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Will estrogen cause hair loss?

Will estrogen cause hair loss?

No.: The opposite is actually true. Estrogen is actually beneficial for your hair. Female allopecia is multifactorial and not nearly as straight forward as androgenic allopecia seen in "male" pattern balding due to the effects of 5 Alpha reductase. ...Read more

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Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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Does the steroid testosterone cause hair loss?

Does the steroid testosterone cause hair loss?

Hair loss: As a man gets older and maintains normal testosterone levels hair loss will likely occur but not in every man. Younger men with normal testosterone levels may also lose hair at a younger age. So the correct answer is yes but not always. ...Read more

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Can testosterone or dihydrotestosterone cause hair growth or loss?

Can testosterone or dihydrotestosterone cause hair growth or loss?

Yes!: Excess testosterone can cause hirsutism or male pattern facial/body hair in women. Spironolactone acts as anti-androgen to minimize hirsutism. Excess dihydrotestosterone can cause male pattern baldness. Finasteride & Dutasteride are used to stop conversion of t into dht, thereby shrinking prostate & minimize hair loss. ...Read more

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Will rogaine (minoxidil) for men cause excessive facial hair growth on women?

No: Rogaine (minoxidil) only acts directly where it is applied. Men put it on their scalp in the front receding hairline area of in the back circle of hair loss. Women get more of a female pattern baldness when is overall equal hair loss from the entire scalp. You may use rogaine (minoxidil) for this, but be sure to wash your hands so you don't transfer it to areas where you don't want hair growth to be encouraged! ...Read more

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Does hysterectamy cause hair loss and more body hair?

Does hysterectamy cause hair loss and more body hair?

It can: A hysterectomy by itself involves removal of just the uterus and should not lead to these symptoms. However, if your hysterectomy also involved removal of your ovaries, you may have changes in body hair amount and pattern. ...Read more

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Tcan the progestogen-only pill cause permanent hair loss? Thanks

Hair loss: Some women do have hair loss with progesterone only birth control. However, I would still have an evaluation as there are many causes of hair loss including thyroid issues. ...Read more

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Does weight lifting cause an increase in testosterone which can cause hair loss?

Does weight lifting cause an increase in testosterone which can cause hair loss?

Not significantly: People who have high testosterone might lose hair and might be good at weight lifting. However the causality does not go the other way. Meaning that lifting weights will not significantly increase your testosterone (in the absents of supplements or steroids). ...Read more

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Will estrogen pills reduce body hair?

No: I'm unaware of any information regarding this. However, body hair may reduce while using spironolactone, a diuretic that blocks the action of testosterone on the hair follicle. It doesn't usually reduce hair, but prevents further hair growth. You have what you have unless you use laser epilation or electrolysis. ...Read more

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Does testosterone and estrogen cream cause weight gain?

Does testosterone and estrogen cream cause weight gain?

Kinda sorta maybe: But first, weight gain in whom? Men? Women? Low in testosterone ; estrogen? Or normal levels? Interesting question but too general. Estrogen is linked to water retention which can lead to weight gain. Testosterone can lead to muscle development which can result in weight gain. Not exactly sure what you're looking for. Can you give us some more details ; specifics so that we can answer your questio. ...Read more

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Can Spirolactone cause hair loss?

Spironlactone: This medication is a diuretic but is used often for hirsutism (hair growth in places you don't want), so in a way it can cause decrease in hair growth. There are many causes of hair loss, get some labs done to confirm you are not iron deficient for sure. If the hair loss started after starting the spironolactone, then it may be culprit for you. ...Read more

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Does curling your hair cause your hair cells to die?

Does curling your hair cause your hair cells to die?

No.: Your hair is composed of keratin which is a fibrous protein. There are no cells and your hair is not living. Curling your hair changes the chemical bonds in such a way that the hair shaft bends. Unless you are doing something horribly wrong there is no effect on your scalp where the hair is formed. ...Read more

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Will estrogen cause hair loss?

No.: The opposite is actually true. Estrogen is actually beneficial for your hair. Female allopecia is multifactorial and not nearly as straight forward as androgenic allopecia seen in "male" pattern balding due to the effects of 5 Alpha reductase. ...Read more

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I am 26 years old female and not married. If i eat fennel seed for estrogen hormone, can that cause any unwanted hair?

I am 26 years old female and not married. If i eat fennel seed for estrogen hormone, can that cause any unwanted hair?

Doubt it: I haven't heard of that, but why is a 26 year old eating anything special for estrogen? If you have ovaries then your body levels of estrogen should be fine. If you are having issues you should see your gyn. If you have had a hysterectomy + removal of ovaries, you should be followed for estrogen replacement anyhow. ...Read more

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I keep reading that excessive drinking can raise estrogen levels in a woman and in turn cause hair loss, is this accurate?

