Peter Hibberd, M.D., is a doctor whose advice is based on more than 28 years of hospital outpatient and inpatient experience. He is an experienced emergency medicine physician, surgeon, and consultant. Dr. Hibberd is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He is also a fellow and active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, an active member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a member and fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Hibberd has earned numerous national and international professional certifications, memberships, and awards.

Can Hair Loss, Fatigue, Irregular Periods Be Related?

Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 10:30 AM

By Peter Hibberd, M.D.

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Question: I am suffering from irregular periods, hair loss, and fatigue. What could be causing this and what remedies can help me?

Dr. Hibberd's answer:
 
There are multiple causes for the conditions you have. Most are not diseases, but are related to stress, poor sleep habits, depression, an unhealthy diet, or sudden weight loss. Hormonal disorders, diseases, cancer, HIV, pelvic organ illnesses, and other conditions can cause these symptoms, as well.
 
But you should see your doctor for a targeted health screen to determine what's at the root of your problems. It's possible stress management is all you need. But you should see a professional.
 

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