Do treatments for thin hair and baldness really work?

Some do. Treatments that are proven to help with baldness and thinning hair: propecia, (finasteride) Minoxidil (rogaine) and llllt (low level laser light therapy) such as igrow.

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I am having hair loss accompanied by rough and thin hair. What type of diet should I take as a benefited treatment?

See a dermatologist. Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation and work-up. Topical Minoxidil twice a day is the only proven remedy to thicken hair. However, this treatment it is not appropriate for everyone (given the warnings, precautions, and contraindications). See and discuss options with a dermatologist.
Hair. Balanced diet rich in protein, iron and multivitamin would be recommended.

Hey, I want to ask. I have a thin hair, and ivm really afraid become more and more bald. I'm 26 btw. What should I do? I preffer in a simple way :)

See a dermatologist. Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation and work-up. Topical Minoxidil twice a day is the only proven remedy to thicken hair. However, this treatment it is not appropriate for everyone (given the warnings, precautions, and contraindications). See and discuss options with a dermatologist.

Why am I losing my hair? I have always had thin hair, it has gotten worse in the last 4 years I feel like I'm going bald. I'm only 18 this isn't normal

See dermatologist. Hair loss is a young woman is unusual. It may be seen in malnutrition, hypothyroidism, and some other disorders. Some medications may cause it. Rarely it occurs for no detectable reason. You should consult a dermatologist.

Hi, I am a female (22) with thin hair and a Y-shaped bald pattern on the crown. The hair just splits at the crown, what to do? Dry, little itchy scalp

TurnALossIntoAGain. At 22 years you have a good chance to beat this but you need to see a hair specialist for analysis of your hair and hair follicles, plus some other medical stuff, ASAP. You're shedding more than the usual 100-150 hairs a day. I assume by "Y" pattern you meant a "V, " which is thinning on each temple area, called "male pattern, " for obvious reason. Lotsa causes, lotsa possible cures. See a hair doc!
ManyCausesSee Doctor. Hair loss in women can be genetic. If you have others in the family like your mother, sisters&aunts with same condition Can also be due to certain systemic diseases like Thyroid disorders. Pregnancy, Anemia, Auto immune diseases&polycystic ovarian syndrome. Skin conditions-Psoriasis&Seborrhic Dermatitis And due to certain meds, chemotherapy and radiation Consult your doctor or preferably Dermatologist.

I have been using minoxidil 10% almost 4 weeks, I started with 5%, I see thin hair growing in bald area but are thin, should I go for derma roller?

See a dermatologist. At age 22, you may be experiencing hair loss due to genetics, or anabolic steroid abuse. A more complete approach to your hair loss problem, irregardless of the cause, would be Minoxidil 2.5 mg orally daily, and Proscar 5 mg tablets. You need to quarter the Proscar tablets via a pill cutter from your local pharmacy, and this will equal 1.25 mg of finasteride, i.e. Propecia.

Using mouth wash to treat oily hair, does it work? And what other options I can use safely since I have thin hair and hair loss problems?

NO. Mouthwash is for use in the mouth, not on your hair. Would you use shampoo to rinse your mouth? Try shampooing daily. If that doesn't work, see a Dermatologist.
No. Most mouthwashes are high in alcohol content and dry out your scalp.