If you've experienced hair loss, or hair thinning, then you know exactly how upsetting it can be. I've discussed hair loss with many patients, and I know that there are usually a number of questions surrounding it. Is my hair loss due to an internal condition? Is it due to a nutritional deficiency? And will my hair ever regain its former fullness? As a dermatologist, we can't answer those questions until we ask several others. We also need to examine your scalp. That's becaus
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Eczema can be an incredibly frustrating and challenging skin condition.
There's no cure. The treatments have potential side effects. And eczema is a complex condition, with different potential triggers in different people.
It's no wonder, then, that many of my patients ask about dietary supplements.
What have research studies determined about the effectiveness of supplements for the treatment of eczema?
I co-authored a review article on this subject, written for a med