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My hair is thinning and becoming brittle what can I do I am 67 years old and female.?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: See a dermaologist

Androgenetic hair changes occur with aging, especially after menopause.
You need an exam. Check for low thyroid. Review all meds, including any vitamins or herbs. Avoid harsh shampoos. Consider a hair style with no part on top. Discuss minoxydil with a dermatologist. It is easy to use, costs $4 per month. It will not grow new hair, but may slow the loss of more hair.

In brief: See a dermaologist

Androgenetic hair changes occur with aging, especially after menopause.
You need an exam. Check for low thyroid. Review all meds, including any vitamins or herbs. Avoid harsh shampoos. Consider a hair style with no part on top. Discuss minoxydil with a dermatologist. It is easy to use, costs $4 per month. It will not grow new hair, but may slow the loss of more hair.
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