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I have acne, mostly on my chin. I also have wiry, black hairs on my chin and breasts. Is this a concern for hormonal imbalance? How can it be treated?

I have acne, mostly on my chin. I also have wiry, black hairs on my chin and breasts. Is this a concern for hormonal imbalance? How can it be treated?

Unlikely, possible.: Acne, and coarse dark facial and body hair can possibly be associated with certain hormonal conditions. Among them would be polycystic ovary syndrome, and other rarer hormonal disorders. These conditions can usually be identified by appropriate blood tests. Whether or not a specific reason can be found for the acne or hair, both of these conditions can be easily treated by a physician. ...Read more

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Can losarten make my hair wiry?

Can losarten make my hair wiry?

Hair loss: Hair loss has been reported with losartan however rarely. If experiencing possible side effects with this medication, you should talk to your doctor to perhaps try a different one. ...Read more

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My hair has changed in density, some is thin some is course and wiry, what can this be?

Many possible reason: A variety of causes must be considered ranging from endocrine disorders such as hypothyroidism to vitamin deficiencies to side effect of prescribed medications. ...Read more

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How does hair grow?

Hair growth: Hair follows a specific growth cycle with three distinct and concurrent phases: anagen, catagen, and telogen phases. Each phase has specific characteristics that determine the length of the hair. All three phases occur simultaneously; one strand of hair may be in the anagen phase, while another is in the telogen phase. ...Read more

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How do i regain my hair?

How was it lost?: You need to help us out with more details. Perhaps a formal consult? ...Read more

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What causes hair to shed?

What causes hair to shed?

Stress is number one: Normal hair loss is about 100 hair/day ... Stress, lack of adequate nutritional support, anemia, thyroid issues, dandruff are some additional common causes. ...Read more

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I want my hair long back?

I want my hair long back?

Stay healthy: The best way to grow hair naturally is to stay healthy: regular exercises and eating a well-balanced diet to provide your body with the necessary nutrients for it support growth and repair. If u recently had a baby or went off the pills, hair loss can occur, but will get them back. Stimulate/massage your scalp regularly to keep a good blood supply. There isn't much else you can do. Good luck. ...Read more