Of course, the usual health advice applies. We aren’t medical professionals, and we can’t give you actual medical advice. But you know the drill: De-stress, eat well, sleep enough, and avoid ponytails, braids, and cornrows if you’re experiencing hair loss.
I have been religiously taking Proscar 5mg tabs (pharmacy quarters them for me so roughly I take 1.25mg findesteride a day!) For the past 4 months (havent taken ANYTHIG else). I still have very healthy hair up top but its now rapidly falling out.
It’s still not entirely clear how minoxidil works. And there’s disagreement about how well it works. Used properly — twice a day, massaged deep into the scalp — it slows new hair loss. It also promotes new hair growth, although experts disagree about how much.
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I absolutely love this product! This main thing to remember about a product like this, is that you’re not going to get instant results. Be patient! I’ve noticed a lot of new hair growth but it’s going to take time to actually grow out. Definitely recommend this product to any men with thinning hair or balding. Thanks Bosley.
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What is your opinion on laser combs? I went to the Men’s Club yesterday and they recommended I spend ~$800 to buy a laser band, comb or hat. What is your opinion on how those work? Sounds like snake oil to me. They also recommended I go to my dermatologist to get a prescription to reduce sebum in my hair. I have been on Fin for 11 months, Minox foam 1x/day yet hair shed hasn’t stopped. I do have a prescription for Ketoconazole shampoo but rarely use it. I read in your article that this shampoo does help with Sebum build up so I will try that. Any other recommendations for sebum reduction?
Sound overboard? Maybe. But consider this: Treating hair loss is a lifelong commitment. Minoxidil (as well as finasteride) stop working if you don’t use them continually. Daily reminders and an online community might come in handy, especially if you’re the type of person who forgets to, say, take out the trash every week. Losing your hair can be a stressful and anxious experience, and no other brand seems to understand this more than Rogaine, which does everything short of holding your hand while you apply the actual product.
After three months of applying the $88-a-month serum, Ms. Imhof was so excited by the results that she overcame her embarrassment about the subject and posted her own before-and-after photos on Facebook.
Minoxidil was first used in tablet form as a medicine to treat high blood pressure (an antihypertensive). It was noticed that patients being treated with minoxidil experienced excessive hair growth (hypertrichosis) as a side effect. Further research showed that applying a solution of minoxidil directly to the scalp could also stimulate hair growth. The amount of minoxidil absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream is usually too small to cause internal side effects.
In the past few years, medicine has made tremendous strides in the treatment of men’s hair loss. With the advent of 5-alpha-reductace inhibitors such as Propecia and the evolution of surgical hair restoration, living with noticeable hair loss is no longer inevitable. For the first time in the history it is now possible to stop or slow the progression of hair loss and to replace lost hair through surgery with completely natural results.
The American Hair Loss Association still recommends the drug for those who have not responded favorably to finasteride treatment or for those who would like to add another product to their regimen. The AHLA does not recommend minoxidil as the first line of attack for men suffering with male pattern baldness, but does recognize it as an effective treatment for a small percentage of its users.
I’ve been using the Somaluxe Shampoo now for 4-5 months now and I love it. I’ve noticed a HUGE difference. My hair grows faster and its thicker….Don’t expect this to grow hair where you lost it. It’s not going to happen. But to stop and prevent hair from falling out, this is great
If you try leaving your shampoo in for a little while it should grow thick and long. I have had thick hair ever since I started using Loreal’s total repair 5 shampoo and the condidioner. So leave in the shampoo and conditioner for a little while then rinse and brush then let it air dry…DO NOT BLOW DRY!(Very bad for your hair)…and your hair should grow thick and strong!
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Do not use if : You have no family history of hair loss. Your hair loss is sudden and/or patchy. Your hair loss is associated with childbirth. You do not know the reason for your hair loss. You are under 18 years of age. Do not use on babies and children. Your scalp is red, inflamed, infected, irritated, or painful. You use other medicines on the scalp. May be harmful if used when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stop use and ask a doctor if these occur : chest pain, rapid heartbeat, faintness, or dizziness occurs sudden, unexplained weight gain occurs, your hands or feet swell, scalp irritation or redness occurs, unwanted facial hair growth occurs.
The Pura d’or hair loss prevention shampoo has been the #1 best seller on Amazon in hair and scalp treatments since 2012. It prevents premature hair loss, increases volume, and supports healthy hair growth. The organic shampoo strengthens the hair strands, increases circulation, and promotes fast healthy growth. It nourishes the hair follicles with essential nutrients to reverse any damage and begin the healing process.
But in November, after 10 years of research, Rogaine introduced a new 5 percent minoxidil formulation for women. It’s a mousse (instead of a liquid) that needs to be applied only once a day instead of twice, which means that it can be more easily incorporated into a woman’s evening skin-care routine. Teal replaces the blue and silver palette of the men’s Rogaine, and the packaging bears a lotus flower. (Also last year, Pantene introduced its Hair Regrowth Treatment for Women, which is 2 percent minoxidil.)
There’s a reason so many shampoos and conditioners are coconut-based. Coconut is known for its potent moisturizing abilities. Incidentally, one of the leading reasons for hair loss is having a damaged scalp due to dryness. To naturally reverse fall-out caused by dryness and bring your hair follicles back to good health, massage coconut milk into your roots and let sit for 10 minutes a day.
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