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What Can I Do To Stop Hair Loss
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
Treat the infection: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair loss: If you are losing hair stop the chemical straightening. If you regularly see a hair stylist ask for their advice. If you don't want to go to a hair stylist make an appointment to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What is the best way to stop hair loss and to bring it back? Age 49, 5.10 hight, 257 weight thank you
Nothing to do: You are at an age when hair loss is seen. See your family doc to help with diagnosis. It is most likely a genetic inherited trait. You have no control in that case. There are medication to try but most success is at a hair loss clinic. Be prepared to spend big bucks. Why not forget it & live a happy life. That in my opinion is best. Society has forgot about that now and anything goes. ...Read more
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.?
Male-pattern loss: Only two agents are available to aid aga, or androgenetic hair loss: Minoxidil and propecia (finasteride). Don't count on anything else, even special oils and shampoos, to help. Talk to your dermatologist about this, because we all are trained in the treatments for aga. ...Read more
My thyrois is controled but what can I use for hair loss & what can I do to stop it or decrease the falling?
Minoxidil: Use topical mioxidil to help. With thyroid medication and time the condition may improve on its own. ...Read more
How is it possible to stop hair loss and get healthy hair? Earlier i had good health hair but suddenly they started vanishing..
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