Hair Loss Types and Treatments

Aggressive Steroid Therapy for Treatment of Alopecia Areata

If used early on in the process of the disease, several studies have concluded to indicate use of high dose steroids as pulse therapy to improve the outcome of Alopecia Areata and its more severe forms like Alopecia Universalis.

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Diffuse Hair Loss and Body Hair Transplant

Many people who have diffuse hair loss including the hair on the sides and back of their scalp may have a condition called Diffuse Unpatterned Alopecia (DUPA).

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Diffused Unpatterned Alopecia – DUPA

Diffuse Unpatterned Alopecia (DUPA) is a hair loss condition in which hair thinning is seen diffusely throughout the scalp.

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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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