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I'm taking theragran stress tablet one tab. Daily which is a multivitamin bec. Of hair loss. No deficiency could this be overdose? Slight cramps in colon

I'm taking theragran stress tablet one tab. Daily which is a multivitamin bec. Of hair loss. No deficiency could this be overdose? Slight cramps in colon

Should be fine: Some controversy exists over whether a person who eats a balanced diet with lots of vegetables/fruits needs to take a vitamin. But over-the-counter vitamins are formulated to provide a generous amount of vitamins, but not excessive or toxic. Not sure it will help hair loss, but very unlikely to be harmful. Bowel cramps may be signal of mild constipation, sometimes seen with vits. Push fluids/fiber ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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What can I do about hair loss?

What can I do about hair loss?

Find cause: This may be hypothyroidism, malnutrition, a fungus, alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, inappropriate androgenization (I see you are a female). Don't settle for less than a rigorous diagnosis; get seen by a physician who knows how to manage this. I also see you have helicobacter and 'can't take any kind of antibiotic'; you may conisder a bismuth preparation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I stop heavy hair loss?

How can I stop heavy hair loss?

See derm: See dermatologist because there are several causes for this. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop hair loss?

What can I do to stop hair loss?

See your doctor: If your symptoms are that intesnse, you need to see your doctor. Only he/she can make a correct diagnosis based on a physical examination. ...Read more

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How can I stop hair loss instantly?

How can I stop hair loss instantly?

Hair loss: You can't!
That said, hair loss can be slowed down.
see your doctor about this and/or your hairstylist. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat hair loss?

What can you do to treat hair loss?

Hair Loss: There are a lot of causes for hair loss and knowing that our hair goes through a cycle of growth and loss all the time and what we do to our hair is a main cause of altering our hair cycle leading to loss. Nutrition, Stress and hair products are causes. Get a good SLS free product and condition your hair. Eat healthy and remember to de-stress. If that does not work, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can lead to hair loss in women?

What can lead to hair loss in women?

Many reasons: Some of the reasons for hair loss > 1. Heredity 2. Stress 3. Low hemoglobin levels 4. Various drugs (especially chemotherapy drugs). ...Read more

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What is causing my very rapid hair loss?

What is causing my very rapid hair loss?

Stress, drugs, fever: Rapid falling of hair is called a telogen effluvium. It occurs 3 months after a stressful event, either physical or mental. High fever and drugs can also cause shedding of scalp hair. This is a non-scarring cause of hair loss and returns to normal over time. Biotin 5mg and zinc 30mg daily are co-enzymes for hair production. ...Read more

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What is a natural way to stop hair loss?

What is a natural way to stop hair loss?

Death: The only natural way to stop balding or other effects of aging is to stop aging. ...Read more

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What to do to stop hair loss while young?

What to do to stop hair loss while young?

Balding in men: Male pattern baldness is hereditary and therefore, cannot be prevented per say. When one start to see signs of hair loss, they may choose to use conventional treatments, including rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia to try to stop the process from progressing. ...Read more

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Does alopecia treat hair loss effectively?

Alopecia not therapy: Alopecia is not a treatment or a therapy for hair loss.Alopecia is hair loss. ...Read more

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What is the most likely cause of hair loss?

What is the most likely cause of hair loss?

Inherited baldness: "pattern baldness" is the most common cause of hair loss, and is usually inherited (it's in the genes). In men, it is called male pattern baldness or androgenic alopecia. Men get a receding hair line and hair loss on top of the head. In women, it is called female pattern baldness. Women get some hair loss from the whole scalp, so the hair looks thinner. ...Read more

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Why do I have hair loss and thinning? 17 yrs

There are many: Possible reasons for hair loss. Dermatological assessment would be needed to determine the reason. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there any OTC medicines to treat hair loss?

Is there any OTC medicines to treat hair loss?

Minoxidil: Rogaine (minoxidil) = Minoxidil has been approved for over the counter sale. However, you should first see your primary doctor to rule out any diseases that can cause hair loss such has hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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Do "noogies" damage the hair or cause hair loss?

Do "noogies" damage the hair or cause hair loss?

Noogies hair loss: Do "noogies" damage the hair or cause hair loss? ANS: Please define exactly what you mean by a noogie as the definition seems to vary by the part of the world you are in. Also define how often and how hard a noogie you are talking about. I do no recall how you express the power of a noogie. Do you have a standard unit for a your noogie? Is is expressed as noogie or millinoogies? Send details. ...Read more

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My friend got hair loss in patches. Why is that?

My friend got hair loss in patches. Why is that?

Alopecia areata: Your friend has alopecia areata. Treatment includes: steroid injections under the skin, or topical cortisone, or topical immunotherapy, or topical minoxidil, or uv therapy, and blood work to make sure there is no thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Best hair loss solutions or baldness in men please?!

Best hair loss solutions or baldness in men please?!

Male Pattern: The two most effective medications for male pattern hair loss are rogaine (minoxidil) for men and propecia. There is also hair transplants which is the most effective what to stop hair loss. ...Read more

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I am facing problem of hair loss can you please help?

I am facing problem of hair loss can you please help?

There are many: Causes of hair loss. I would see dermatologist to rule out most common causes and then if all normal and not a scarring alopecia, there are treatments available. (laser hair growth, supplements, topicals, injections) ...Read more

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What could be the cause of hair loss on a daily basis?

What could be the cause of hair loss on a daily basis?

Thyroid, genetic, scal: The hir loss may be due to thyroid dosease, genetic like male pattern baldness, and local conditions of the scalp
see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am suffering from hair loss, should I use tablet follihair?

Hair loss: Hair loss may be genetic but it also occurs with thyroid disorders, medication side effects, autoimmune diseases, etc. It's best to have your physician evaluate you if your hair loss is significant. A dermatologist can also advise you as to what type of hair loss you have. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hair loss. Are commercial hair tonics effective?

Not really: Rogaine (minoxidil) can have a modest improvements but be weary of any other topical solutions or creams that do not have Minoxidil in them. ...Read more

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Is there anything that's scientifically proven to restore hair loss?

Is there anything that's scientifically proven to restore hair loss?

Hair loss: Hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes.

Otc treatment: 5% rogaine (minoxidil) or 2% rogaine (minoxidil)
prescription: propecia
surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more

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Is there anything has any effect on stopping hair loss and hair growing?

Hair: What is your concern - hair loss or hair growth?

Hair loss is not uncommon in a 41 year old man but less common in a 41 year old woman.

If you are a man don't worry.
If you are a woman see your hair stylist. You may also need to see a Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dear sir, I have a severe hair loss problem please give a anysollution?

Dear sir, I have a severe hair loss problem please give a anysollution?

Hair Loss: This condition is often related to the thyroid or the lack of good nutrition. I would get a thyroid test to see. If you have a head of hair similar to your family then this is most likely genetics. Your physician can work with you to find a medication that can prevent further loss and some medications used for this allow some regrowth of hair. ...Read more

Chromium (Definition)

Chromium is a metal thought to have some role as a nutritional mineral in humans. It's exact role is uncertain, and the human body only requires extremely small ...Read more


Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a lack of hair on the scalp (it could ...Read more