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Yes: Propecia (finasteride) has been clinically proven to help. In a 5-year study of men with mild to moderate hair loss, 2 out of 3 of the men who took 1 mg of Finasteride daily regrew some hair. However, Propecia (finasteride) has been linked to long term erectile dysfunction. Other treatments exist such as hair transplantation. You may want to explore these options before taking any meds that may have unwanted side effects. ...Read more
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
I losing hair and my hair became light, is there away to stop losing hair and gaining hair instead of the one i lost ?
Depends: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I am 21 yrs of age. I've started losing hair from the age of 15, hav lost lot of hair til now. Is thr a non surgical way to regain all lost hair? Help
Facing pattern hair lost and lost more than 40% hairs in 6 months.Started minoxidil 5% and hair fall has increased. Is it a good sign? 24yrs male
Hair loss/thinning is happening at a fast rate, more hair comes out easier every day. Receding hairline. Best course of action? Supplements, shampoo
Hair loss: 35 M f San Fran asks hair line receding. What do I do? ANS: 1. Choose different grandparents. 2. Note u have HTN. Ask your Dr to give you oral Minoxidil for BP. But be prepared for hair to grow every where but where u want it. 3. Accept your family Hx which you cannot change yet. 4. Waste money on untested hair restoration products. Search PUBMED for trials of hair restoration. ...Read more
No Hair Scare Here: It decreases the amount of hair loss based on a hormonal adjustment but generally won't grow back that which has been lost(some exceptions).Also, whatever factors that may contribute to hair loss persist(stress, nutrition, hair care,generic etc) and in individual cases there might need to be a dose adjustment. Some hair may shed due soley to finasteride at the beginning of treatment but not later ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My hair loss in starting stage and it's on further head so what's best medicine and food to stop hair loss and increase hair.?
I m female 21 years...After stopping minoxidil 5% in how much time unwanted hairs will disappear from face and body?
Typically 3-6 months: Depending on the stage of the hair cycle, hair fall will occur over a 3-6 month period if at all. ...Read more
Is 17 to early to take weight loss pills and if so what are the side effects male
It depends: If the 17 year old in question has a bmi of 30 or above and has been unsuccessful with diet and exercise alone, it would be reasonable to add appetite suppressants to a physician supervised program of proper nutrition and adequate exercise. If the 17 year old is near normal weight (bmi 25-26 or in the normal range 18.5-25) than i would not recommend adding appetite suppressants. Talk to your doc. ...Read more
Rogaine (minoxidil) & propecia are how much effective drugs.Can this treatment recover the whole loss & how much it takes to show some result. I m using frm 2mnth?
6 months: You must be on both of these medications for 6 months before you see results. If you stop using them all the benefits will be lost. ...Read more
Started thyronorm 25 for hair loss. TSH reduced from 5.5 -0.25.still hair loss. need to continue drug? all other inv normal. no T3 (liothyronine) drug in india.help
26 years age I have androgentic alopecia apart from madicine name of foods thats helpfull to prevent hair loss, regrowth, further no hair problem?
Dream on: There would be no bald men if there was a food that could help with this genetic condition. ...Read more
Difficult: To lose 35 pounds in 7 mos, at 3500 calories to the pound, you would have to burn off 625 calories a day that you didn't take in. That very very difficult for most people. That's eating a lot less or increasing your activity by more than 6 miles of walking/day. ...Read more
How many months for full effect of minoxidil5%, finasteride 1mg cure of hair loss and regain new hair?
I have pain in hair roots when moving hairs or comb.And lossing 75 to 125 hairs daily.Having thyroxine for high TSH .What is the cause of hair loss?
Liposuction: It takes burning off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose one pound. To lose 10 pounds in 30 days you would have to burn off an extra 35000 calories/30 days or about 1167 calories/day that you don't take in. That's the equivalent of walking 116 miles/day. Remember, you need to find a diet and activity regimen you can follow the rest of your live, not a gimmick or scam on the internet. ...Read more
At 340lbs how fast can I safely lose weight. Is adding hydroxycut every few months to accelerate weight loss safe?
Weight loss: Food and drug administration is warning consumers to stop using hydroxycut products. Some are associated with serious liver injuries. Iovate has agreed to recall hydroxycut products from the market. You can lose weight as quickly as you want by reducing your intake and increasing your exercise at the same time. It takes will power, and you should be proud that you are going to try hard. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer