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severe hair lossAlopecia (hair loss)Terry Graedon - April 24, 2017
young woman checking her thinning hair in a mirrorAlopecia (hair loss)Joe Graedon - March 3, 2016
poison ivy plants in the underbrushAcne (pimples)Terry Graedon - November 1, 2018

How Aysa, an AI App, Helped a Mother with her Child’s Rash

Aysa, a new app for your tablet or smart phone, can help you determine what is wrong so you'll know whether you need to see the doctor.

Terry Graedon - August 21, 2014

A High-Tech Cancer Drug Offers Hope Against Severe Patchy Hair Loss

Terry Graedon - August 18, 2014

Is Hair Loss a Minor Side Effect? Many Drugs May Cause It

Terry Graedon - October 7, 2013

Hair Loss Side Effect from Beta Blockers Is Devastating

Joe Graedon - March 7, 2013

Reversing Male Pattern Baldness Naturally?

Terry Graedon - December 20, 2012

Distressing Drug-Induced Hair Loss from Atenolol

young woman checking her thinning hair in a mirror
Alopecia (hair loss)Terry Graedon - December 26, 2011

Blood Pressure Pills and Hair Loss

There is a link between some blood pressure pills and hair loss, but individuals have different reactions. If you have experienced this side effect, ask your doctor if another drug would work.

young woman checking her thinning hair in a mirror
young woman checking her thinning hair in a mirror
young woman checking her thinning hair in a mirror
stressed man with a showing his balding head
Alopecia (hair loss)Joe Graedon - September 4, 2005

Aromatherapy for Hair Loss

Does aromatherapy actually work for severe hair loss? Scottish dermatologists seem to think the answer is yes.