Medical Hair Loss

Occhi Hair Institute is the best resource for women facing hair loss because we understand what women’s hair loss looks like. We know how to identify the countless conditions that can have a hair-loss component. We’ve seen the toll that hair loss takes on women. If you don’t know why your hair is thinning or shedding, visit us to get answers. When you know the cause, you start finding options.


Chemotherapy is a common cause of women’s hair loss, and one of the most emotionally complicated. We help you navigate the loss and regrowth process by planning and sharing with you the experiences of women who have been in your position. If you have an upcoming course of Chemotherapy, call us right away. The better prepared you are, the less you’ll have to manage while you’re in treatment.

Medical Treatments

It’s amazing how many medications and medical treatments cause hair loss – and how few women know about it. Whether you blame the doctors or the pharmaceutical companies, anger will only get you so far. If you can’t figure out why your hair is thinning and think it might have something to do with your medications, get in touch with us. We’ll give you the information you need to ask your doctor the right questions, along with ways to reduce the impact in the meantime.

Drugs and How They Relate to Hair Loss

So many of the drugs that are prescribed today have a common side effect – HAIR LOSS.  Medications such as:


Weight Loss Pills


Cholesterol Medication

Immune Supressants

Gout Medication


Parkinson’s Medication

High Blood Pressure Medications

Thyroid Medications

Anti-Inflammatory Pills

Blood Thinners

Acne Medication



Ulcer Medication

Do not stop taking any medication without first speaking to your Doctor. Ask your Doctor is there are alternatives without the side effect of hair loss.


We can’t say it enough. So many things can cause women to lose their hair, and in so many different ways.

  • Lupus

  • Diabetes

  • Prescription Drugs

  • Pregnancy

  • Hormonal Changes

  • Thyroid Problems

  • Vitamin Deficiencies

  • Autoimmune Disorders

  • Anxiety or Stress

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

The only effective way to slow down, stop, reverse, or truly accept your hair loss is to find the reason it’s happening in the first place. Stop running in circles, wearing uncomfortable fashion hair, and losing sleep. Sit down with Lynn at Occhi Hair Institute, go through your hair and scalp analysis, and start finding answers.