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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. Hair Loss - What Happens

    What happens in hair loss depends on its cause -- whether it is inherited or not.

  2. Hair Loss - Prevention

    Hair loss that is caused by medications, stress, lack of protein or iron, or hair care may be prevented.

  3. Hair Loss - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn about factors that increase the risk of hair loss.

  4. Hair Loss - Health Tools

    This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding hair loss medications.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Contact Immunotherapy for Hair Loss - Topic Overview

    Alopecia areata is hair loss caused when the immune system attacks hair follicles,where hair growth begins. Contact immunotherapy is an experimental therapy that may be the most effective treatment for severe alopecia areata. 1 A common medicine used is diphenylcyclopropenone (DPCP). DPCP,a liquid,is "painted" on the scalp once a week. The concentration of the solution is increased at ...

  8. 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.

  9. Hair Loss - Medications

    Medications for hair loss can slow thinning of hair and increase coverage of the scalp by growing new hair and enlarging existing hairs. However, they need to be taken continuously.

  10. 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.

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