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Which shampoos, vitamins, food, or any other product are recommended for males with thinning hair?
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
Im a 28 year old male and want to know what type of shampoo and conditioner should I use for my dry and fragile thinning hair?
Fragile hair: I recommend a panthenol based conditioner.Get a more detailed answer ›
could be: Some women are prone to hair loss. Could be genetic but some other things could be ruled out. Sometimes a fungus can cause some hair loss. Dysfunctions of thyroid can also cause hair loss. Vitamin/mineral deficiency can also cause it. Check with your physician for a full work up. But also have a healthy balanced diet, a multivitamin in the morning, 8 glasses of water a day and 7-8 hrs of sleep. ...Read more
Get checked: To make sure it isn't your thyroid gland not working properly or other hormone imbalance, get checked by a doc. You can also try biotin which is an otc supplement or rogaine if it looks like male pattern baldness. Keeping your body healthy and less stressed can also help (eat healthy, exercise regularly, don't smoke, drink alcohol 1-2 drinks per day or less). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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