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Hair thinning

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Svrider Sat 27-Apr-13 08:41:25

My DM is in her mid60s
Her hair has always been thick and bushy

She went to the hairdressers last week who told her her hair is thinning

When I looked properley she right! I could even see her scalp in some places

What to do??

NeoMaxiZoomDweebie Sat 27-Apr-13 10:51:40

Weight loss, low iron, poor diet, stress and hormonal imbalances can all contribute to hair loss. Has your DM got any of these problems at all? I suggest a blood test and perhaps some supplements?

Svrider Sat 27-Apr-13 18:34:06

Was thinking GP but mum is very reluctant

Chottie Fri 10-May-13 03:47:05

Is your mum on statins? hair loss can be a side effect of some statins. If this is the case, her GP can suggest a change of prescription. Please follow this up, hair loss is awful and there is no way it can be hidden or disguised.....

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