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What are some homeopathic solutions to extreme hair loss from thyroid issues?

What are some homeopathic solutions to extreme hair loss from thyroid issues?

Individualized: You could read about homeopathic remedies such as nat-mur., graph, sil, thuja, etc. Here: http://www.Vithoulkas.Com/en/books-study/online-materia-medica.Html. However, good homeopathic treatment for this condition will require treatment by a trained homeopathic practitioner. A practitioner directory is here: http://homeopathic.Org/resources/practitioners. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Bauman
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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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What are genral medication for denruff and hair loss problems?

What are genral medication for denruff and hair loss problems?

Shamoo, rogaine (minoxidil): For dandruff medicated shampoos containg zinc, selenium tar, salicylic acid or steroids. For hairless romaine for men or women amd for men propecia (finasteride). Severe dandruff or scalp psoriaisis can cause hairless which is reversible from itiching which will respond to medications. ...Read more

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What are the different ways or diet to prevent hair loss and baldness to women?

What are the different ways or diet to prevent hair loss and baldness to women?

Baldness in women: Before this question can be answered it is very imperative that you find out the cause for hair loss. These are plethoric and you should be seen by a competent dermatologist to elucidate what if anything may be causing the loss. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for hair loss from alopecia?

What are the treatments for hair loss from alopecia?

Variable: The treatment of alopecia is determined by the type of alopecia. And treatment can range from doing nothing to injected steroids or systemic medications. Hair loss is probably best evaluated by a dermatologist. I would suggest you have one examine you to help come up with and answer and possible treatment. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many different reasons are there for hair loss or thinning hair?

Can you let me know how many different reasons are there for hair loss or thinning hair?

Many: The evaluation of hair loss is an involved process because there are so many possibilities. General classifications are scarring versus non-scarring. Scarring alopecia is an inflammatory problem (e.g. Allergy or infection). Non scarring alopecia can be caused by medications, poisons, heredity, medical conditions and severe hair care practices. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which chemical in chemotherapy causes hair loss?

Can you tell me which chemical in chemotherapy causes hair loss?

The chemo: many of the chemotherapeutic agents function by destroying the DNA of the cancer cell. When given intravenously the chemo reaches the hair follicles and destroys them also causing hair loss. ...Read more

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What are the factors that causing hair loss beside thd DHT ? Are there specific analysis to be taken to know the reason behind hair loss? Thanks

Lots of factors: Hair loss is a complex and multifaceted condition. Many factors can cause hair loss as can many disease. You should see a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any immediate natural things to do while suffering from neurologic pain below the chest?

Are there any immediate natural things to do while suffering from neurologic pain below the chest?

Natural?: Highly unlikely that you are going to find relief from otc products or health foods. My advice would be to contact a pain clinic. ...Read more

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I have Hashimoto's. What are some good supplements To take to help with some of the symptoms like fatigue , slow digestion/constipation & weight gain?

I have Hashimoto's. What are some good supplements To take to help with some of the symptoms like fatigue , slow digestion/constipation & weight gain?

Some options.: 1. Have your thyroiditis managed. 2. Eat more food fibers. 3. Hydrate well. 4. Stay active physically (that will help your anxiety too). 5. Consider acupuncture as an adjunct treatment to standard Western approaches. ...Read more

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Sir i'm suffering from hairloss.. Not hereditary.. But due to misuse of minoxidil and aminexil solution n vitamin overdose.. Please help..

Sir i'm suffering from hairloss.. Not hereditary.. But due to misuse of minoxidil and aminexil solution n vitamin overdose.. Please help..

Hair Loss: Minoxidil can cause hair loss in some patients. What you need is a scalp biopsy to determine the type of hair loss you have as in male pattern hair loss which is genetic or telogen effluvium(te) which is hair loss caused by increased shedding. Male pattern hair loss is treated with Propecia (finasteride) which is an oral prescription medication.Te is treated with B12 injections? ...Read more

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Some people had problems like hair and fertility loss while using phs like xtreme dmz. How common are those problems and are temporal or permanent?

Some people had problems like hair and fertility loss while using phs like xtreme dmz. How common are those problems and are temporal or permanent?

Anabolic steroids: In men, side effects from Anabolic steroids include liver problems, breast tissue formation (gynecomastia), reduced sexual desire, acne, prostate enlargement, male-pattern baldness and lowering of the voice. It is presumed that most of these are temporary, but why are you taking this stuff? ...Read more

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Is hair loss common during menopause, and are there any ways to prevent it?

Is hair loss common during menopause, and are there any ways to prevent it?

Female baldness: Remember that baldness is genetic and affects both men and women. It could be that you have inherited a gene for baldness and are just now seeing it. Rogaine (minoxidil) is the treatment of choice for both men and women if this is indeed female pattern baldness. ...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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Is there any vitamin which could help to slow down genetic hair loss?

Is there any vitamin which could help to slow down genetic hair loss?

HairTodayGoneTomorro: Slow down yes/maybe. Finasteride in low doses will help the hair follicles survive longer. Minoxidil lotion may help too, but is no miracle cure. Proper hair care(washing, conditioners,brushing,massage, sun,dyes,etc) and nutrition is also important and there's a lot on the web about all of this. Hair loss may also be associated with high stress, probably by changes in your body hormones. ...Read more

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What are meds that can cause bone loss?

What are  meds that can cause bone loss?

