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Hair Loss Fall 2013 Newsletter ›

Hair loss is a sore subject for those who suffer from it. The most common types of hair loss are telogen effluvium (stress or medically induced hair loss) or alopecia areata (autoimmune hair loss), androgenetic alopecia (male or female pattern hair loss), telogen effluvium (stress or medically induced hair loss) or alopecia areata … Read More ›

Non-Scarring Types of Hair Loss ›

There are a number of types of hair loss. The non-scarring hair loss types consist of female/male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia), telogen effluvium (stress hair loss) and alopecia areata.

Androgenetic alopecia is the most common type of hair loss.

In men it is called balding, and may be first manifested by a receding hairline or loss … Read More ›

Female Pattern Baldness – Hair Loss ›

About 1 in 4 women suffer from hereditary hair loss or androgenetic alopecia, also known as female pattern baldness. This is characterized as a thinning of hair over the crown of the head. Unlike male pattern baldness, women tend to preserve the first few rows of the hair line. Currently the only treatment approved for … Read More ›

Female Pattern Hair Loss… Telogen Effluvium ›

We have been impressed with how often we have found a low level of iron “stores” (called Ferritin level) in women with a specific type of hair loss called Telogen Effluvium. This type of hair loss is usually more sudden than typical female pattern loss (which tends to be gradual but progressive) and occurs all … Read More ›

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