Does diabetes or the medication Metformin cause hair to thin?

Answer On One Hand: Diabetes and Thin HairDiabetes can cause hair loss, which makes hair appear thinner. According to the Mayo Clinic, stress, metabolic disturbances and hormonal changes--conditions often... Read More »

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Will sisterlocks cause my hair to thin or break?

On One Hand: Sisterlocks Are Not For Dreaded HairIf you already have dreadlocks and want to put Sisterlocks in your hair, the locks are likely to unravel, and this makes the hair more prone to brea... Read More »

Can lice removal products cause your hair to thin?

Lindane, a medicine sometimes used to treat lice and scabies, can cause hair loss. Other treatments for lice, like Rid Pediculicide (piperonyl butoxide and pyrethrins topical) are unlikely to cause... Read More »

Can diabetes cause hair loss?

Along with high blood sugar levels, circulatory system damage, blindness and impotence, diabetics also need to worry about hair loss. Because diabetes interferes with blood circulation, it can prev... Read More »

Diabetes and Metformin Meds?

Conduct HbA1c test. HbA1c is a lab test that shows the average level of blood sugar (glucose) over the previous 3 months. It shows how well you are controlling your diabetes. An HbA1c of 5.6% or le... Read More »