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What to do to stop hair loss while young?

What to do to stop hair loss while young?

Balding in men: Male pattern baldness is hereditary and therefore, cannot be prevented per say. When one start to see signs of hair loss, they may choose to use conventional treatments, including rogaine (minoxidil) or Propecia to try to stop the process from progressing. ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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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 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 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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Fungus infection on scalp what can I do to stop hair loss.

Fungus infection on scalp what can I do to stop hair loss.

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

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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 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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I just turned 29 and i never noticed this. What can I do to stop my hair loss.. Help me please?

I just turned 29 and i never noticed this. What can I do to stop my hair loss.. Help me please?

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

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My mom lost a lot of hair since she got diabetic, is it her diabetes doing that? And what should she do to stop this hair loss?

My mom lost a lot of hair since she got diabetic, is it her diabetes doing that? And what should she do to stop this hair loss?

Hair: Diabetes and the medications that cause diabetes can cause hair loss. I can cause a stress on the body that can cause thinning. It's important that she try to get her diabetes well controlled. However, other things can cause hair thinning. I would suggest she see her doctor to be evaluated for emotional stress, thyroid issues or anemia. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is a natural way to stop hair loss?

What is a natural way to stop hair loss?

Death: The only natural way to stop balding or other effects of aging is to stop aging. ...Read more

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Is there a way to stop hair loss naturally?

Yes: There are different reasons for hair loss some are temporary and do not need treatment. A low thyroid or iron deficiency needs to be treated. If thyroid & iron levels are normal home lasers such as hairmax are useful for many people. ...Read more

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Can there be any point trying to stop hair loss?

Can there be any point trying to stop hair loss?

Hair loss: Hair loss is a common problem, for which many people choose to treat for cosmetic purposes. Otc treatment: 5% rogaine (minoxidil) or 2% rogaine (minoxidil) prescription: propecia surgical: hair transplants. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stop hair loss from chemical straightening?

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

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What is the best way to stop hair loss and to bring it back? Age 49, 5.10 hight, 257 weight thank you

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

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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.?

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.?

See your doctor: Unfortunately there are no foods to stop genetically driven hair loss. There are medications that may help, but you should consult your doctor first. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001177.htm. ...Read more

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Suggest me some oil to stop hair loss?

Suggest me some oil to stop hair loss?

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

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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