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Is Hair Loss Preventable
Alopecia is the loss of hair. Hair loss can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles. Fungal infections can also cause hair loss. 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 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 thins and falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called female diffuse hair loss. About 60% of people with androgenetic alopecia are men. Hair loss caused by ...Read more
How can we check what type of hair do I have and what is the best thing to avoid hair fall. Does having short length hair help prevent hair loss?
No: Short hair does not prevent hair loss. If there is underlying problem such as low iron, abnormal thyroid or hormone problems these can contribute to hair loss. Do not over process your hair, and do not do crash diets, if there is hair loss that concerns you see dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PREVENTING HAIR LOSS: AH! THAT WOULD BE BILLION DOLLAR PRODUCT . . . NO WAY TO PREVENT HAIR LOSS. I REMEMBER A WAG* ONCE SAYING, "THE ONLY WAY TO PREVENT HAIR LOSS IS TO CASTRATE YOUR GRANDPARENTS." KEEP YOU HAIR CLEAN; SHAMPOO OFTEN; EAT A HEALTHFUL DIET; AND STAY HAPPY . . . *A WAG IS A WITTY AMUSING PERSON WHO MAKES JOKES . . . ...Read more
Hair loss: Hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes. Otc treatment: 5% rogaine (best for men) or 2% rogaine prescription: propecia surgical: hair transplants one can always start with the over the counter rogaine. I find Propecia to be more effective, but this requires a prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I found out that there is a relation between sex activity and hair loss. How can one prevent this kind of hair loss in men?
Myth: What you heard is not true. There is no relationship between the two. ...Read more
What should I do to prevent hair loss from front of face, and my age is 22 years and most of my front hair are gone, what should I do to regain?
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