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Does Long Hair Fall Out More
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. 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 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 thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
When my hair is long, i find out that the tendency of my hair fall increases rather than having a short hair. does long hair cause more hair fall ?
Long hair: Long hair should not cause your hair to fall out. It seems to be in vogue for men and women. I would start with a visit to a hair stylist - they can check things out, direct you, and likely sell you appropriate gels atc. Expensive? - probably. Worthwhile? - almost certainly. ...Read more
I want long hair.My hair fall is rapiedly increasing.....And also damaging, and dandroff also there.Pls give me a solution?
Can taken a sleeping tablet every night make your hair fall out... Stillnot sleeping tablets? And can they affect your memory in the long term
Hmmmm: What kind of sleeping tablets are you taking? Sounds unlikely. I'd put my money on the other meds you've listed; the underlying insomnia (stress-related) or the sle which you listed as one of your conditions. Some sleeping pills can affect your memory, but it's generally short term. Hair loss can be from a lot of things, but sleeping pills aren't the first thing i think about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hair is short and is not growing longer since last 4 years.Recently i started facing hair fall problems also.I am 19 years old.I have curly hair.
I m 23 yrs old .I hv a problem of hair fall and dandruff from a long tym.I use 2 hv head full of hair but nw m experiencing thining of hair please advice?
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. ...Read more
See below: It may happen soon in the next few weeks or months or if you are lucky not at all. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I bought 1000mcg biotin. Should i take it with meals or without and when is the right time. For how long should I take it? This is for hair fall.
3 months: Once a day with your largest meal. If you do not see improvement after 3 months use, it is unlikely to help your hair regrowth. ...Read more
Long term usage: First of all this weight reducing drug is not recommended for long term usage.Many side effects can develop chief of which is cardiac. And yes you can lose hair with long term usage. ...Read more
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