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Does ingesting creatine powder or capsules cause hair loss?

Does ingesting creatine powder or capsules cause hair loss? I have read conflicting claims (e.g., see below) and wonder whether there have been some more serious scientific studies: http://seannal.com/...
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Using body soap on hair [closed]

I'm asking from my boyfriend: Since my childhood, I'm used to use solid body soap when washing my hair in addition to shampoo. I have oily hair and soap can clean it better than a shampoo. Recently ...
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Why would anyone use finasteride (propecia) over minoxidil (Rogaine) for hair loss?

So as I understand it, there are two main solutions for male pattern baldness: Finasteride and Minoxidil. Finasteride works by reducing the production of some hormone that is damaging to the ...
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Are there any ways of preventing hereditary hair loss in people who have NOT YET shown signs of loss?

Most of the information I have come across online is about preventing further hair loss ('genetic alopecia') in people who are already balding or thinning. But I wondered whether there were any ...
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Are there any studies that prove the effectiveness of saw palmetto for restoring hair in the bald places and stop hair fall?

I'm looking for studies apart from the ones in the third link in my question, that prove the efficacy of saw palmetto in 1) stop hair fall, and 2) growing back hair in the places of the scalp where ...
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Is it okay to reduce DHT in my body? [closed]

DHT may also has some roles in our bodies. If we keep its level as low as possible, I think it must begin to affect negatively. I'm specifically worrying about the negative effect regarding mind and ...
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Is there a way to diagnose Male Pattern Baldness?

I'm thinking about supplementing in Creatine Monohydrate because of its various benefits on weight lifting and it also being really affordable. In different studies I read about Creatine intake ...
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hair repigmentation and growth from secukinumab

I saw this study(link) about a patient who received a drug called secukinumab and experienced hair re-pigmentation from white to black and hair re-growth and as you can see the results are pretty ...
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Drug abuse and hair loss

I've googled through internet but couldn't find straight answers. Are some recreational drugs known to cause hair loss?
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How long after withdrawing Finasteride hair loss starts again?

How long does it take for hair loss to resume after stopping finasteride?
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How to accurately monitor hair loss? [closed]

I've been using Minoxidil for a while, and I just stopped recently. I couldn't see a difference in hair loss while taking a shower. But how can I be more certain about the change in hair loss? Pulling ...
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Is dandruff bad? [closed]

I have a lot of Dandruff and I am just starting to lose hair. Is there any co-relation. I heard Dandruff is neither good nor bad, it is quantitative. Meaning that everybody has it, but on different ...
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Is vitamin deficiency associated with hair loss?

I've heard some rumors say that vitamin D deficiency can be a cause of hair loss in humans, but I'm not even marginally sure about this fact. I'd like to be better informed about vitamins' actions - ...
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Relation between phlegm and hair loss [closed]

I know hair loss can be created by many reasons such as genetic, air pollution and so forth. But, I want to know whether there is a relationship between hair loss and removing phlegm from throat ...
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Onion juice and hair regrowth

I have read that onion juice is good to increase hair growth. Is onion juice really good for hair regrowth? I've heard/seen on the internet that Onion juice is good for this, is it worth a try ? ...
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Shampoos that are supposed to help hair grow - how long should they be left in before rinsing?

Some shampoos contain ingredients such as Biotin with the expectation that it will promote hair growth. Presumably the ingredient is in a format that can be taken up by the skin (or the hair follicles)...
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Perfect Solution For Skin and Hair

i am planing to make routine that help to improve hair and skin health . I have Aleo Vera , curd , Fenugreek Seeds , Egg etc . And i hear that all these are very good for hair and skin . Now what my ...
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Is length a cause of alopecia?

I'm male and I have a long hair. But some people warned me and told me that having long hair makes it more likely to fall. Nothing I found on the internet really convinced me. Is it a real cause or ...
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Will my hair grow back?

I have three cysts in my scalp and they cause me headaches. I plan to remove them however, I'm afraid about not having my hair grow back. How likely is it that I might have permanent bald spots as a ...
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If apply regular warm compress unto my scalp, will it mimic the use of topical vasodilators?

