Hair loss for women

Hair loss for women

There are 34 comments on the Newsday story from Mar 12, 2008, titled Hair loss for women. In it, Newsday reports that:

Carmen Armstrong's auburn hair was always very thick and shoulder length. But a few years ago, Armstrong, 60, of Freeport, noticed a change.

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Ann

Greenwich, CT

#1 Mar 15, 2008
My hair loss problem started 8 years ago at age 52 and i wasn't able to address the problem because my thyroid tests always came back normal although my hair loss was ongoing, my eyebrows were disappearing, and i was exhausted all the time. Finally, after begging for additional testing i was finally diagnosed and put on synthroid and last year finally switched to Armour Thyroid which seems to work the best. I was told by an Endocrinologist AND a Dermatologist that there was nothing i can do to reverse the hair loss process but, according to Mary Shomon who wrote a book about her problems with Hypothyroid Disease and hair loss, she grew a lot of her hair back but it hasn't been the case with me. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Lorraine Bukzin

Bronx, NY

#2 Mar 19, 2008
Dear Ms. Mitchell,
So happy someone finally addredded such an impoortant, heart-wrenching issue as women's hair loss. Your article was inofrmative, however, you did not emntion hair replacement salons that specialize in creating an atmosphere that solves this problem without any detection or embarrassemnt. Pls look at our website for more info: www.naturalimagehair.com .
Slimpunkass

AOL

#3 Jun 21, 2008
Hi Lorraine you f'ing spammer, go pay for an advertisement.
Lisa Lisa

Modesto, CA

#5 Dec 28, 2008
I'm 31 and was noticing a lot of hairloss in my brush and drain catch. My hair was looking really dry and thin. I did three things and now my hair is coming back full and beautiful. I'm taking a good multivitamin. I'm taking protein supplements. I threw away my chemical commercial sodium lauryl sulfate shampoo and conditioner, and I wash my hair every other day with baking soda paste massage followed by a white vinegar rinse. Also, I rub a little lavendar essential oil mixed with water onto my scalp while my hair is still damp. Those things together stopped my crazy hair loss.

Since: Oct 08

Atlanta, GA

#6 Jan 7, 2009
I think... Hair vitamin is better.
http://www.afrohairgrowth.com/MClient.php...
Nouritress Hair Vitamin is working good.
Slyan Brelton

AOL

#8 Jan 7, 2009
GO AWAY ANGIEJOHNSON you SPAMMER. No one will buy from a spamming shill.
deeb

Schenectady, NY

#10 Feb 28, 2009
I am 40 and I had hair thinning that started about 3 years ago.I went to 2 derms and one gyn,had blood work.Everything came back fine.
I was always a healthy person,organic vitamins,exercise,not overweight,etc.
I searched for answers evrywhere.I always had regrowth ,but it was never filling in ,in the thin areas.
I had started getting acrylic nails about 3 months before my hairloss started.I never connected the dots.
I have had my acrylic nails off for about 2 and a half months.My hair is growing in thick and actually filling in now.My shedding has been cut in half.
I believe the chemicals in the fake nails were causing it.
So try giving up the nails if you got them.
For thyroid problems,try coconut oil.
Find some herbal and supplements to balance your hormones.Stay away from dairy.Stay away from soy.Soy is not the healthy product we have been told it is.
Change your eating habits.
Even food that you think are healthy may not be.
Dr.Mercola has a great website.
There is a book,THE CURE by Dr.Timothy Brantley which is a great book.
Dr.Russell Blaylock has a few great books out.
Take control of your health.
Maranda

AOL

#11 Feb 28, 2009
There is also a great site for support for women with hair loss. www.heralopecia.com I have been there for sometime and it has been a lifesaver.
lore

Garden Grove, CA

#13 Mar 6, 2009
hello!
to Lisa Lisa, you could give the names of the multivitamin your used, i'm desperate!
thanks..
Sylvia - Toronto

London, Canada

#14 Mar 22, 2009
I have been at my computer for months now trying to find why i am experiencing
hair loss. It started 3 years ago and
has tappered somewhat and then returned
to heavier hairloss. I have been told
to keep my scalp clean. However, washing my hair everyday has not helped
I used a shampoo called nioxin and a
scalp treatment to no avail. I also have and underactive thyroid and am taking levothyroxine 0.05 every day.
Also taking an antidepressant called
wellbutrin don't know if it is the medication, however i know many women
are on this drug and have the same problem. I cannot believe this is actually happening to so many females.
I should mention that I have been menopausal for about 4 years now. So,
I'm confused as to what is causing all
this. I am very emotional, that I just
cannot take it anymore. It is a very
difficult thing to have to go through.
It doesn't help that my doctor has no
clue or is not concerned. Anyways i did
ask to take another TSH test....waiting
for the results.
If someone has tried a product and has been successful with it, please share it
with the rest of us.
regards.
S
Jill - Canada

Edmonton, Canada

#15 Apr 1, 2009
I've been suffering from hair loss. I have been to my doctor, and am waiting to see a specialist. There's a lot of info out there, and a lot of misinformation.
There's a place where women share their experience and knowledge with hairloss, without spammers. Every case of hair loss is as different as the individual experiencing it.
Spend some time reading at www.heralopecia.com . I'm new to this, but I've already found so much information on women's hair loss.
Kim

AOL

#16 Apr 1, 2009
Jill is right, I am actually a member there and it is a great support site.
Judy Moser

Orlando, FL

#18 Jan 7, 2010
I sister's hair just started falling out and shes only 24 years old the doc was not said it could be due to poor diet.
www.thevitaminsforhairloss.com

Since: Jan 10

Malolos, Philippines

#19 Jan 7, 2010
How do I prevent my hair from thinning?I am still in my 20's yet my hair if like of an old lady already. Are herbal medicines effective?
Slimpunkass

AOL

#20 Jan 8, 2010
Nice try Sherry. I know as soon as anyone answers that you are going to spam an herbal store. I just saw you do this on 2 other forums. SHERRY IS A SPAMMER!

Since: Jan 10

Lubao, Philippines

#21 Jan 8, 2010
oh really?I am asking in forums because I would like to be answered. Now, if you think I am a spammer, prove it. Spammers don't reply to posts and update their posts.
Slimpunkass

AOL

#22 Jan 9, 2010
Yes LIVE spammers do reply, only bot spammers do not reply. I know you will put your link out here soon and then... BAM!!! I got you.

Since: Jan 10

Bagong Silang, Philippines

#23 Jan 9, 2010
Oh really now slimpunkass?LOL I am sure you don't have anything to do in your life that's why you are like that. Geez!
Slimpunkass

AOL

#24 Jan 9, 2010
Nope I did a simple google search and in every instance on multiple forums you start off with the same line and then you are posting a link to a certain Hair Clinic. Give it up.
Slimpunkass

AOL

#25 Jan 9, 2010
Also on the popular Hair Loss Forums when you click on your profile it says "BANNED"! LOL!!!

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