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What is the talk of the hair loss treatment ?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Recent research: suggests that low vitamin D may be a factor in hair loss, along with low iron. Please see your doc who may check these levels and tell you proper dose of either if necessary. Peace and good health. Stress can also be a factor. A more remote possibility is alopecia, an autoimmune condition, which a dermatologist can help with.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, finasteride, hair transplants,...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What is the most appropriate hair loss treatment out there?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Hair transplants: Hair transplants are the one certain treatment. Try rogaine (minoxidil) and see if that helps.
Last updated Dec 9, 2016


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