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What are the treatments for hair loss?

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Although remedies promising to restore hair to balding heads have been around since ancient times, most men and women with thinning hair can do little to reverse the process.

Certain drugs may slow hair loss, and alternative treatments may bolster the health of remaining hair, but no treatment is likely to replace a full head of hair.

Many people with hair loss turn to wigs, hairpieces, and hair weaving. Some people get tattoos to simulate lost eyebrows and eyelashes.

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American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. 

American Academy of Family Physicians. 

American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

SOURCES: 

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. 

American Academy of Family Physicians. 

American Academy of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on July 15, 2017

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