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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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How can I stop hair loss instantly?

How can I stop hair loss instantly?

Hair loss: You can't! That said, hair loss can be slowed down. see your doctor about this and/or your hairstylist. ...Read more

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How can I stop heavy hair loss?

How can I stop heavy hair loss?

See derm: See dermatologist because there are several causes for this. ...Read more

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How can I stop eyebrow loss?

How can I stop eyebrow loss?

Eye brow loss: Eye briw loss can be due to thyroid abnormalities, trauma, trichotillomania (chronic pulling out by patient), dietary deficiencies, autoimmune disease, and many other issues. You need to evaluated by a regular doctor for these issues. ...Read more

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How can I prevent hair loss?

How can I prevent hair loss?

Minoxidil: Best treatment is rogaine (minoxidil) and/or Propecia (finasteride). The earlier you start rogaine the better--more effective at slowing down hair loss than it is at growing hair after it's gone. Need to keep using it in order to keep the benefits. Same with propecia. ...Read more

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How can I stop losing my hair?

How can I stop losing my hair?

Depends on cause: For most common kind, androgenetic alopecia, can try over the counter product called rogaine, (minoxidil) or a prescription rx called propecia, each of which can be partly helpful, but are unlikely to result in full restoration of hair. There are cosmetic procedures (ex. Hair transplant) that you could talk with a dermatologist about. Wigs & hats are an option. Or you could just "go with it". C ur doc 4 eval. ...Read more

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What can I use to stop losing hair?

What can I use to stop losing hair?

Depends on cause: For most common kind, androgenetic alopecia, can try over the counter product called rogaine, (minoxidil) or a prescription rx called propecia, each of which can be partly helpful, but are unlikely to result in full restoration of hair. There are cosmetic procedures (ex. Hair transplant) that you could talk with a dermatologist about. Wigs & hats are an option. Or you could just "go with it". C ur doc 4 eval. ...Read more

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What can I use to regrow hair and/or stop my hair loss?

Consult Specialist: This is not my area of expertise but I grew tonnes of my hair back by listening to my medical specialist in hair loss. I had platelet rich plasma therapy, used a laser cap, tool Propecia and Rogaine (minoxidil). We are now in an age when you can grow hair back! ...Read more

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What can I do to stop hair loss?

What can I do to stop hair loss?

See your doctor: If your symptoms are that intesnse, you need to see your doctor. Only he/she can make a correct diagnosis based on a physical examination. ...Read more

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How to stop hair loss?

How to stop hair loss?

Hair loss.: hair loss has many different causes, anemia, low or high thyroid function, low vitamin levels, genetics, medications etc. you need to see a doctor to get some blood work and find the cause of hair loss and treat it accordingly. Meanwhile you may take some multivitamins. ...Read more

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How can I stop minoxidil without hairloss?

How can I stop minoxidil without hairloss?

From what I : Have read, this product only works when used. There fore hair loss is likely to continue if the medication is stopped. ...Read more

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How can I stop my hair from thinning?

How can I stop my hair from thinning?

Need to do work up : Testing and extended medical history might reveal real reason! ...Read more

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What are the causes for hair loss? How can i stop hair loss

What are the causes for hair loss? How can i stop hair loss

Hair loss: Can be stress,tight hair clips/bands, hormonal. Check thyroid, androgens, polycystic ovary disease,autoimmune disease,certain medications like b-blockers, amphetamines, low iron( anemia), low zinc levels, fatty acid deficiency , low protein diet ,anoraxia/bulemia, recent childbirth, starting stopping birth control pills, and family pattern of hair. Follow up with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How to stop losing hair?

How to stop losing hair?

Determine cause: There are many different possible causes for hair loss. A dermatologist/ physician can assess to determine the cause of your hair loss and then a treatment plan can be developed. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop female hair loss?

What can I do to stop female hair loss?

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

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How can I treat my hair loss?

Determine the cause: You should visit your primary care physician or dermatologist to determine the cause of your hair loss. There are many medical conditions that can be associated with hair loss and therefore you should determine the cause so that the best treatment can be recommended. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my hair loss and to regrow it?

What can I do to stop my hair loss and to regrow it?

Depends on cause: There are many causes of thinning hair and some, like hypothyroidism or vitamin deficiency, are reversible. Vitamins needed for healthy hair include b3, b5, b6, b12, biotin & a, c, d, e & zinc. While deficiencies can cause hair loss & taking these may prevent hair loss, they are not proven to restore hair loss in most, but are worth a try. See http://www.Naturalnews.Com/012893.Html for other ideas. ...Read more

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How can I prevent losing my hair?

How can I prevent losing my hair?

Hair loss: Hair loss is multifactorial including mineral and vitamin deficient, the way we care for our hair, medications, stress and of course genetic. Try to avoid stress, care for your hair, have a good balanced diet to include Minerals and Vitamins, if your hair loss is genetic type which often is, you can use medications like Rogaine (minoxidil) spray or doctor could suggest Propecia. ...Read more

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How can I stop my hair fall?

How can I stop my hair fall?

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 (Definition)

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


Dr. Alan Bauman
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