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Can hypothyroidism cause dark circles under eyes

I have hypothyroidism problems. Can hypothyroidism cause dark circles under eyes?
11/08/2012
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  • Angela green

    Well, generally speaking, hypothyroidism can cause dark circles under your eyes. As we know that hypothyroidism is a thyroid hormone deficiency disease. And Hypothyroidism may occur at any age and is common in older adults. And many people may develop dark circles around your eyes, because hypothyroidism can cause an infiltration of complex sugar molecules in your face, which leads to swelling and discoloration in your face and around your eyes. Of course, there are also many other factors which can lead to dark circles, such as the allergy and alcohol, lack of sleep. So you also need pay more attention to the life habits. Eating more fruits and vegetables can be effective.
    11/08/2012
  • Luis williams

    Usually, hypothyroidism is caused by the thyroiditis. And people with hypothyroidism may also suffer Cold or other respiratory infection, paleness or dry skin, weight gain, puffy face and thinning of eyebrows etc. But i never heard that hypothyroidism can cause the dark skin under the eyes. And dark circle can also be result of many factors such as heredity, stress, tiredness, lacking of sleep and too much coffee intake etc. So, you'd better think it over so as to make the right way to treat your dark circles under eyes.
    11/12/2012
  • walkersville

    I'm sorry to hear about your plight.As far as i know,hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland does not make enough thyroid hormone.The most common cause of hypothyroidism is thyroiditis.Of course,there are some other causes for this problem. The symptoms of hypothyroidism vary widely, depending on the severity of the hormone deficiency.Generally, the symptoms of hypothyroidism can include:fatigue,a puffy face,muscle weakness,depression,horse voice,frequent choking.As it develops,the symptoms may change widely.Therefore, in general,hypothyroidism won't cause dark circles under eyes.That may be other reasons.
    11/14/2012
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