Thinning Eyebrows May Be Due to Hormone Changes

Self logo | Dr. Nanette Santoro explains why thinning eyebrows is a sign of hormone changes with Self Magazine | CU OB-GYN | CO

Dr. Santoro tells Self changes due to aging, postpartum or menopause may be to blame.

Experts say that grey hairs and wrinkles are not the only signs of aging. Many women experience thinning hairs and eyebrows as they get older. Hormone issues, nutritional deficiency and grooming habits are the reasons for thinning brows.

Dr. Nanette Santoro says that reproductive hormone changes can lead to hair loss and thinning brows. Dr. Santoro explains, “Abrupt hormone changes can cause sudden hair loss (telogen effluvium) that recovers over about 6 months time. It happens postpartum to many women and can happen at menopause.”

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