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Hair loss and pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a stressful time and it’s natural to be worried about the weird and wonderful things mother nature has in store for us. Postpartum Alopecia otherwise known as hair loss after pregnancy, is caused by hormonal changes that occur ...

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Is Propecia Right for Me?

If you suffer from hair loss, there may be several options available to you. How you choose to treat your hair loss is a personal decision. The following list of questions should help you make the right decision for you:

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Does Propecia Affect Fertility?

Propecia contains the active ingredient Finasteride. Finasteride is used for the treatment of hair loss in men, but in higher doses it is also used to treat enlarged prostate.

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Does dandruff cause hair loss?

Dandruff is a common condition in which flakes of skin appear on the head and hair, and can fall onto the shoulders. Dandruff can be caused by several skin conditions or infections, but is usually not problematic. It is not caused by poor hygiene, an...

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Can stress cause hair loss?

There are many different types of hair loss, some of which may be related to stress, such as trichotillomania, telogen effluvium and alopecia areata. Hair loss itself can be a distressing experience, so if you’re experiencing stress related hai...

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Dutasteride vs Finasteride

There are multiple drugs that can be used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate. Two of the more common drugs used are finasteride and dutasteride. There are a few differences between these drugs although they treat similar...

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Propecia Side Effects

As men age, testosterone starts to convert into dihydrotestosterone at an accelerated rate. This can cause all sorts of unwanted effects, including male pattern baldness. Propecia is used to halt this process and help treat and even reverse the effec...

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Propecia and Minoxidil

Minoxidil (Rogaine) is a hair loss treatment in the form of a foam or solution that works on both men and women. It generally thought to be quite safe although it is deemed to be only somewhat effective (about 50% of the time).

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