Minoxidil for Hair Loss
Drug details for Minoxidil for hair loss.
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.
Hair Loss - What Happens
What happens in hair loss depends on its cause -- whether it is inherited or not.
Types of Hair Loss - Topic Overview
There are many types of hair loss. It is often categorized according to when it takes place during the hair growth cycle: anagen,catagen,and telogen. The anagen phase is when your hair grows-your hair follicle forms a new hair shaft. Most (90%) of the hair on your scalp is in a growing phase that lasts from 2 to 6 years. The catagen phase follows the anagen stage. This is a 1- to 2-week ...
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 ...
Hair Loss - What Increases Your Risk
Learn about factors that increase the risk of hair loss.
Hair Loss - Other Treatment
Learn about treatments for hair loss, including hairpieces or weaves.
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.
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 - Health Tools
This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding hair loss medications.