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What is the best treatment which has actually worked for alopecia aerata

Wikipedia suggests that there are no known reliable and safe treatments. Corticosteroids have been used but evidence for efficacy is weak. The US FDA has allowed breakthrough use of at least one drug ...
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How exactly does induced Scalp Hypothermia prevent alopecia (hair loss) during chemo therapy?

All chemical reactions including killing cancer cells with poisons occur at approximately twice the rate per ten degrees. So reducing the scalp by ten degrees while chemo is occurring will reduce the ...
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Is length a cause of alopecia?

No, long hair has a appearance of falling out. But everyone's hair is constantly falling out. Hair generally falls out at a rate of 50 to 100 strands of hair a day. And regrowth of the hair generally ...
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