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Monthly Archives: August 2012

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August
2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was asked if I could provide a list of a drugs that can possibly trigger hair loss. I would like to start the list off with my current nemesis, Synthroid. Synthroid is a common medication that is prescribed to treat hypothroidism. Apparently it is a pretty common side effect to experience hair loss from it for those individuals who are sensitive to the medication. I’m sure there are plenty of women taking the drug with no adverse effects to their hair, but it should not be overlooked as a possible contributing factor to your hair loss. The listed “side effects” section on 

22
August
2012

Although most people are concerned about hair loss when it happens, many people don’t realize that pubic hair loss can also happen, whether or not hair loss happens on other parts of the body. Pubic hair loss can happen for several reasons, and many times it is a symptom of something serious. Anyone who finds that they are losing their pubic hair, even if they are not losing their hair anywhere else, should try to find out the reason.

Pubic hair loss can definitely coincide with hair loss on other parts of the body. When people are undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, for instance, they will often lose most or all of their head and body hair. This is normal with chemotherapy, and most cancer patients are warned about this ahead of

21
August
2012

MENOPAUSE/HRT

As the hormone oestrogen declines at the menopause, testosterone (the ‘male’ hormone) can become more dominan.

You don’t have more testosterone, but the ratio of oestrogen to testosterone has changed, making women prone to symptoms of male pattern baldness or other male characteristics such as facial hair and acne.’

Indeed, it’s thought that about 25 per cent of middle-aged women regularly remove unwanted facial hair. The hair may grow on the upper lip or chin — areas that are sensitive to testosterone — or sometimes also on the cheeks, chest, stomach and back.

Treatment for the menopause in the form of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) may also trigger excess hair. The aim of HRT

18
August
2012

A recent article in the Gulf news on Dandruff and how to treat. Also some clarification on the difference between a Trichologist and a Dermatologist! http://gulfnews.com/life-style/health/clearing-the-air-about-dandruff-1.1058753

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August
2012

The Standard Dubai Diet can play a role in hair loss. Previous studies have shown that the typical Dubai diet is high fat, high animal protein, high-salt, and low in vitamins. Sticking to this diet can seriously damage your kidneys and create acidic blood, therefore leading to hair loss. Vitamin deficiency is another cause of hair loss too.

If you’re experiencing hair loss, it’s more likely a cause unrelated to your diet. The most common causes of hair loss are male pattern baldness, medications, stress, damaged hair, and pregnancy. DHD recommends you visit your Trichologist as soon as possible to correctly diagnose your condition.

If you’re looking for a permanent solution to your hair loss, you may want to look into

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