Hair Loss - Health Tools
This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding hair loss medications.
Hair Loss - Home Treatment
Home treatment for hair loss includes hair care and hairstyling techniques that may help you cover thinning or bald spots on the scalp. This may be easier for women.
Finasteride for Male Hair Loss
Drug details for Finasteride for male hair loss.
Hair Transplant Surgery
Hair transplantation surgery involves moving scalp hair and hair follicles from an area with a lot of hair to an area with thinning hair or baldness.
Hair Loss - Surgery
Surgery to cover bald areas of the scalp may be used to treat hair loss. If successful, surgery may be a permanent treatment for hair loss.
Minoxidil for Hair Loss
Drug details for Minoxidil for hair loss.
Hair Loss - Symptoms
Hair loss can occur as thinning, in which you may not notice hair falling out, or as shedding, in which clumps of hair fall out.
Hair Loss - Cause
Excessive hair loss (more than 100 hairs a day) can be caused by inherited factors, disease, stress, medications, injury, aging, or hair care.
Causes of Hair Loss: Diseases - Topic Overview
Diseases that can cause hair loss,thinning,or breakage include: Lupus,in which hair tends to become brittle and may fall out in patches. Short,broken hairs ("lupus hairs") commonly appear above the forehead. Hair loss is usually not permanent. Some people with lupus also develop a form of lupus called discoid or cutaneous lupus that affects only the skin ("cutaneous" refers to skin). ...
Hair Loss - Prevention
Hair loss that is caused by medications, stress, lack of protein or iron, or hair care may be prevented.