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What is the real cause of hair fall? Is there a proven solution for this problem?

What is the real cause of hair fall? Is there a proven solution for this problem?

Several causes: There are many types of hair loss. For age-related baldness, a doctor may use rogaine (minoxidil) or propecia. For other causes, hair may grow back after the disorder is resolved: over-brushing, hormonal imbalances, stress, chemotherapy, autoimmune disorders, infection, etc... A doctor can evaluate for these other causes of hair loss. Normal people may lose 50-100 hairs/day, which are replaced by "new" hairs. ...Read more

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Dr. Foster Carr
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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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Had typhoid 2 yrs back. Hair fall problems since then. Have scanty and thin hair. Please provide a solution?

Iron and thyroid: Loss of hair can be very concerning. Possible areas to be tested would include iron levels and thyroid hormones. These can be easily checked with blood work by your doctor. ...Read more

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Sir I have a severe problem of hair loss from last 6 years, now I am 40% bald. Nowdays I am using tugain5% solution.Please give me a proper solution.

Sir I have a severe problem of hair loss from last 6 years, now I am 40% bald. Nowdays I am using tugain5% solution.Please give me a proper solution.

Propecia (finasteride): Have you asked your primay physician about propecia (finasteride)? It's an oral medication for hair loss. I do not prescribe of have any financial connection with this drug fyi. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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25 y girl without any chronic medical problem , having no current symptoms except hair loss . What are the causes and solution ?

25 y girl without any chronic medical problem , having no current symptoms except hair loss . What are the causes and solution ?

Many causes: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tension of hair (pulling back), damage from chemical treatments/dyes, obsessive pulling (trichotillomania) - the solution is find the cause, as each cuase has different treatment. Would talk to your physician and consider labwork. ...Read more

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Hair loss from past 5 years. I have noticed that my skin is oily and have dandruff problem too. Any solutions for hair growth?

Hair loss from past 5 years. I have noticed that my skin is oily and have dandruff problem too. Any solutions for hair growth?

Hormonal Imbalance: Hair loss can be a sign of hormonal imbalance. Thyroid hormone disorders are notorious for causing hair loss. Imbalance in sex hormones can also be implicated. Certain medications can also cause hair loss. Poor nutrition can also cause hair loss. You get the picture. It is important to see a doctor to help you figure out what might be causing your hair loss. Take care. ...Read more

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Solution for hair fall and healthy hair?

Solution for hair fall and healthy hair?

Healthy hair: There are many possible causes for hair loss. The dermatologist can work you up to determine cause. That way, treatment can be targeted to correct the problem.For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green > ...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