Next time you peek in the mirror, it might be worth taking a closer look. Those little spots and blemishes we take for granted are usually nothing, but they can warn of more serious problems. Here's what to look out for..

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Eyebrows The thinning of the outer edges of the eyebrows can be a sign of thyroid problems. This is because once the metabolism slows down, the body doesn't have enough energy for the normally hard-working hair follicles to function properly. You may also have noticed that your hair is lifeless and you are suffering from dry skin.

FIX IT: See your GP, who can recommend a range of treatments for thyroid complaints.

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Can't help wondering what the "range or treatments" consists of? Maybe 25, 50 and 100mcg levothyroxine? :-)


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Thanks, Rod


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