Hair loss can be quite distressing for patients. Causes of hair loss typically include hormone imbalances–from sex hormones (testosterone, DHT, thyroid), nutrient imbalances, stress, or infection. While treatments such as Rogaine can help with testosterone/DHT imbalances, they do not address other causes AND, even if effective, hair loss will return upon cessation of the treatment. With goal of determining the underlying cause, I utilize examination of the scalp as well as possible blood work and salivary hormone assessment. Read more here.