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What is the talk of the hair loss treatment?

What is the talk of the hair loss treatment?

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

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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Is zx42 hair loss treatment a scam or does it actually work?

Is zx42 hair loss treatment a scam or does it actually work?

Embrace who you are?: This is just minoxidil, which sort-of-works for a while, plus a bunch of placebos ("vasodilators" and similar nonsense). Another idea -- buzz your head, hit the gym hard, sport some nicely-trimmed facial hair, and wear a ball cap when you feel like it. It's awesome to be a well-muscled, trim, balding man -- "I'm not a little kid any more, and I'm in robust good health." ...Read more

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Keratinocyte growth factor for hair loss treatment?

Keratinocyte growth factor for hair loss treatment?

KGF and hair growth: Abstract
keratinocyte growth factor-2 (kgf-2) is found in dermal papilla fibroblasts and its receptor, fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (fgfr2), in the neighboring outer root sheath of keratinocytes. Administration of recombinant human kgf-2 (rhkgf-2) at 10 ng ml (-1) significantly stimulated human hair-follicle cell proliferation in organ culture (26-35%). Thus, rhkgf-2 is a promising therapeut. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of skipping periods for long months from 4 to 6 months with no reason. Associated with hair loss. Treatment for irregular pe?

What could be the cause of skipping periods for long months from 4 to 6 months with no reason. Associated with hair loss. Treatment for irregular pe?

Incomplete question.: Your question cut off before you finished. It is not clear if you already getting treatment for irregular periods. A full evaluation is necessary by your doctor to see what could be causing your irregular periods. It may be due to thyroid problems, or to other hormonal imbalances. Get checked and find out what is going on and what your treatment options are. ...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 grocapix gel effective like minoxidil 10% For hair loss treatment? M using grocapix gel.!

Is grocapix gel effective like minoxidil 10% For hair loss treatment? M using grocapix gel.!

Grocapix not same: Grocapix contains red clover extract that is said to be a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor, suppressing dihydrotestosterone thereby reducing effects of this hormone on hair growth. This is the way the prescription med finasteride (Propecia) works. Minoxidil works differently, by improving blood supply to the hair follicles. Tough to say which, if either, will work better for any individual. ...Read more

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Does long-term uses of minoxidil (rogaine), for hair loss treatment, have severe side -effect? I have ckd. Please rush.

Does long-term uses of minoxidil (rogaine), for hair loss treatment, have severe side -effect? I have ckd. Please rush.

Depends absorption?: It really depends on the systemic absorption and this will likely be reflected by your blood pressure. It is unlikely t have an effect but I would discuss with your nephrologist. ...Read more

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Can I use pilfood direct hair loss treatment during pregnancy?

Can I use pilfood direct hair loss treatment during pregnancy?

Please be careful: I will not use any product with unknown ingredient that may get absorbed through and harm the baby-as part of being careful. ...Read more

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If genetic hair loss can't be stopped and regrowth hair not possible in medical science. Why we use such medical treatment for hair?

If genetic hair loss can't be stopped and regrowth hair not possible in medical science. Why we use such medical treatment for hair?

Slows down loss: Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia have both been shown to slow down the rate of hair loss in androgenetic alopecia. The benefits, however, only last as long as you are using them. ...Read more

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What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

What is the best and effective treatment for hair loss?

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)
prescription: propecia
surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more

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Any treatment for post-baby hair loss?

Hair loss: While this can certainly be pretty worrisome to anyone, this is a pretty common event post-pregnancy. Unfortunately waiting for hair problems to resolve is literally like watching grass grow. It will get better but it will take several months. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hair loss caused by hormonal imbalance ?

What is the best treatment for hair loss caused by hormonal imbalance ?

Minoxidl: In addition to lab evaluation including thyroid function, dhes, testosterone, and iron levels, treatment can be tailored to individual. However romaine or monoxide will work by itself in 85 per cent of women and work along with any treatment for excess androgen such as alda tone or tagamet (cimetidine) orally if indicated. ...Read more

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For primary hyperhydrosis Botox is a often prescribed treatment. Would it lead to hair loss over time?