Bone loss: There are a number of medical conditions and medications that can cause bone loss. That said, it is uncommon in a 37 year old woman unless there is a medical condition or a medication that is causing this. Have you had a bone density test and if so what did it show? If you have not had a test but think it necessary please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some homeopathic solutions to extreme hair loss from thyroid issues?

Individualized: You could read about homeopathic remedies such as nat-mur., graph, sil, thuja, etc. Here: http://www.Vithoulkas.Com/en/books-study/online-materia-medica.Html. However, good homeopathic treatment for this condition will require treatment by a trained homeopathic practitioner. A practitioner directory is here: http://homeopathic.Org/resources/practitioners. ...Read more

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I am becoming bald beacuse of thyroid.. There is so much of hair loss. Please tell me some solutions for this...

I am becoming bald beacuse of thyroid.. There is so much of hair loss. Please tell me some solutions for this...

Whoa: If you are hypothyroid, it needs to be treated. Your hair loss will stop and it'll probably regrow. If you've had a lab diagnosis of hypothyroidism and are not being treated, or you have heavy hair loss from something like telogen effluvium or alopecia areata for which thyroid disease isn't the cause, get with a specialist. ...Read more

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Do certain hair loss solutions actually work or will I be getting ripped off due to clever marketing? Noticing hair loss maybe from thyroid

Hair loss: Thyroid levels should be in normal range for healthy hair. Low thyroid/ hugh thyroid can csuse hair fall.if thyroid is in normal range, taking B vitamins can help hair fall ...Read more

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4m pp, thyroid levels normal, thyroid enlarged, u/s today. How long until normal pp hair loss and exhaustion level out? I am bf'ing

Could be months: Your hair is not lost, just breaking off. It should grow out normally, but may take several months since hair grows intermittently not continuously. Give it time, and avoid chemical treatments. Continue the iron to build your blood count back toward normal. ...Read more

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Will thyroid replacement stop hair loss?

Will thyroid replacement stop hair loss?

Maybe: If the hair loss is caused by hypothyroidism, then thyroid hormone replacement will stop the hair loss. Often time, the thyroid is not the cause of the hair loss. In that case, thyroid hormone replacement will not do much. You will know if you have thyroid problem through a blood test. If thyroid hormone is low, i would treat it to see if the hair loss will improve. ...Read more

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Does biotin help reverse thyroid hair loss?

No: Correct the thyroid dysfunction, and the hair may regrow. Biotin has no effect on thyroid hair loss. ...Read more

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Stress and thyroid cause hair loss. What else?

Stress and thyroid cause hair loss. What else?

Many things: Any acute illness or surgery, psoriasis or other skin disease if it affects the scalp, some meds, genetics, age... ...Read more

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Is it possible for a thyroid disorder to cause hair loss?

Is it possible for a thyroid disorder to cause hair loss?

Hair loss: In some instances hypothyroidism can cause allopecia or scalp hair loss. More often however, allopecia is an associated autoimmune disorder along with thyroid disorders like hashimotos disease. ...Read more

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Can u experience hair loss and headaches with a thyroid problem?

Can u experience hair loss and headaches with a thyroid problem?

Thyroid problems: Yes, the hair problems in some cases are related to thyroids problems and some patients present headache , check with your dr, and family physician. We have to check and determine others possible causes, including but not limited to visual problems, hormone imbalance, anemia, vitamins deficiency, food intolerance ..., . ...Read more

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Can thyroid medication lead to severe hair loss?

Other way around: Overactive or underactive thyroid levels can lead to hair loss. Restoring your thyroid level to normal can return your hair to normal, but it can take many months. ...Read more

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What causes hair loss and how can I fix it to grow an get thicker, besides dose increase of thyroid medication?

What causes hair loss and how can I fix it to grow an get thicker,  besides dose increase of thyroid medication?

Too much thyroid is-: Too much thyroid is more likely to causes fine hair with hair loss. Hypothyroidism is associated with thick course hair, and is not as likely to causes hair loss as too much thyroid! ...Read more

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I had my thyroid removed and its been 3 years. I'm a female and i'm still experiencing hair loss. What can I do to reverse this?

I had my thyroid removed and its been 3 years. I'm a female and i'm still experiencing hair loss.  What can I do to reverse this?

See your doctor: It might not be the thyroid causing this anymore, especially if you are adequately replaced on thyroid pill. You might need lab testings to confirm this and to look for other causes. ...Read more

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What kinds of health problems cause hair loss? Mine has been shedding for 3mths. I lost 47lbs since march. Thyroid is fine. When will it stop

What kinds of health problems cause hair loss? Mine has been shedding for 3mths. I lost 47lbs since march. Thyroid is fine. When will it stop

Stress: Stress is the best cause for these problems but make sure that your doctor knows about this much weight loss. It could point to a serious medical problem. ...Read more

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Male balding pattern.Hair loss for 3-4 yrs. Tried homeopathy 4 around a year.Left it as not sure of the results. Is using finpecia tablets beneficial?

Finesteride: Finesteride is not indicated in women. It is a strong teratogen (causes birth defects) and does not have a large amount of data in women. Spironolactone may be an option with a similar principal. ...Read more

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Does low thyroid cause hair loss in women?

Yes: It can be one of the signs and symptoms of low thyriod. Visit your physician to discuss this issue so that this can be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a lack of hair on the scalp (it could ...Read more