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What Can I Do To Stop My Hair Falling Out
I had the birth control implanon for about 4 months. I noticed severe hair loss. I can't even wear my hair down.. I had it removed about a week ago. What can I do to make my hair stop falling out. I.?
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
What can I use to stop my hair falling and increase its thickness !? Its really thin and falling a lot !! No history of hair fall in my family !
See your doctor: Depending if you're male or female, there are numerous causes of hair loss. Minoxidil is an over the counter remedy that is believed to work by increasing blood flow to hair follicles. Biotin deficiency is easily corrected by taking at least 3000 micrograms of biotin per day. It also helps to control any dandruff or itching in the scalp. Dramatic hair loss may be a sign of a medical problem. ...Read more
I have been on gilenya for about 2 months. About 2 weeks ago I noticed my hair falling out. What can I do to stop this?
See a dermatologist: Hair loss is listed as an uncommon effect of gilenya. There may be another reason. Begin with evaluation by a dermatologist to define the type of hair loss. You will need to answer many questions about events of the previous 6 months. bring copies of all blood tests, bring all meds + vits +supplements. Birth control? Menstrual change? Weight change? Fevers? etc. ...Read more
I am having a hair falling out problem since last year, is there anything i can do to stop or slow this down?
Falling hair: Yes there are natural remedies. It's likely a thyroid issue but not to worry. You can start supplementation of l-tyrosine, selenium and iodine. Orthomolecular products has a great supplement called thyrotain which has worked well with patients. U may have to buy it online or ask a trusted natural food store for a good thyroid supplement. U don't need thyroid hormone just supplements. ...Read more
What is a good shampoo or product to stop hair fall and help hair regrow? i start to see my hair falling off. i also have some dandruff.
There are: no shampoos that will stop hair loss or regrow hair except for Rogaine, but at your age you need to see a good dermatologist for an evaluation of your scalp and your pcp for a general medical evaluation to determine the cause. The less trauma (heat, chemicals, etc) to your hair the better for now. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more
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