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Seeking Advice For My Mum Regarding Hairloss

Discussion in 'Women's General Hair Loss Discussions' started by BruceMackenzie, Nov 4, 2017.

  1. BruceMackenzie

    BruceMackenzie Established Member

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    Hello there,

    I am no stranger to male hairloss. However, my mother is also losing her hair and I don't have the same knowledge regarding women's hairloss. I want to help her. Would it be possible for someone to give me a short primer on what she can do to improve her hair. She is in her mid-fifties, and well underway during the menopause(?). She has always said that she has high test levels, and is fairly hairy on her body for a woman. She has thinned out down her parting and also across the frontal area and her hairline. She also seems to be developing a bald spot towards the back of her parting. Is this a standard female pattern baldness pattern? Would women's Rogaine help? Any particular vitamins people would recommend? Or shampoos etc.

    My mum isn't particularly internet savvy and is kind of burying her head in the sand regarding her hairloss (I noticed it a year to 18 months ago). But now it's becoming noticeable and I know it is starting to depress her since she had such nice thick hair beforehand.

    Thank you for reading, I would be very grateful for any advice.
     
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    Hi there,

    I am sorry for your mum. It's not unusual at her age tho and there might be things she can do.
    She can use rogaine 5% or if she is afraid of hypertrichosis, 2 %.
    Also she could use finasteride (or even dutasteride) it's my understanding that it has been more and more recommanded to post menauposal women and working well on them.there are some studies you can find online.
    She should consult with a dermatologist along with an endocrinologist or at least a gynecologist. Messing with hormones at that age can be dangerous, so previous to take the path of hormonal replacement therapy she should talk to a specialist that will make sure there are no genetical hormonaly induced breast cancer inscrit the family ; any history of trombosis, varicous legs ; smoking...
    Then they can both decide what's the best for her.
    For now, and without prescription she can use minoxidil and serioxyl (not at the same time : morning/night). She also should check her ferritine level and vit d level (and zinc).
    I personnaly use Toppik to conceal and I find it to really help. I could not go out without it.
     
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  3. BruceMackenzie

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    Thank you for your swift and knowledgable response Pasbrillantebrunette
     
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    Antonio Joe New Member My Regimen

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    Im also suffering from gradual hair loss due to stress in work
    a friend of mine introduced a product from amazon
    verseo hair growth shampoo and conditioner
    which i gave it a try anyways they offer refund so i wont worry about getting my money back if i'm not satisfied with the result
    and voila it works great growing my hair back tho you will not notice it immediately but just give it time to do its work
    here is the link in amazon:
    amazon.com/dp/B000JIJJ9Q
     

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