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I am suffering from both head hair loss and chest hair loss; are they related? And is it a symptom of male pattern? Ps: hair breaks form the root

I am suffering from both head hair loss and chest hair loss; are they related? 
And is it a symptom of male pattern?

Ps: hair breaks form the root

Get it checked: If they are breaking off at the level of the skin, the problem may be a fungal infection, especially if the hair loss is patchy, as opposed to mail pattern baldness. You might see little black dots where the hairs broke off. ...Read more

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Im suffering from hair loss and brittle nails which break by itself, what could cause this?

Im suffering from hair loss and brittle nails which break by itself, what could cause this?

Hair loss: One of the causes of hair loss is thyroid disease. If you have been evaluated by your physician and there is no obvious medical cause, visit a skilled beautician who will evaluate your hair and recommend proper hair care for you. ...Read more

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I read some meds can break down collagen in hair follicles and cause hair loss. Any foods to eat to help build levels up to promote hair regrowth?

I read some meds can break down collagen in hair follicles and cause hair loss. Any foods to eat to help build levels up to promote hair regrowth?

Internet fantasy: There's not even any collagen worth speaking of in hair follicles. I've been looking at them under the microscope for a half a century. This stuff is made up by "natural healing folks" who pretend to be your friends. A few meds can produce hair loss but this isn't due to collagen problems. Further, food choices aren't the key to managing this or the vast majority of other health issues. Cheers. ...Read more

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I had an implanon break in my arm a year ago since then, I've had hair loss, breast tenderness, severe acne and muscle aches is it from the implanon?

I had an implanon break in my arm a year ago since then, I've had hair loss, breast tenderness, severe acne and muscle aches is it from the implanon?

See a Doctor: Was the Implanon removed ? If your implant was removed than your symptoms are not from Implanon. If your Implanon is still in place, please get it removed. Symptoms of acne may be related to Implanon. I have not heard of hair loss and muscle aches as a side effect of Implanon. So, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have heavy hair loss past few days. in a comb, I see many hairs falling with black root tip however the fal?

I have heavy hair loss past few days. in a comb, I see many hairs falling with black root tip however the fal?

Root tip=TE: Telogen effluvium can have root tips with gentle tug of hair. Find the trigger responsible for TE- eg- Menopause, lack of Iron, Vid D or other hormonal problems like a low or active thyroid. ...Read more

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My hair has been falling out since sep 2011 . It started when i was going through hard times with family. My hair loss is in the front. Will it grow?

Maybe: Sorry i can't be any more accurate in my prediction but hair loss is very common as a result of stress, both emotional & physiologic. To be safe, tell your family doc about your concerns and check out your thyroid as an abnormal thyroid can also cause hair loss. Excess (dihydro)testosterone can do so, too. ...Read more