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  1. Understanding Hair Loss Signs & Symptoms

    Learn more from WebMD about the various symptoms of hair loss in men, women, and children.

  2. Understanding Hair Loss -- Treatment

    WebMD explains the various treatments for hair loss.

  3. Understanding Hair Loss -- Prevention

    WebMD gives you tips on preventing hair loss.

  4. Hair Transplants

    WebMD describes hair transplantation, including cost, risks, and what to expect.

  5. Hair Problems

    WebMD looks at the causes and treatments of common hair problems, including gray hair, hair loss, hair damage, and greasy hair.

  6. Drug-Induced Hair Loss

    WebMD explains how certain medications can lead to hair loss.

  7. Alopecia Areata

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Alopecia Areata is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  8. Diet and Healthy Hair

    A healthy diet can help your hair stay strong and lustrous. WebMD explains.

  9. Alopecia Areata - Topic Overview

    What is alopecia areata?Alopecia areata is a type of hair loss that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, which is where hair growth begins. Experts do not know why the immune system attacks the follicles. Alopecia areata is most common in people younger than 20, but children and adults of any age may be affected. What happens in alopecia areata?Alopecia areata usually

  10. Causes of Hair Loss: Medicines and Medical Treatments - Topic Overview

    Medicines and medical treatments can cause hair loss. Medicines Many medicines that can cause hair loss include: Medicines used to treat cancer ( chemotherapy ). Birth control pills. Women who lose hair while taking birth control pills usually have an inherited tendency toward hair thinning. If hair thinning occurs,a woman can consult her doctor about switching to another birth control pill ...

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