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A 43-year-old member asked:

i suffer from hair loss, what can i do to increase the volume?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Not much: Try rogaine (minoxidil) and hope for the best. Transplants are the only certain treatment.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

How much hair loss is considered normal?

4 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
50~100 a day: 50-100 a day is seen as normal.
CA
A 25-year-old member asked:

Is there a way to stop hair loss naturally?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Ellis
Dermatology 19 years experience
Yes: Some types of hairloss may be stopped naturally. It is important to know why you have hair loss - and then once you know that you can start to think about treatment options.
A 35-year-old member asked:

How can I postpone hair loss?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Minoxidl: Minoxidl can slow eventual hair loss. Also have your thyroid and iron levels checked.A iron deficiency or low thyroid can be cause of hair loss.
CA
A 54-year-old member asked:

Can I reverse hair loss?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Depends on the cause: Androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness) can be reversed with rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia if it's started soon enough. To maintain the results they have to be used on an ongoing basis. Hair loss due to pregnancy, trauma or shock will grow back with time. Hair loss due to underlying medical problems (ie: anemia) can be reversed if the medical problem is treated.
Dr. Victoria Hagstrom
Family Medicine 27 years experience
In addition to finasteride and minoxidil, Low level laser therapy (laser combs or caps for example) can also slow or reverse hair loss. Transplanting hair from the back of the head also can restore hair in thin or bald areas
Jan 23, 2013
Canada
A 33-year-old female asked:

Since cutting out meat and dairy I noticed I loose a lot more hair. What nutrients am I lacking from cutting these foods that can cause hair loss?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Hair loss: Can be due to several reasons, not necessarily cutting off meat/dairy , vegans don't loose hair. It can be the diet itself, losing weight fast, stress, hormonal dysfunction (e.g thyroid) , better see your doctor for evaluation and possible referral to a dermatologist, best wishes

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