August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month (although, at Keeps, every month is National Hair Loss Awareness Month). We want to use this opportunity to have some real talk on the topic.
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Genetics, mostly. But don’t blame Mom—genetic predisposition can actually come from either side of the family. Hormonal changes, medical complications, diet, stress, and medications can also do the trick.
Learn more: A list of what actually causes hair loss
Learn more: 10 Myths About Hair Loss, Debunked.
Science has made incredible strides at understanding and treating male pattern baldness, but we still don’t understand the root causes (pun intended) of what makes you lose your hair.
Minoxidil that can both slow hair loss and promote hair growth in men experiencing male pattern baldness.
Follicular unit extraction, or FUE, offers a permanent, natural-looking solution to hair loss. It’s a minimally-invasive hair transplant procedure that restores hair growth using your existing hair follicles.
Learn more: Finasteride vs Minoxidil.
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