Really: Metabolism of alcohol does not directly affect steroid hormone production or metabolism; alcohol consumption that leads to weight gain "may" increase estradiol levels somewhat. Elevated estrogen levels in NO way cause hair loss. Hope this helps you! ...Read more

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Do estrogen-free birth control pills cause or just exacerbate acne and body hair growth?

Do estrogen-free birth control pills cause or just exacerbate acne and body hair growth?

PROGESTERONE ONLY OC: Yes it may happen because the body could metabolize the progestin in the birth control pills into an androgen, a male like hormone, which in turn can show the symptoms u mention. ...Read more

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I have heard high estrogen levels helps skin and hair?

I have heard high estrogen levels helps skin and hair?

Sort of: Low estrogen levels can cause skin and hair problems. Correcting low levels may help to resolve those problems. Using large doses to raise your level to "high" levels is more likely going to cause undesirable side effects like weight gain, headaches and mood swings. ...Read more

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What is the link between estrogen and pubic hair?

What is the link between estrogen and pubic hair?

Pubic hair: Both women and men have pubic hair - estrogen related in women - testosterone related in men This is a strange question to ask at age 51. Is there something more you could report or ask? ...Read more

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What happens if I take estrogen, will my body hair grow less quickly?

Body hair: If you are a male do not take estrogen!! If you are a woman age 50 this would be a good time to see a gynecologist and get the next 40-50 years under control. ...Read more

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Do hair removal cream have estrogen. Just wondering ?

Do hair removal cream have estrogen. Just wondering
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No: The hair-removal products one can buy at the drugstore do not contain estrogen. ...Read more

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Will estrogen pills reduce body hair?

No: I'm unaware of any information regarding this. However, body hair may reduce while using spironolactone, a diuretic that blocks the action of testosterone on the hair follicle. It doesn't usually reduce hair, but prevents further hair growth. You have what you have unless you use laser epilation or electrolysis. ...Read more

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I noticed pain in boobs 1week aftr starting ocp.If it is because of estrogen, den y dsnt estrogen affect the face and hair as fast as it affects boobs?

I noticed pain in boobs 1week aftr starting ocp.If it is because of estrogen, den y dsnt estrogen affect the face and hair as fast as it affects boobs?

Normal: It's normal to have breast pain after starting ocps. It typically does get better, sometimes 1-3 months. Is your 2nd question does it affect the face and hair? The answer is also, yes, can affect both of those affect you as quickly. ...Read more

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20yr male 69' 140lb... can decreasing estrogen, increase testosterone and improve hair growth? (Estrogen Blockers)

20yr male 69' 140lb... can decreasing estrogen, increase testosterone and improve hair growth? (Estrogen Blockers)

Hair growth: There should be nothing to cause hair growth problems in a 20 year old man. Please see your doctor about that. Is there any evidence that your testosterone is low? Your body mass index (BMI) is at the very low end at 20.7. Are you dieting or exercising so much that you are not gaining weight? ...Read more

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My hair is long breaking and coming out badly, had hysterectomy on estrogen, take biotin I'm also anemic. What can i do to help my hair stop comin out?

My hair is long breaking and coming out badly, had hysterectomy on estrogen, take biotin I'm also anemic. What can i do to help my hair stop comin out?

See dermatology: Witchy just you ask your physician to have you see a dermatologist. Then perhaps a correct diagnosis can be made. There are a variety of causes hair loss and you may have one of them diagnosable ...Read more

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Can testosterone and estrogen control how much body hair you get?

Testostrone, yes: Androgen hormones like testosterone can cause abnormal male pattern hair growth if the female percentage rises above 2-3% of the total hormone levels. Genetics also contribute to extra hair growth(hirsutism). ...Read more

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I lost 65 lbs due to diet and exercise since march. Hair started thinning and falling out in june. All labs good. Thyroid good. Estrogen is low.?

I lost 65 lbs due to diet and exercise since march. Hair started thinning and falling out in june. All labs good. Thyroid good. Estrogen is low.?

Alopecia: May have numerous causes. Doubt related to estrogen levels. Genetics is often a good reason, but you should check this with your primary care doctor. Hope you are well. ...Read more

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Had hysterectomy on estrogen, anemic only 49yrs old. Losing my hair badly handful after shower. Using vinegar rinse to help. What can i do im scared.

Hormone levels: Hair loss is a frequent complaint in perimenopausal and menopausal women. Hormone assays to include thyroid, adrenal and sex hormones should help your doctor determine if there is an imbalance issue. Biotin and Borage Oil help to improve the health of hair. Hair loss can be treated with platelet rich plasma and microneedling which is very effective in women. ...Read more