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Does Propecia Impact Testosterone Levels?

Propecia’s mechanism of action is blocking the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Therefore, since less testosterone is being converted, serum levels of testosterone do increase in patients taking Propecia. The biggest increases in testosterone...

Can Stress Cause Hair Loss?

Yes, stress can contribute to hair loss. Stress has been associated with telogen effluvium, which is a normal “resting” stage of the hair cycle. However, stress can push an inordinate number of hairs into this resting phase during which the hair is thin and...