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Can Pristiq cause substantial hair loss?

A: I am having the same problem. just started pristiq a couple of months ago and noticed a ot of hair coming out in the shower. Have you heard any news on this and possible solutions? Nothing that I haven''t found out on the web. I just cut my hair and am waiting to see if that has any positive effect. I am going to ask my doctor what he thinks. Let me know if you''d like to keep in touch and we''ll "compare notes." I am 34, and started taking pristiq in April after a serious bout of post partum depression.  I was instantly happy within 24 or so hours.....But, about 2 or so months ago (3 months after I started taking the med) I started noticing thining...

What can cause nonhereditary hair loss in a young person?

A: hair loss in a young person can often be a result of rapid weight loss. This can contribute to the developement of malnutrition with a vitamin deficiency. You see hair loss in young adults or adolescents with anorexia or bulemia. The use of chemo drugs can be hard on a person and cause hair loss as well....

genetics of hair loss

A: That is a false statement. It is not sex linked and there are about 6 genes involved in the transmission of baldness from BOTH parents. You can find all kinds of goofy statements on the internet. This is from the American Academy of Dermatology website: Hereditary Thinning or Balding Also known as androgenetic alopecia, this is the most common cause of hair loss, and can be inherited from either the mother"s or father"s side of the family. Women with this trait develop thinning hair, but do not become completely bald. Hereditary hair

lots of hair loss in the shower

A: Hello Andrea: It is not normal to lose that much hair per day. The main type of hair loss that causes excessive shedding is called telogen effluvium. There are many possible causes for this condition. Any time the body feels a change, disturbance, imbalance or deficiency in which it has a difficult time adjusting to the hair growth cycle can become disrupted. When this happens more hairs than usual retreat to the resting (telogen)stage where they will then be shed 2-3 months later.  Sometimes it is just a matter of the body adjusting to the imbalance. Other times...

cause and remedy of hair loss

A: causes and remedy for hair loss- causes-Bacterial as well as fungal infections ,improper  soaps and shampoos,plasmodium oval that causes dandruff and hair fall.Thyrotoxicity.Heavy antibiotic use and other long druggings leading to Vitamin k deficiency ,anaemias etc  and ofcourse heridity.   REMEDIES -Check out and confirm the causes of hairfall Use only margosa or shikaakai soaps for hair,Get herbal or Ayurvedic shampoos suiting your hair type .These are more universal than...

I have acute problem of hair-loss & dandruff.when i get up from my chair there are hairs around,when I take my finger through my hairs there is a bunch of hairs in my hand.

A: Treatment for acute hair loss and dandruff You have not stated your sex or your age – these details are important in treating your problem because men and women usually lose hair under different conditions. Also, your age matters because some hair loss is normal as a person grows older. You should isolate the cause of your hair loss in consultation with a trichologist. There are some simple remedies that you use at home to control your hair loss. Ensure that you do not use a very strong shampoo and that you do not use very hot water...

We are staying in dubai.AFter coming to dubai we have so much of hair loss.I think its due to water.Pl tell us remedy for the same

A: I am not sure what in Dubai would cause you to lose hair, but there are many things you can do to stop the hair loss and make the hair you have lost grow back. Mix a massage oil with one part rosemary essential oil and one part almond oil. Give yourself a nightly scalp massage to balance the PH of your scalp and stimulate hair growth through the follicle. Take three capsules a day of the herb Horse Tail. This contains silica and a high amount of minerals. It has been known world wide for centuries to be a great cure for thin hair or hair

i am facing a problem of hair loss my age is 38 yrs and there is no such problem in parents side,can it be stopped and can my hair grow again

A: Natural Cure for hair loss There are many effective natural and home cures for treating hair loss. Try the following methods for stopping hair loss and stimulating hair growth: Rinse your hair with a mixture of sage tea and apple cider vinegar.Ginkgo biloba helps in improving blood circulation to the scalp. Tea tree oil has medicinal properties and can help a reducing hair loss. A light massage with tea tree oil before shampoo will work.Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables as they contain...

Can simvastatin cause temporary hair loss?

A: Simvastatin (Zocor) is a medication used to treat high cholesterol. It is in the class of drugs often referred to as statins. According to Lexi-Comp, there are case reports of patients on statins who have had hair loss (alopecia). hair loss with statins is very rare but there are reports of it occurring. Talk to your doctor if you believe your hair loss could be related to your medication. Please see the following Everyday Health link for more information on simvastatin (Zocor). http://www.everydayhealth.com/drugs/simvastatin Laura Cable,...


i am a 22 yrs girl, weight is 80 kg height is 5 ft 4 inches. i do not have regular menses. i have a lot of hair loss. my hair are becoming thin. i have a lot of hair on my body as well on face. m

A: Remedy for irregular menses> Eat banana flower and beet root and carrot juice oftenTake a piece of fresh ginger ground and boiled in a cup of water and this is taken thrice daily after meals along with sugarLicorice syrup helps in delaying menses. Use 1 teaspoon /day2-3 pinches of turmeric powder added to hot milk at bedtime provides reliefChaste tree, also referred to as vitex or agnus castus, is used to regulate female hormones and alleviate problems such as irregular periods. hair loss       For information on hair loss remedies, visit,...
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