Hair Loss Types and Treatments

Anavar for Body Building and Hair Loss

My general recommendation is to stay away from anabolic steroids if you have evidence of make patterned baldness unless there is a strong medical indication for their use.

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Shock Loss After Second Hair Transplant

… Transplanted hair from a previous surgery will not be affected as native hair to a second hair transplant procedure. However, the surgeon should be extremely careful with transplanting into the area that has already been transplanted…

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Dutasteride for Transgender Patients with Hair Loss

Dutasteride has been studied for its effect on hair loss prevention and prevention of miniaturization process.

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) or body dysmorphia is a type of mental illness in which a patient is always preoccupied with his or her appearance and cannot stop thinking about one or several problems in their face or body. This problem may be an exaggerated preexisting problem or it may be totally imaginary.

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Can Avodart Cause Hair Loss?

Dutasteride (Avodart) although not FDA approved for hair loss treatment is prescribed by some physicians for treatment of male patterned baldness. The effect of Dutasteride on slowing down the process of hair loss is documented through several studies. Dutasteride blocks both isoenzymes (Type I and II) of 5 alpha reductase inhibitor and for that reason can help hair loss even more effectively than finasteride (Propecia).

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Shock Loss After Hair Transplant

Dear Dr. Mohebi, First of all, thanks for this great blogging avenue.  I am very thankful that this website is around. I’m a bit concern w/ my recent hair transplant.  i’m only 27 years old, and had decided to have a 2nd hair transplant done one month ago.   i was mainly just thinning in my front side, and was convinced by my hair surgeon that i should get a 2nd hair procedure done to add thickness in the thinning front side. Please note that the sides of my front have been pretty thick already, but i did have a few […]

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Peoples’ Perception of Hair Loss Sufferers

One time, a friend told me he was at a diversity conference and there was a man who came up to the podium to speak. He asked the audience, “what is the first thing you notice about me?” Someone yelled out, “BALDIE!” And subsequent laughter ensued (being an African American, it turned out he was hoping someone would say, “you’re black”). Although the remark was taken as a joke, it’s unfortunate many people in our society notice physical appearances before anything else. There’s no shame whatsoever in losing one’s hair. The reality is that it’s not that person’s fault. It’s […]

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Alopecia Treatment

Q: Dear Dr. Mohebi, Thank you for taking the time to see me on Saturday! Your correspondence providing a summary of our discussion was very comprehensive and is much appreciated! Since our meeting on Saturday, I have done some research and would like to trouble you with a few more questions: 1) Is Alopecia the correct term to describe my hair loss pattern? 2) Would you consider cortizon shot treatment for me? 3) Would you consider laser therapy? 4) If I were to use monoxidil, does it have to be 2% or a higher percentage would yield more and faster […]

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