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    Hair Loss - Prevention

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

    Avoiding certain medicines, reducing stress, getting adequate protein and iron in your diet, and using hairstyles that don't damage your hair may reduce or prevent hair loss.

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    Drug-Induced Hair Loss

    Medications are designed to treat a variety of health conditions, but sometimes they can have unwanted side effects. Certain drugs can contribute to excess hair growth, changes in hair color or texture, or hair loss. Drug-induced hair loss, like any other type of hair loss, can have a real effect on your self-esteem. The good news is that in most cases, it's reversible once you stop taking the drug.

    Read the Drug-Induced Hair Loss article > >

    Inherited hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) cannot be prevented.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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