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what do you recommend if i am feeling depressed because i have damaged, unattractive hair?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
I would encourage: You to work on improving your self esteem. Focus on what you like about yourself and on being a good person. Hair doesn't make the person. Take care.

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A 36-year-old male asked:

I have depression and my hair is slowly falling out?

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Dr. Barbara Srur
Psychiatry 42 years experience
? thyroid problem: A slowly functioning thyroid, the endocrine gland responsible for your metabolic rate, can cause symptoms of depression as well as hair loss. See your doctor to get a simple blood test to check the thyroid profile.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What to do if I am feeling depressed because I have damaged, unattractive hair?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Get hair fixed: A trip to the salon can do wonders. It may take a couple of visits to get the hair looking great. Split ends need to be removed professionaly. If you are still depressed see your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What to do if I'm 27 years old femaleloosing hair!!!sad & depressed:-(:-(?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
There are a # of: possible causes for hair loss. Would encourage you to see your dermatologist so that you can be assessed for reason. If reason is determined - then treatment plan follows. Take care.
India
A male asked:

BHUMADAM TELLME I HAVE HALF BALDNEES IN FRONT HAIR AND HALF HAIR IN LITTLE SPACE HOW CAN I REGAIN HALF I AM IN DEPRESSED FOR THIS . MY AGE IS 21 YEARS?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Rogain for bald: Talk to your doctor about trying Rogain or Propecia (finasteride). Some other treatments involve Testosterone replacement therapy & Hair transplant surgery.

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