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Grapefruit Seed Extract Hair Loss
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
Surgical Menopause: Your ovaries were your main source of male and female hormones. They regulate hair and skin vitality; affect osteoporosis, muscle mass etc. Unless the ovaries were removed because of cancer, you likely need labs including tsh, free T3 (liothyronine) and 4 and reverse T3 (liothyronine) run at a reference lab and bio-identical hormones replaced to a youthful level. Supplements and good diet to optimize / maintain hair growth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had my thyroid removed and its been 3 years. I'm a female and I'm still experiencing hair loss. What can I do to reverse this?
See your doctor: It might not be the thyroid causing this anymore, especially if you are adequately replaced on thyroid pill. You might need lab testings to confirm this and to look for other causes. ...Read more
Can pregnant use AQ hair loss topical solution:Human Fibroblast Conditioned Media, Lonicera Caprifolium-Lonicera Japonica (HoneysuckleFlower Extract)?
Probably not: Better off not to use medicated anything during the first and second trimesters for obvious reasons. Consult with your OB on anything else before you use it ...Read more
I had the birth control implanon for about 4 months. I noticed severe hair loss. I can't even wear my hair down. I had it removed about a week ago. What can I do to make my hair stop falling out. I.?
Pheochromocytoma in 2005. Removed and addison post open n placed on steroids than taken off...Light headed n hair loss ever since. Not hormonally right?
Should I see a dermatologist for hair loss when it started after I removed the nuvaring? My thyroid and iron panels are normal and endo dr. Is stumped
Not yet...: It is likely that your body just needs time to adjust. Normal fluctuations to achieve balance could be affecting your hair growth and loss. Give your body time to get use to not having the NuvaRing, ensure you are eating a balanced diet, exercising and trust your endocrinologist and gynecologist to advise on when or if you might need a dermatology consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have epilepcy is using millet extract /wheat germ oil/ cystin /ca pantothenate supplement for hair loss interfer with (na valporate/carbamazepin)?
Won't interfere,: But also won't help your hair. It's a waste of money. ...Read more
Thyroid removed level at. 406 now on meds have a lot symptoms of low thyroid, hair loss and breakage dry skin constipated doc says fine y I feel bad?
Not sure.: Could be that you are underdosed in your thyroid replacement hormone. I am not sure if 0.406 is your current TSH or not. If it is, it is hard to explain. If this doesn't clear up in a short while you might consider repeating your TSH and using a small dose of t3 (liothyronine). ...Read more
I'm 50, post-menopause, both ovaries removed, no HRT, and my DHEA is 476. I have hair loss, oily skin, acne. Is my DHEA high? Is this an adrenal issue
I am using home prepared FLAX SEED GEL without any other stuff in it - just 100% flax seed gel - will it cause hair loss?
First one must find out why they are losing hair-get the correct diagnosis: male-pattern, female-pattern, alopecia areata, telogen efluvium, medication-induced, etc.
Male pattern 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)
surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more
Go see your doctor: You need to go and see your doctor to diagnose why you are losing your hair. You need to figure that out first and then you may be able to formulate a strategy to address the hair loss. For example, if your thyroid is not working well or you are vitamin deficient, you would simply treat the thryoid disease or replace the deficient vitamin. Hope this helps. ...Read more