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Question by  tnkgdrgmailcom (18)

Why is my eyebrow hair thinning?

The eyebrow hair has gotten significantly thinner over the last 6 months.


Answer by  mediajunkie (592)

Eyebrow hair loss is often the first indicator of overall and could be due to a hormonal imbalance such caused by hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. Consult a doctor to make sure.


Answer by  worker7186 (198)

The reasons for thinning eyebrow hair are numerous, it is always recommend that you go to your dermatologist. Some possible reasons could be pregnancy, hormone intake, thyroid disease, infections, autoimmune disorders, certain types of cancers, irritations from common skin disorders, and skin growths.


Answer by  djcwoman37 (373)

There are some reasons for why your eyebrows are thinning out. One reason for thinning eyebrows may be due to a hypothyroid or a low thyroid. Thyroid disease is known to cause hair loss. Another reason could be due to any medications you may be taking. Prednisone, for instance, is a steroid and it can cause your eyebrows to thin.


Answer by  weightlifter23 (87)

If you have noticed your eyebrow hair getting thinner, it is probably thinning. Is other hair on your body thinning too? This may be due to a lack of vitamins that are important for hair health. In could also be due to sun exposure bleaching your eyebrows.


Answer by  Latin4 (11170)

Try and have your thyroid checked out. Some times as you get older your eyebrows start to loose hair. Tell your doctor.


Answer by  worker7162 (166)

a common reason for hair loss is mental pressure. a best home treatment is to control mind strain, have good sleep,do regular breathing exercise at early morning. you'll be alright soon. take care..


Answer by  SIDDHU (861)

If you are noticing that it is getting thinner now than consult a dermatologist as it may be due to some infection. Also apply castor oil daily to get thick black eyebrow


Answer by  JackieMay (11)

Just like with the hair on top of your head, your eyebrow hair will thin with age. This is the result of hair coming out with the follicle intact which means that new hair will not grow in the same place. No cure for this sort of thing, although an eyebrow pencil might help with appearance.

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