What is Hair Loss?

When you begin to lose your hair, this is referred to as male- or female-pattern baldness. Since your hair is so closely tied to your personal identity and appearance, suffering from hair loss can be a harsh blow to your feelings of confidence in your appearance.

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What Causes Hair Loss?

The most common cause of hair loss is genetics. While it isn’t entirely clear why some hair follicles have a longer lifecycle than others, hair loss can be caused by:

  • Hormones
  • Stress
  • Fungal skin infections like ringworm
  • Drugs including those used to treat cancer, depression, or high blood pressure
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Dietary issues including eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa

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How is Hair Loss Treated?

There are several methods that can successfully treat male- and female-pattern baldness. In cases where hair loss is caused by medication, diet, or illness, the condition may resolve over time. Hair loss treatments include over-the-counter medications and treatments such as Rogaine, or prescription Propecia, approved for the treatment of hair loss in men (but must not be handled by women), and several other medications. Hair transplant surgery may be an excellent way to restore healthy hair growth in thinning areas. Laser therapy or PRP (platelet rich plasma) injections have also been found to be effective in restoring healthier hair growth in some patients.

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974 SouthPoint Road, Suite D
Belmont NC 28012

Phone: 704-755-8020

Fax: 704-755-8021


5815 Blakeney Park Drive, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28277

Phone: 704-542-2220

Fax: 704-542-3304


309 S. Sharon Amity Road, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28211

Phone: 704-344-8846

Fax: 704-344-9844


7476 Waterside Loop Road #600
Denver, NC 28037

Phone: 704-601-4381

Fax: 704-822-5997

Forest City

651 Withrow Road
Forest City, NC 28043

Phone: 828-288-1204

Fax: 828-288-1205

Gastonia/937 Cox Road

937 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054

Phone: 704-898-8014

Fax: 704-898-8018

Gastonia/959 Cox Road

959 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054

Phone: 704-866-7576

Fax: 704-866-0106

Hickory/Tate Blvd. Building 100

315 19th St. SE, Building 100
Hickory, NC 28602

Phone: 828-325-9849

Fax: 828-325-9879

Hickory/Tate Blvd. Building 200

315 19th St. SE, Building 200
Hickory, NC 28602

Phone: 828-328-3500

Fax: 828-328-8777


13539 Reese Blvd W.
Huntersville, NC 28078

Phone: 704-892-4878

Fax: 704-892-7453


105 Delta Park Drive
Shelby, NC 28150

Phone: 704-484-0464

Fax: 704-482-0308

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