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How to stop hair loss post menopause?

I am a 50 yr old woman, who has just entered the menopause phase of life. About 5-6 months ago, I began to notice hair thinning, almost like male-pattern baldness. Ob/gyn ran blood tests; hormone levels are "normal" with testosterone level @2.7, i think within normal range. Just recently, I have noticed more thinning and several "corkscrew-type" hairs popping out. Doc put me on Estrace 0.01% Cream, 3x week. That has certainly taken care of the hotflashes and horrific mood swings. The only thing that has changed medicinally, is my internist put me on Vicoprofen, 200/7.5 for migraines and arthritis. My concern is my hair loss. At this rate, I will be bald in a year! Any suggestions?
Thu, 30 Nov 2017
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Hi.
As per your case history of hairfall.
My treatment advice is –

1. Take good nutritious diet full of green leafy vegetables and milk.
2. Use a good herbal shampoo and coconut hair oil for regular use.
3. Take an iron supplement once daily and vitamin b12 supplement once daily for 3 months.
4. Other treatment options are topical minoxidil, oral finasteride and mesotherpy done by a dermatologist.

Thanks.
Dr.Harshit Bhachech.
MBBS, DDVL.
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How to stop hair loss post menopause?

Hi. As per your case history of hairfall. My treatment advice is – 1. Take good nutritious diet full of green leafy vegetables and milk. 2. Use a good herbal shampoo and coconut hair oil for regular use. 3. Take an iron supplement once daily and vitamin b12 supplement once daily for 3 months. 4. Other treatment options are topical minoxidil, oral finasteride and mesotherpy done by a dermatologist. Thanks. Dr.Harshit Bhachech. MBBS, DDVL.