Hair Loss is Treatable

In preparation for our Hair Loss Lunch & Learn Event today, we’d like to share some information. Many women aren’t aware that there are medical treatments for female pattern balding. This can start in your late 20’s, as a subtle thinning in the part of your crown. Hair shedding increases, and the diameter of the hair shaft decreases, so you are left with both less hair and skinner’s hairs. This is treatable with prescription medications – most commonly finasteride or spironola.

ctone. We also perform blood tests to ensure that your hair will have enough nourishment to grow – iron studies, thyroid panel, vitamin D and B, zinc, magnesium, and protein. There is a large range of “normal” for these blood tests, but normally doesn’t equal optimal. We also recommend additional topical therapies, and for some, platelet-rich plasma injections with progesterone. Call us for more information!