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Is it possible (and/or easy) to grow hair to prevent turning bald?

Is it possible (and/or easy) to grow hair to prevent turning bald?

Treatment available: Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia are the two medications in the U.S. For treatment of baldness, mainly male-pattern baldness. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate and start treatment. Results vary from person to person, but one's "appearance" is usually improved. There is no cure for baldness, so the medications must be continued for the benefit to continue. ...Read more

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Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


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Why can I do to prevent balding? Losing hair not in the middle but to the left and right of the widows peak.

Why can I do to prevent balding? Losing hair not in the middle but to the left and right of the widows peak.

Medical management: There a few proven options to stop the hair loss. These include medications such as Minoxidil and finasteride. The two other options are laser light and protein rich plasma. A combination of all would be most effective. See a hair loss specialist. ...Read more

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What can men put on their hair to prevent balding?

What can men put on their hair to prevent balding?

Rogaine (minoxidil) foam: 5 per cent rogaine (minoxidil) foam will slow hair loss, mostly in the back of the head and grow hair in one third of men. It can be combined with oral Propecia or laser therapy to prevent hair loss. Men with a very strong pattern will lose significant hair but can lessen the loss. ...Read more

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How do I prevent Baldness, is there any hair cream or diet to prevent it?

Baldness: Baldness is common in men but usually not as early as age 27. Please see your doctor about this and follow his/her advice. ...Read more

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What are the different ways or diet to prevent hair loss and baldness to women?

What are the different ways or diet to prevent hair loss and baldness to women?

Baldness in women: Before this question can be answered it is very imperative that you find out the cause for hair loss. These are plethoric and you should be seen by a competent dermatologist to elucidate what if anything may be causing the loss. ...Read more

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How to reduce/prevent balding/gray hairs at a young age? I have very little but is there a way to help stop it? Male in the 20's.

How to reduce/prevent balding/gray hairs at a young age? I have very little but is there a way to help stop it? Male in the 20's.

No and Yes: Common offenders are your genes (Family history), Hormonal changes, Medical conditions, or Medications. If it is related to last three, its possible to reverse. ...Read more

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Sir I have a baldness problem n i lost almost max. part of the hair. So please tell me some homemade tips to prevent this baldness. I am from India.

Most important: is to find out possible cause of hair loss. Need to rule out thyroid disease, anemia and ferritin abnormalities. Need to look for scarring vs non scarring hair loss. Treatment may vary depending on cause. Supplements like Viviscal work well for non scarring hair loss, topical minoxidil 5%, but beyond that need to see dermatologist ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more