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Chilled caps may help cancer patients avoid extensive hair loss

In a recent blog, “Scalp cooling may help patients undergoing chemotherapy save their hair,” I told you about women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer who are trying to save their hair by wearing “a gel-filled helmet.” Several of you wanted more … Continue reading

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Scalp cooling may help patients undergoing chemotherapy save their hair

One of the more disturbing parts of some chemotherapy regimens, at least for my female patients, is the partial or complete loss of their hair. There’s been almost nothing we physicians could do about this problem … but that may … Continue reading

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Does MSM Work for Hair Loss?

Long-time readers know that I think that the Doctors of Pharmacology who publish the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database have one of the best, if not the best (evidence-based, trustworthy, and medically reliable) internet resources for natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and … Continue reading

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Survey: Most Baldness Treatments Don’t Work

A new survey is out and confirms what I see in the office: more than half of men say that their hair loss treatments are not effective. In other words, most baldness cures just don’t cut it, at least according … Continue reading

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The Myths and Bald Facts About Hair Loss

Hair plays a huge role in many people’s sense of physical beauty, and losing hair can be devastating for many. The emotions surrounding hair make men and women vulnerable to all sorts of false notions about hair loss or balding, … Continue reading

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