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Hair loss occurs as a result of chemotherapy and other drugs to suppress breast cancer. The depletion of estrogen is often the primary cause of experienced hair loss. When hair grows back, it is often in an altered state: wavier texture, duller color, sparser consistency, thinner feel, dissimilar growth pattern. Remedies include hair regrowth products, trendy headscarves, wigs, extensions, semi-permanent human hair attachments, hair implants.

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Arimidex is the most common hormone therapy drug taken by post-menopausal breast cancer survivors. We’re warned about sore and aching bones and joints, the danger of osteoporosis… but no one ever seems to mention the drug’s affect on your hair, and for many of us, it’s the most irritating side effect of all.   Side effects. When you go…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I am a woman 4 years plus post… Sandy, it's true, your oncologist won't be the best person to advise you about…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Hair color and chems for hair after… The main change I made in coloring my hair after it grew back was that I…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered im planning to take arimidex for gyno… Raul, some breast cancer survivors on this site have reported hair…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Hair loss/thinning is now listed as a… I wish you the best - I'd doubt your hair will recover as long as you're…


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