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What can i do to prevent hair loss??

What can i do to prevent hair loss??

ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted . You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid.. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA.. With supplements start at a Lo dose and work up. ...Read more

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 can I do to help prevent hair loss?

What can I do to help prevent hair loss?

Hair loss: Avoid hair trauma like scratching head, using hair products, braiding, cornrows, tight ponytails, and hair extensions. Be healty, exercise, eat healthy. See doctor to do labs and suggest treatments for the prevention of hair loss or treatment to regrow hair. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent hairfal?

What can I do to prevent hairfal?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What do I do to prevent hair loss?

What do I do to prevent hair loss?

Consult Specialist: This is not my specialty area but I actually grew tonnes of my hair back after it was lost so I will give a non-expert answer here. Of course consult with a medical doctor. 1. Get platelet rich plasma therapy for head 2. Get a Laser Cap for laser hair therapy 3. take Propecia and Rogaine (minoxidil) 4. get a special shampoo to treat hair loss 5. take supplement for Omega 5 and 7 (rare omegas) ...Read more

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What can women do to prevent hair loss?

What can women do to prevent hair loss?

Female hormone: Hair loss most commonly sufferred by women is due to female hormone imbalance, for example, women after delivery (of baby) would find significant hair loss; women after menopause would appreciate hair loss(gradually or after years). ...Read more

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What can I do to stop hair loss?

What can I do to stop hair loss?

See your doctor: If your symptoms are that intesnse, you need to see your doctor. Only he/she can make a correct diagnosis based on a physical examination. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent receding hairline?

What can I do to prevent receding hairline?

Minoxidil / propecia (finasteride): Minoxidil & Propecia (finasteride) are both medications that can help you keep the hair that you have. Not everyone is a candidate to use these medications and they can have side effects so you should weigh the risks and benefits of these meds when speaking with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent or avoid hearing loss?

What can I do to prevent or avoid hearing loss?

Hearing loss: Hearing loss occurs for a variety of reasons. Some of these reasons we can control and others we cannot. First, if you have a genetic or inherited form of hearing loss, there really isn't much you can do, except get a hearing test and use hearing aids, if necessary. On the other hand, one of the most common causes of hearing loss is from noise exposure. Control this by ear plugs or avoidance. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat hair loss?

What can you do to treat hair loss?

Hair Loss: There are a lot of causes for hair loss and knowing that our hair goes through a cycle of growth and loss all the time and what we do to our hair is a main cause of altering our hair cycle leading to loss. Nutrition, Stress and hair products are causes. Get a good SLS free product and condition your hair. Eat healthy and remember to de-stress. if that does not work, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop hair loss & what can I use to get more volume?

What can I do to stop hair loss & what can I use to get more volume?

Hair transplant: There are no effective methods that prevent hair loss in men or women. Hair transplantation techniques may help cosmetically improve appearances. Minoxidil has some limited benefit in certain people. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop female hair loss?

What can I do to stop female hair loss?

Go see your doctor: You need to go and see your doctor to diagnose why you are losing your hair. You need to figure that out first and then you may be able to formulate a strategy to address the hair loss. For example, if your thyroid is not working well or you are vitamin deficient, you would simply treat the thryoid disease or replace the deficient vitamin. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop hair fall?

What can I do to stop hair fall?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Many causes for hair loss. ...Read more

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What can I use to stop losing hair?

What can I use to stop losing hair?

Depends on cause: For most common kind, androgenetic alopecia, can try over the counter product called rogaine, (minoxidil) or a prescription rx called propecia, each of which can be partly helpful, but are unlikely to result in full restoration of hair. There are cosmetic procedures (ex. Hair transplant) that you could talk with a dermatologist about. Wigs & hats are an option. Or you could just "go with it". C ur doc 4 eval. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my hair loss and to regrow it?

What can I do to stop my hair loss and to regrow it?

Depends on cause: There are many causes of thinning hair and some, like hypothyroidism or vitamin deficiency, are reversible. Vitamins needed for healthy hair include b3, b5, b6, b12, biotin & a, c, d, e & zinc. While deficiencies can cause hair loss & taking these may prevent hair loss, they are not proven to restore hair loss in most, but are worth a try. See http://www.Naturalnews.Com/012893.Html for other ideas. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent thinning of skin?

What can I do to prevent thinning of skin?

Don't get older?: In youth human skin is naturally thin but full of elastin fibers that give it a nice tight appearance as a child grows up the deeper layer of skin thickens. By late 30's or early 40's elastin drops out and the skin starts to thin again. Uv radiation from sun exposure is thought to be a major contributor to aging of the skin. To some degree it is probably also genetic. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent aging?

What can I do to prevent aging?

Keep it simple: Diet right/Eat more vegitables, meat once a week and avoid sugars and white flour products which cause insulin spikes. Be sun smart/ wear sunblock SPF 15 daily and SPF 30 when outdoors for long periods. Good behavior/ exercise 2-3 times week avoid nicotine and drink red wine for natural resveratrol once a week. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

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


Dr. Alan Bauman
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