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Doctor insights on: Hair Loss In Men Under 25

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Is there any way of stopping hair loss in men?

Is there any way of stopping hair loss in men?

Hair loss: In the past few years, medicine has made tremendous strides in the treatment of men's hair loss. With the advent of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors such as Propecia (finasteride) and the evolution of surgical hair restoration, for many, living with noticeable hair loss is no longer inevitable. ...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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Does eating pizza, hamburgers and greasy food cause permanent hair loss in men?

Does eating pizza, hamburgers and greasy food cause permanent hair loss in men?

No: Its a matter of genetics and being male. Hair loss is a natural process in men, better get used to it or else live on Rogaine (minoxidil) and/or Propecia ...Read more

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Can excessive masturbation cause hair loss in men? Thanks

Can excessive masturbation cause hair loss in men? Thanks

No: It just doesn't. Nor will it make you hairy / smooth / stupid / blind / unspiritual / an unfit father / husband. One of the cults has a phony mock-scientific account of how it causes baldness, and if you've been deceived by this, I'm sorry and I hope you'll walk away from it. If you're obsessed with erotica, your doctor can help. But enjoying yourself a few times daily is fine. ...Read more

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Do estradot patches helps to reduce scalp hair loss in men?

Do estradot patches helps to reduce scalp hair loss in men?

Generally no: Transgender (male to female) patients on long term estrogen therapy, especially when started while in youth, may experience less male-pattern baldness than they would have otherwise. But generally no, it is not an accepted or effective therapy for male pattern hair loss. Adverse effects also greatly limit use. Minoxidil (Rogain) when used as directed works quite well. ...Read more

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Does having a nocturnal emission elevate DHT and cause ANY permanent hair loss in men?

No: The stuff you read online telling you that enjoying your body will make your hair fall out was made up by a cult. It looks like real science. It is total rubbish, a pack of lies, intended to frighten you. Stay away from these websites and the people that peddle this junk. Life is difficult enough without them. ...Read more

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Could supplements that increase testosterone cause hair loss in men?

Possibly: Depending on what supplement is used and how much testosterone is produced will partly determine how much testosterone will be converted to DHT which is primarily involved with hair loss. ...Read more

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Could supplements that increase testosterone cause hair loss in men, e.G. - d-aspartic acid?

Could supplements that increase testosterone cause hair loss in men, e.G. - d-aspartic acid?

Trating: Prostatic hypertrophy with certain testorerone blockers could enhance hair growth. D-aspartic acid maybe indirectly by increasing testosterone levels.. ...Read more

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How to deal with issues with mens hair loss?

How to deal with issues with mens hair loss?

See doctor: We need to do labs, examine you and your scalp. There are so many ways to prevent hair loss and regrow hair. If your pcp is not familiar with management for hair loss or prevention, look up for a doctor or clinic that do (plenty of them). ...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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Does almond oil work for hair loss men?

Does almond oil work for hair loss men?

No: You need to diagnose the cause first. Almond oil has to ability to regrow hair loss in men or women. ...Read more

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Any vitamins to slow hair loss in near 40 year old men?

Any vitamins to slow hair loss in near 40 year old men?

Biotin: The most evidence for a vitamin that helps with hair growth and maintaining hair and nails is in taking biotin. For an adult it is often dosed at 3, 000 - 5, 000 mcgs. ...Read more

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How effective is propecia (finasteride) for hair loss in young men?

Propecia (finasteride): Propecia (finasteride) is effective at preventing hair loss, however it has been implicated in causing erectile dysfunction as a side effect. I suggest that you discuss these issues with your physician before beginning the medication and learn about all the medication's risks and benefits. As an alternative hair transplant is a safe long term solution to male pattern baldness. ...Read more

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Hereditary hair loss, if DHT is produced in all men even in men with a full head of hair, then how is it genetic and the main cause of baldness?

Hereditary hair loss, if DHT is produced in all men even in men with a full head of hair, then how is it genetic and the main cause of baldness?

Good question: A good, but tough question. If you are genetically predisposed to the early loss of hair then your hair follicles may not be responding to the Dht that is present. Without seeing you it is always possible that your pattern of hair loss is not genetic. Seeing a dermatologist would be your best option to clarify this and if there would be any treatment necessary. ...Read more

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Do men who experience male pattern baldness also have body hair loss?

Do men who experience male pattern baldness also have body hair loss?

Usually not: The form of testosterone, known as dihydrotestosterone, that causes male pattern baldness is also reponsible for causing hair growth in other areas, like the beard area. Sounds like a paradox. ...Read more

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Does masturbation causes hair loss or alopecia in men? What is dht? M facing a problem of hair loss and thinning. Is this all due to masturbation, stress or what?

Does masturbation causes hair loss or alopecia in men? What is dht? M facing a problem of hair loss and thinning. Is this all due to masturbation, stress or what?

It just doesn't: One of the cults is frightening teenage men with phony scientific-sounding talk suggesting that if do what comes naturally, they'll go bald. This is just a lie. You should ignore these people. Male pattern baldness is genetically programmed and closely linked to how much chest hair you're naturally blessed with -- just look around. I'm sorry that someone troubled you over this foolish stuff. ...Read more

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For men, what is the best treatment for a hair loss? Visit a reputable clinic? Try using regaine? Take pills? And how to prevent further loss?

Hair loss: First determine the cause of your hair loss. See your regular physician for this. Discuss the cause and the proper treatment. ...Read more

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I am putting all my pulpatitions and anxiety down to use of regaine hair loss treatment which contains minoxidill. It has messed my life up. Could this be the cause as I've been of numerous websites with men stating the same thing?

I am putting all my pulpatitions and anxiety down to use of regaine hair loss treatment which contains minoxidill. It has messed my life up. Could this be the cause as I've been of numerous websites with men stating the same thing?

Probably not.: Contrary to what you read online, side effects from rogaine (minoxidil) are rare. There are many common causes of palpitations. You need to see your family doctor or a cardiologist and find out exactly what is causing them. It could be the rogaine (minoxidil), or just too much coffee - but it could be something more serious. Don't assume it's the rogaine (minoxidil). ...Read more

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Is it true testosterone injections can cause hair loss breast enlargement in men is it reversable if stopped the injections?

Is it true testosterone injections can cause hair loss breast enlargement in men is it reversable if stopped the injections?

Yes and no: Testosterone therapy needs to be done by qualified doctors that understand side effects and how to mitigate them. Both effects you mention can happen and are not usually reversible but treatable with appropriate intervention. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more