My hair is somewhat diminishing in volume and my hairline has regressed a little. I am still at age 25 though, but I'm not severely going bald. My friends have this issue too, so I suppose this is ...
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5mg tablet (finasteride) and 2mg finasteride tablet

i am taking finasteride 1mg table, but these days, 1mg table not available. So i am taking 5mg tablet and make it half and taking it. So is that okay ?
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Does paste of Licorice root, Burdock root and Dandelion root reverses Hairfall?

I am suffering from hair fall from last five year. Whenever i comb my hair hard, small pieces of deal cell start falling from scalp. I tried PRP(Plasma riched platelates) and Minoxidill 5% but that ...
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Does daily hair wash reduce body heat and cause hair loss? [closed]

Does washing hair daily reduce the body heat? and Does washing hair daily cause hair loss or split hair or any hair problems and side effects in health?
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Clarification with a prescription for blood tests

I have a pro long condition of hair loss. I consulted a dermatologist and he gave me list of blood tests which I should do before the next consultation. I have difficulty in reading one of the items ...
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Prevent hair loss and best food for it? [closed]

Can any tell me that how to prevent hair loss, and which foods are best for hair growth? Also, can anyone tell me that which foods should take on which time?
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Is hair transplantation really efficient [closed]

Men hair loss is a real issue, and having been suffered from it trying to apply various inefficient ways, the only final way to resolve the issue, I believe, is hair transplantation. However, I'm not ...
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What causes men's balding?

What causes balding? (And I'm not asking about the case whilst cancer treatment.) Please share your knowledge on this topic.
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How can you improve hair thickness from previous iron deficiency? [closed]

If you are suffering from hair loss from a iron deficiency, are taking an iron dietary supplement for a couple of months and used a topical lotion so the hair loss stopped how do you retrieve hair ...
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Body hair falling out or having the "recently shaved" effect?

Please note: This question is not soliciting medical advice - I'm purely curious about as to what might cause this condition. Generally speaking, what diseases/conditions cause patches of body hair ...
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Does masturbation cause hair loss for men?

I started to notice my hair is thinning, and I searched on the internet for information to stop it or slow down the process. But I found a lot of websites and people claiming that masturbation is ...
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Is eyebrow hair loss common in hyperthyroidism?

I have seen many articles talking about hair loss in regards to hypothyroidism but very few about hyperthyroidism. People suffer from hair loss in both thyroid diseases, but is it common to lose hair ...
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Does stress cause premature achromotrichia (hair greying)?

I have read contradictory claims on whether stress causes premature achromotrichia. DailyMail (no): There is no evidence to link the onset of greying to stress, diet or lifestyle. Wikipedia (...
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How to fight beard loss without cortisol injections? [closed]

I guess losing beard area as a little blocks is a really bad situation. I asked this issue to a dermatology doctor, she said "Run away from stress". Running away from stress is definitely impossible ...
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Biotin supplement for Hair loss and is it really needed?

Biotin 10mcg supplements are commonly prescribed to improve hair fall, is it really effective and does the body really need an external biotin source?
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Hair transplant for baldness

I am 24 I am getting very low density in my hair .. I tried min oxidil and finasteride and all .. I am genetically have that baldness history . can I prevnt my baldness or can I do hair transplant ? ...
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Does consumption of alcohol cause hair loss? [closed]

I am wondering if alcohol consumption causes hair loss/baldness? Although I'm not bald, I'm only curious to know that if at a later stage of life, would I get bald for alcohol consumtion? I read ...
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How can one measure if vitamins are really helping a patient to delay hair loss?

(Inspired by an answer to a different question on a related topic.) I'm guessing there would have to be a period to measure the current rate of hair loss before making changes on current diet and ...
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Natural ways to stop/delay hairloss?

I'm 28, male, and the hair above my forehead started to fall about 2 years ago and my scalp is finally starting to shine out. I believe this has to do with genetics etc. but still, are there any ...
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