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Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

Postby cardin on Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:19 pm

I am looking for hair specialist to find out the problem of my hair loss.

I saw my family doctor today. He didn't check my hair. He just say I am going ok.
I can see my top of the head going bald and lots of hairs on the floor. I am 27 and don't want to see myself going bald.

do you know any hair specialist or professional company in Victoria? Or where can i buy some natural shampoo or products?

thanks a lot!
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Re: Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

Postby Annikki on Tue Nov 01, 2011 6:17 pm

Have you had surgery or given birth in the past 6 months? Any illness?

I lost a lot of hair after being really sick with Ulcerative Colitis and surgery about 6 months afte the event.

I lost some hair after the birth my children.
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Re: Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

Postby Sunnygirl on Tue Nov 01, 2011 7:15 pm

I spoke to my dermatologist about hair loss. He said there is really nothing that can be done and most women have some sort of a male balding pattern happening by age 40.

He said things like Rogaine really only slow the process.

I've read the best bet is to keep your scalp well massaged - eg. when you shampoo. At first it may seem to cause a bit more hair loss, but the regrowth will soon catch up with the extra blood circulation to the scalp.

You might even notice hair loss/regrowth on a monthly or every second month basis.
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Re: Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

Postby Shopgirl on Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:00 pm

My doctor referred me to Dr. Amiss. I can't really recommend either way as I have only had one appt so far.

He did suggest that my hair loss is due to stress (my youngest is 2?), explaining that it is common in mother's of new babies and young children. I am also low on iron, so take iron supplements and also a B vitamin (he said it should help stimulate hair growth). Is there anything making you more stressed than normal?

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Re: Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

Postby Alli on Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:04 pm

any illness, surgery, child birth, stress or new meds you may have started? Also i find that in the spring and fall people tend to loose more hair (sorta like animals and sheeding winter / summer coat). Also clogged hair follicals, lack of blood flow to the hair follicles can cause this... hence the scalp messages a PP mentioned... it really works!

As for shampoo's avoid alot of "drug store" type shampoo's as alot of them contain table salt, and ALOT of it. Biolage (SP?) is a nice light line found in salons if you have limp and / or fine hair. Also my other 2 favorite lines I love to recommend in Bed Head and Joico. And I can not say enough about Joico's K-pac line - amazing - if you have the type of hair that can withstand it's weight.
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Re: Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

Postby Melanie B on Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:33 pm

Nutrition can be key here, have you seen or talked to a nutritionist?
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Re: Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

Postby debbiel on Tue Nov 01, 2011 9:32 pm

Sunnygirl wrote:I spoke to my dermatologist about hair loss. He said there is really nothing that can be done and most women have some sort of a male balding pattern happening by age 40.

He said things like Rogaine really only slow the process.

I've read the best bet is to keep your scalp well massaged - eg. when you shampoo. At first it may seem to cause a bit more hair loss, but the regrowth will soon catch up with the extra blood circulation to the scalp.

You might even notice hair loss/regrowth on a monthly or every second month basis.


Wow, that really surprises me. I do see some older women (and a few young ones) with noticeable hair loss, but I wouldn't say most have it by 40. I'm 41, and neither I nor any of my friends or female family members have this. My friends are mostly older than I am by about 8-10 years.

I have fine hair (I'm blond), but so far no thinning. My mom is in her 70s with no thinning. My sister is 51 with no thinning. I'm wondering if this is genetic?

To the OP, sorry you are having to deal with this, and at such a young age. I hope you are able to come up with a solution.
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Re: Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

Postby Sunnygirl on Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:05 pm

debbiel wrote:
I have fine hair (I'm blond), but so far no thinning. My mom is in her 70s with no thinning. My sister is 51 with no thinning. I'm wondering if this is genetic?


Yes, amount or age of hair loss in women is as genetic as it is in men.
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Re: Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

Postby girlie on Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:20 pm

I would suggest having your Thyroid levels tested by your family doctor.
Hair loss is often related to stress, illness, weight gain or loss, having children, after surgery, age, and most of these issues also related to Thyroid hormones. HTH!:)

Since 1 year ago for me having Thyroid cancer, having my full Thyroid taken out ( no radiation or chemotherapy) and on daily Synthroid now to replace my Thyroid, I have never seen Soooo much hair loss in my life!! I never knew how much our Thyroids are responsible for growing and shedding hair.

So yes, it could just be a simple hormone imbalance to get corrected for you.
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Postby BabyFair on Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:07 am

I'd get a second opinion. This can be a result of nutrition or stress. Have you talked to a nutritionist or a naturopathic doctor?
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Re: Hair loss...anyone have hair specialist to recommend?

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