A pilot study suggests that calcipotriol may be an alternative treatment for alopecia areata, a type of hair loss.
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A recent study found that low vitamin D receptor count is associated with patterned hair loss.
A new study out of Turkey has found that in those with alopecia areata, low vitamin D levels are common and may relate to a more severe disease state.
Researchers at the Chaim Sheba Medical Center in Israel recently reviewed the evidence that vitamin D is involved in autoimmune disorders.
A mother writes to Dr Cannell asking if vitamin D could help her daughter’s alopecia areata, an inflammatory condition in which hair is lost, usually from different spots on the scalp.