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If you have inherited the genes responsible for male-pattern or female-pattern baldness, there is not a lot you can do to prevent it happening. The treatment suggestions may slow down the loss, but are not an actual cure.
It is important to remember that hair loss happens to a lot of people as they get older, and there is no need to be embarrassed or depressed about it. If hair loss is making you worried or unhappy, you can see your GP or ask to see a dermatologist. Your local pharmacist may have some useful advice for you as well. Your hairdresser may be able to suggest a flattering haircut for you.view information about Hair loss on www.nhs.co.uk »
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