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ANDROGENETIC ALOPECIA

Dr. DONOVAN'S RECENT ARTICLES 

 

Androgenetic alopecia, also known as male pattern balding and female pattern hair loss affects a great proportion of the population.  Below you will find links to Dr. Donovan's recent articles about androgenetic alopecia in men and women.

 

A. Recent Articles on Female Pattern Hair Loss (FPHL)

Sept 19, 2017 Spironolactone Shortages in Canada: Still an issue

Aug 26, 2017 - Can I still have FPHL if my androgen levels are normal range?

Jul 5 2017 - Elevated Testosterone Levels in Women with AGA

Jul 5, 2017 - Is topical spironolactone effective for FPHL?

Jun 17, 2017 - Finasteride for women

April 21, 2017 - Anisotrichosis in Female AGA

April 13, 2017 - Are hair transplants a good option for women?

Feb 14, 2017 - Female pattern hair loss: A review of key features

Dec 13, 2016 - Finasteride for Women

Dec 13, 2016 - A look at the early days of Finasteride for Treating Female Pattern Hair Loss 

Dec 13, 2016 - Female Pattern Hair Loss: Do all women have a family history ?

Nov 28, 2016 - The Importance of Checking Iron in Women with FPHL

Nov 22, 2016 - Resveratrol for AGA in women

May 21, 2016 - Spironolactone for FPHL: Do my hormones need to be high to benefit?

Apr 18, 2016 - PCOS related hair loss

Oct 15, 2016 - Do aromatase inhibitors cause a genetic hair loss in women?  

Apr 9, 2016 - Genetic hair loss in women can affect sides and back

Jan 24, 2016 - Choosing appropriate oral contraceptives for women with FPHL

Jan 16, 2016 - Spironolactone for FPHL

 

B. Recent Articles on Male Pattern Balding (MPB)

Aug 24, 2017 - Androgenetic Alopecia and Male Height

Aug 21 2017- Could creatine supplements promote genetic hair loss in someone who is susceptible?

Jun 25, 2017 - Gynecomastia (breast enlargement) in men using finasteride and dutasteride

Mar 20, 2017 - New research on male balding: More genes that ever imagined

Mar 17, 2017 - Height and Hair Loss in Men

Mar 12, 2017 Persistent Erectile Dysfunction from Finasteride

Dec 13, 2016 - How perfect is balding in men?

Nov 28, 2016 - Treatment of MPB in Ancient Egypt

Oct 29, 2016 - Frontal Hairline changes in men: What's the role of finasteride and minoxidil?

May 21 2016 - Non surgical options for men with poor donor hair

Apr 3, 2016 - Predicting the rate of progression in MPB

Jan 14, 2016 - Finasteride and Weight Gain. Is it an issue?

Dec 21, 2014 Diffuse unpatterned alopecia (DUPA) in men

Sep 23, 2013 - Is your hairline balding or maturing?

 

 

C. Recent Articles on Cause/Diagnosis/Treatment

Aug 31, 2017 - I'm itchy from minoxidil: What should I do?

Aug 28, 2017 - Vellus hairs in AGA

Aug 23, 2017 - The Trichogram for Differentiating AGA and TE

Aug 21 2017 - Do I really need to use Rogaine forever?

Aug 18 2017 - Rogaine foam for androgenetic alopecia

Jul 26, 2017 - Can drugs accelerate androgenetic alopecia?

Jul 4, 2017 - Oral minoxidil for hair loss

Jun 26, 2017 - Immediate shedding from minoxidil

Jun 21, 2017 - The Red Light Laser (LLLT): What's so special about the 655 nm wavelength?

Jun 20, 2017 - Do I have miniaturization?

Jun 15, 2017 - How long should minoxidil be left on the scalp?

Jun 12, 2017 - The different hairs in AGA

Jun 9, 2017 - Standardized Hair Collections to Differentiate AGA from TE

May 24, 2017 - Minoxidil Toxicity in Cats

May 18, 2017 - Minoxidil and Heart Rate

April 10, 2017 - Are JAK inhibitors likely to help AGA?

April 8, 2017 - New drugs for AGA: A look at SM04554

Mar 31, 2017 - Brown peripilar sign in AGA

Mar 10, 2017 - Ketoconazole in AGA

Mar 8 , 2017 - Androgenetic alopecia: A closer look

Mar 8 2017 - What is the normal scalp appearance?

Mar 6, 2017 - Does Minoxidil work better when inflammation is minimal?

Feb 16, 2017 - Zinc pyrithione shampoo for AGA

Feb 10, 2017 - Microneedling for AGA

Feb 1, 2017 - Is there an association between hair loss and heart disease? 

Jan 23, 2017 - Can shedding problems accelerate genetic hair loss?

Dec 9, 2016 - Finasteride as an inhibitor of 5 alpha reductase

Dec 7, 2016 - Why you need to know about the arrector pili muscle for AGA

Nov 23, 2016 - Can we predict if minoxidil will help?

Nov 22, 2016 - Is miniaturization the very first stage of balding?

Nov 22, 2016 - Low HDL in patients with balding

Nov 22, 2016 - What is 'anisotrichosis"?

Oct 16, 2016 - Genetic Hair Loss: Why I believe guidelines are needed

Aug 18, 2016 - Focal atrichia  in AGA

Aug 5, 2016 - AGA and TE: Both diagnoses are common together

Aug 3, 2016 - Dutasteride for male balding: Low chance of side effects

Jul 31, 2016 - PRP Machine setting for treating Androgenetic Alopecia: Importance of the Hematocrit

Jul 25, 2016 - Minoxidil use after age 65: Should I just go for it anyways?

May 15, 2016 - What is the difference between AGA and TE?

May 15, 2016 - Vitamin D Levels in AA: Potential New Role

May 15, 2016 - PRP for Treating AGA

May 9, 2016 What is sex hormone binding globulin?

Apr 25, 2016 - Minoxidil + Finasteride are better than either one

Mar 24, 2016 - Hair Restoration with the ARTAS Robot

Mar 19 2016 - How should one use minoxidil?

Dec 30, 2015 - Do I have to use my treatment 'forever'?

Dec 21, 2014 - Should I get my DHT level tested?




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