Unlikely: There are subjective reports of hair loss when used for migraines. However there is no definitive objective studies to support this and in fact there are studies that support the theory that it helps reduce allopecia by increasing microvascular blood flow to the area of involvement. ...Read more

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I suffer from hair loss, what's the main cuz and waht is the treatment for it./if there vitamin deffecient?

I suffer from hair loss, what's the main cuz and waht is the treatment for it./if there vitamin deffecient?

Natural, Not Vit Def: Hair follicles cycle: when follicle stops growing a hair shaft, hair falls out. Tension/pulling on hair accelerates rate of loss. Hair follicle function ↓es with both age ; especially loss of capillary blood supply to follicle in skin. Any inflammatory process in skin around follicles can greatly ↑ rate of hair loss. Fear, anguish can also greatly ↑ both. Vitamin supplements rarely of value. ...Read more

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I use a permanent hair dye 3 years ago and did not use the treatment came with it overtime I had brittle, flaking, hair loss with a bulb on the end?

See a dermatologist: There are various types of hair loss. When you see the dr bring all meds, vits, bc pills. It is not likely a result of stress or nutrition. Have you been ill, pregnant, or lost weight? Menst normal? Iud? ...Read more

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Any treatment for total hair loss?

Any treatment for total hair loss?

Total hair loss: Hair loss from the entire scalp is a form of alopecia areata (aa), called alopecia totalis. Alopecia areata can also cause hair loss over the entire body - alopecia totalis. Aa is an autoimmune condition where the immune system cells attack hair follicles and cause hair to fall out. There are treatments for aa. Success depends on the extent of hair loss and how long the hairs are gone. ...Read more

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Can there be any treatment for hair loss?

Can there be any treatment for 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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I m suffering from hair loss suggests me a good & cheap treatment?

I m suffering from hair loss suggests me a good & cheap treatment?

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

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Baldness, why hair loss & would like to know if hair regrowth treatment will work?

Baldness, why hair loss & would like to know if hair regrowth treatment will work?

Hair Loss: The male pattern baldness form of androgenetic alopecia accounts for more than 95% of hair loss in men. By age 35, two-thirds of American men will have some degree of appreciable hair loss and by age 50 approximately 85% of men have significantly thinning hair. About 25% of men who suffer from male pattern baldness begin the painful process before the age of 21. Treatment is Rogaine (minoxidil) & Propecia. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for dandruff? Does it cause hair loss? And how to make my hair thick and longer coz it seems stop growing?

Dandruff shampoo: Regular washes with dandruff shampoo are the best way to prevent dandruff. You may need to shower daily or even twice a day. In order to make your hair thick, eat well (fruit, vegetables, and protein) and take a multivitamin. If that doesn't work, you might try taking Folic Acid or biotin which are essential ingredients for hair growth. Thyroid or other medical problems may also thin hair. ...Read more

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What treatment can I use to stop hair loss while breastfeeding?

What treatment can I use to stop hair loss while breastfeeding?

Hairloss postbaby: Losing hair after the birth of a baby is normal. During pregnancy hair spends a longer time in the growth phase of the hair cycle. Your hair may appear to get thicker during the pregnancy because you aren't losing as much as normal. After, it returns to the normal cycle so it seems like all of your hair is falling out. This happens even if not nursing. Give it time and all will be normal again. ...Read more

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Does levothyroxine couse hair loss and if it does after how long of treatment this side effect have been seen?

Does levothyroxine couse hair loss and if it does after how long of treatment this side effect have been seen?

Not the medication: Hair loss can be a sign that your thyroid hormones are not balanced. The hair usually grows back once the thyroid disorder is treated. Have you TSH and free t 4 checked to make sure you are on the proper dose of levothyroxine. ...Read more

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Baldness (Definition)

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


Dr. Alan Bauman
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