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Hair Loss/Prostate Drugs Can Have Unwanted Sexual Side Effect

Hair Loss/Prostate Drugs Can Have Unwanted Sexual Side Effect

Two drugs that are used to treat hair loss and enlarged prostate may cause an unwanted side effect in some men: erectile dysfunction. Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine examined the medical records of nearly 12,000 men who had taken either Avodart (dutasteride) or Propecia/Proscar (finasteride). Higher doses…

4 Common Hair Loss Treatments and Their Side Effects

4 Common Hair Loss Treatments and Their Side Effects

For many men — and some women — thinning hair is a consequence of aging. But when is hair loss something more severe? What remedies are best to treat it? As with many kinds of loss, losing one’s hair can cause a lot of grief. Though the sight of shedding…

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