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A Condition That Causes People to Pull Out Their Own Hair?

While many men and women suffer from hereditary hair loss, there is a small number of the people who have an obsessive urge to pull out their own hair. The condition is called trichotillomania, which affects 4 out of every ...

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Treatments for Hair Loss in Women

Harvard Women’s Health Watch reports that around one-third of women experience hair loss at some point in life. Furthermore, after menopause, up to two-thirds of women notice thinning hair or bald spots. Much has been written about hair loss and ...

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Hair Loss Affects Confidence

Male hereditary hair loss affects about 50 million American men. Many men suffer in silence. They put on a ball cap or shave their hair off to avoid the thinning-out look. Dr. Gary Hitzig, a hair restoration specialist, says hair ...

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Male Pattern Baldness: Is Gravity to Blame?

Male pattern baldness has traditionally been attributed to the conversion of regular testosterone into a form called dihydrotestosterone (DHT) particularly around the hair follicles of the scalp. Indeed, when testosterone is prevented from being converted to DHT, male pattern baldness ...

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