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How To Stop Hairloss
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
Diet &loss of hair: The following diet additions have been recommended to prevent hair loss, but male pattern hair loss in men is genetically determined and foods are usually not that effective but can be given a trial 1carrots are rich in betacarotene and vit a 2prunes 3oats 4shrimp 5walnuts and almonds 6eggs 7low fat diary products all these are harmless and worth trying. ...Read more
First you need to : find out what's going on. Scalp inflammation can be just a form of dandruff(but isn't normally related to hair loss). Then you need to determine causes of your hair loss (?thyroid and anemia or iron deficiency/ferritin are common, vs stress induced alopecia). So I would make an appointment with dermatologist soon ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on protein diet and from last 15 days excess hairloss started how to stop that and why it happened?
I have had problems with hairloss after a keratin treatment. I will never get it again, but can I expect the problems to stop ever?
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
Don't stop minoxidil: If you're prone to hair loss, stopping ANY preventative medical treatment (finasteride, minox, laser therapy, etc.) will certainly cause you to lose hair. Twice daily Minoxidil is stimulating follicles to grow thicker, healthier hair & fighting male pattern hair loss. If you stop the treatment, you'll lose all the benefit. If you're having trouble w/ greasy over-the-counter minox, try Formula 82M. ...Read more
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