How can I stop hair loss? Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions

ASK THE GP: My hair has been falling out since I had a pacemaker fitted three years ago. I was taking bisoprolol tablets, which I know can cause hair loss, but changing to a different medicine hasn't helped.
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Condition:   Alopecia Areata Interventions:   Drug: Triamcinolone Acetonide;   Other: saline Sponsor:   Kasr El Aini Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
HAIR loss treatment: For both men and woman who have noticed far more hair left in bath sinks and hairbrushes turning to pricey and sometimes painful procedures to remedy it might not be needed. Turning to nature might work just as well and there is a vitamin which aids in collagen production and promotes hair growth.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conditions:   Lichen Planopilaris;   Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia Intervention:   Drug: Low-Dose Naltrexone Sponsor:   Washington University School of Medicine Active, not recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
A 74year old woman with alopecia, CAD on Plavix and Non-Hodgkin ’s lymphoma s/p chemotherapy and radiation of the upper abdomen underwent endoscopy to evaluate dysphagia. It revealed a stenotic esophagus with diameter of 12-15 mm. Bougie dilation was performed. Three gastric lesions were seen: A large Paris IIa circumferential lesion extending from 1 cm proxim al to the Z line to 4-5 cm distal to the Z line, a 4cm Paris IIb lesion at the proximal greater curvature lesion and a 2 cm cardia Paris Is lesion.
Source: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Oral abstracts Source Type: research
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Source Type: research
Surveys suggest that up to two-thirds of Britons avoid visiting their GP for conditions they consider embarrassing.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Abstract Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an uncommon cause of stroke that mainly affects young adults with known risk factors of prothrombotic conditions, pregnancy, infection, malignancy, and drugs. Dutasteride is a 5α-reductase inhibitor that is used for benign prostate hypertrophy and androgenetic alopecia. To date, CVT caused by dutasteride use has not been reported. A 25-year-old male presented with headache and diplopia. He had taken 0.5 mg of dutasteride every other day for 9 months to treat alopecia. A headache developed 7 months after he started taking medication, and horizontal diplopia occurre...
Source: Yonsei Medical Journal - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Yonsei Med J Source Type: research
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