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Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Causing My Hair Loss?

Saturday, August 21, 2010

You are probably correct in your assumption that Testosterone Cypionate is responsible for your recent hair loss. This is an anabolic steroid that is often used by body builders to increase mass and strength.

Female Hair Loss Due to Hormonal Changes

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Women who are pregnant or who are experiencing any other types of hormonal changes can experience thinning hair. Typically, this form of hair loss is a temporary condition known as diffiuse alopecia, and more specifically, telogen effluvium, the most common type of diffuse alopecia. This type of hair loss is characterized by diffuse thinning of the hair all over the scalp rather than one particular area. This is not the same as those who experience genetic female hair loss. Read this article to learn more about telogen effluvium and various hair loss treatments.