I am 55 and 4 years out from chemo and radiation for stage 3 breast cancer . I have been taking Anastrozole for 4 years non- stop as well as had my ovaries removed 3 years ago. My hair grew back and is long again but I have pretty significant hair thinning , particularly around the front and side hair line. Wondering if anyone has found a remedy for thinning hair ? I am assuming it is the total lack of estrogen . My skin is thinner as well but it’s the hair loss that has me bummed . Any… read more
I use Nioxin shampoo for my thinning hair. It works pretty well. You can get it at most grocery stores and drug stores.
I was having alot of thinning due to tamoxifen. Went to a dermatologist who has a hair clinic she recommended men's Rogaine and a vitamin viviscal. Helped alot now have all sorts of little frilies when put hair up . The next think would have been a light comb. I got the cvs brand Rogaine and was only like 30 for 3 months, been using 6 months and haven't used but 1 of the 3 cans , I just put on crown were mine was thinning. The vitamin I got at target.
Good luck hope you find what works for you.
Our profiles are very similar, although I’m into year 7 with anastrozole.
It can cause thinning, and for some, a minority, it can be significant. I’ll have to look, I know I had a pretty lengthy thread covering this topic a couple years ago— I’ll tag you if I can find it.
Again, it’s rare that it becomes dire, but in my case, I wound up having to resort to wigs about a year ago.
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