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Review: could Fish oil cause Hair loss?
We study 20,072 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 227 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Fish oil (latest outcomes from 21,060 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Hair loss (latest reports from 229,047 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 20,072 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 227 people (1.13%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Fish oil when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||7.69%||15.38%||23.08%||30.77%||7.69%||15.38%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Fish oil * :
|Hair loss||85.27%||14.73% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Fish oil * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||3.17%||2.12%||6.88%||9.52%||28.57%||49.74% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Fish oil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||7.69%||7.69%||84.62% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (26 people, 11.45%)
- Hypothyroidism (23 people, 10.13%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (18 people, 7.93%)
- Vitamin supplementation (17 people, 7.49%)
- Depression (17 people, 7.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (58 people, 25.55%)
- Vitamin d (48 people, 21.15%)
- Calcium (44 people, 19.38%)
- Multi-vitamins (28 people, 12.33%)
- Folic acid (26 people, 11.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 day ago):
In last year my hair texture is changing to fine and frizzy. Breaks easily and increasing hair loss, especially around face and sides of head.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
shedding stopped but no signs of regrowth yet.
From this study (2 months ago):
I always had and still have very thick healthy hair.I noticed two years ago after starting on Armour thyroid and Lorazepam also I started using a natural biodentical progesterone cream that slowly I noticed my hair was thinning out in my bang area along with the temple area.
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