Hair loss is common in general, but recent studies indicate that it is more common in women of color, and is specifically associated with women who have uterine fibroids.

Both hair loss and uterine fibroids are also associated with nutritional deficiencies such as anemia.

Since anemia and hair loss are associated with significant psychosocial complaints we suggest addressing all these issues if you are found to have the gynecologic condition of uterine fibroids.

With hair loss early clinical recognition and prompt initiation of intervention with medical treatment is critical to halt the disease process.

When it comes to hormone imbalance, this can play a role in hair loss as well.

In this article, we review the clinical presentations of nonscarring and scarring alopecias in women of color, u

There are many ways patients may benefit from procedural interventions, such as platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections at Women’s Health Practice, or low-level laser therapy with our Aurlux laser.

We have experience and availability of more than one type of PRP therapy, and extensive experience in hormonal evaluations as well.

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Suzanne Trupin, MD, Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and owner of Women's Health Practice, Hada Cosmetic Medicine, and Hatha Yoga and Fitness

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