Extreme Shedding: Could I be going bald?

Extreme Shedding: Could I be going bald?

With the exception of the obvious excitement of the arrival of a new baby, there wasn’t much that I enjoyed about pregnancy. One symptom that I did appreciate was that my hair seemed to be getting thicker and longer. I couldn’t see my toes for months but at least I

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What should I know about dutasteride?

What should I know about dutasteride?

Similar to how other hair loss drugs work such as finasteride, dutasteride (Avodart®) decreases levels of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body (1). DHT causes miniaturization of hair follicles, leading to hair loss, and inhibition of DHT could result in maintenance and/or an increase in the density of hair. Daily use

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History of surgical hair restoration

History of surgical hair restoration

There are reports that the first hair transplant was performed in Germany in 1822 by a medical student named Diffenbach and their professor, Dr Dom Unger.(1) They reportedly transplanted grafts of hair in both animals and humans from one area of the scalp to another; however, their technique did not

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