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Platelet-rich plasma therapy may help counter balding

Research we’re watching If your hair has been thinning, an infusion of your body’s own plasma may help grow it back, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. A number of recent studies show that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is successfully regrowing lost hair. This includes a 2018 study in the International Journal of Women’s Dermatology that found the technique was beneficial in treating androgenetic alopecia, a type of genetically and hormonally driven…

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