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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 SIDE EFFECTS TO ARIMIDEX Yes, Janet, since Arimidex totally blocks your estrogen, and estrogen helps keep your hair…


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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered POST CHEMO/RADIATION HAIR GROWTH Congratulations on getting back into an active life style after your cancer treatments.…


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered How soon after chemotherapy does your… Joyce, everybody's different. and everyone's hair grows differently …


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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Hair loss post-chemo Hi Jan - While thinning hair isn't listed as a side effect of Arimidex, anecdotal evidence suggests…


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