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Accelerated Hair Loss in 60's

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Linon Thu 31-Dec-20 11:47:57

This is my first post and I would like to know if anybody has had any experience with the Lucinda Ellery Hair System? ( I think this is what Sarah Vine amongst others have and from photos in the newspaper, it looks completely natural. My hair has always been thin, worse since my 40's but in the last few months it has really accelerated all over and I can see my parting widening and small bald patches appearing everywhere. I dread looking in the drain after a shower. My underarm hair has also stopped growing. I have had blood tests and thyroids checked all ok. Doctor totally uninterested and suggested 'it happens as we get a bit older'. Feeling very depressed about it. I have spent ages researching and realise there is not a cure but this system, although expensive, seems like it may be a last resort when it becomes so bad that I dread going out. If anybody has tried it I would love to hear their views.

FannyCornforth Thu 31-Dec-20 12:00:35

Funnily enough I mentioned this on a thread yesterday. I was thinking of going there due to thinning hair. Not for the system, but for extensions.
You might also like to have a look on Mumsnet. There are lots of very lengthy hair loss threads.
All the very best shamrock

glammanana Thu 31-Dec-20 12:48:02

Linon I would suggest going back to your GP and requesting another test for thyroid problem,I had one which was negative for being under active but insisted on another 3 mths later which showed positive and since taking the medication my hair has improved,I have very long hair and it was coming out in handfuls at one point.
Also depending on the length of your hair a really good cut may disguise your problem and the use of good thickening products when drying your hair may help in the long run. Best of luck flowers

Kate1949 Thu 31-Dec-20 12:52:47

I have just posted on your other thread Linon . Have a look at the thread on here under Style and Beauty 'Regaine for Hair Loss' which may be helpful.