Thanks for this. Im 37 and the MPB came on strong about 2 years ago. I have been using minoxidil for about 8 months. Im not sure its working so great, getting pretty discouraged, but always good to know theres people out there in the same boat with the same worries and problems. Thanks again for the advice.
Domen, Great article, I’m 47 and I’ve been on finansreride and RegenPure DR shampoo for 3 years and don’t have much hair loss any more. However, all the loss happened prior. Do you think getting on minoxodil could help with new growth? Or transplant is the only option ?
Crash Dieting can be very dangerous because it throws your body’s hormones out of balance if your thyroid gland is not functioning properly, as often happens when you drastically lose or gain weight. When your hormones fall out of balance, your testosterone can easily change to dihydrotestosterone, thereby killing follicle cells. In other words, diet in healthy ways.
From what I’ve seen and read they can be quite effective–but come with several risks (scarring and unnatural-looking hairline come to mind). I haven’t dwelled much into it, but basically got FUT (follicular unit transfer), FUE (follicular unit extraction) and DHI (direct hair implant)–which is the newest, similar to FUE, most costly and provides the best results in most cases.
24 y/o male. Thinking of starting the big 3 as my hair is a distinct v shape now. Best plan of attack. Get on fin 1mg daily, do I need to use the min all over my head or just the temple areas where it has receeded? That part confuses me the most, why would I need to use it all over my head if only my temples and hairline have receeded?
In my own experience, my sex life remained exactly the same. There are a lot of other factors which contribute to a higher libido and better erections. (for example healthy food and limiting masturbation).
The answer is yes, but it may be contributing factor along with other reasons. Yes, stress and hair loss can be related. According to Mayo clinic Trichologists and Psychiatrists three types of hair loss that can be associated with high stress levels are:
Hey man this was life saving article for me thank you so much… but I’ve still a doubt on finasteride. I saw many articles on finasteride all were negative about side affects.. My doctor advised me to take finasteride of 2.5mg daily for 90days.. what do you think is it good advice to take finasteride of 2.5mg daily??? I’m too young to lose my sex drive
If you’re a lady and can remember the one difference in directions (or just scope out the instructions online) we recommend saving the cash. Similarly, you could go generic with Equate Hair Regrowth Treatment for Men or Costco’s Kirkland Signature Hair Regrowth Treatment Minoxidil Foam for Men. These alternatives offer the same percentage of active minoxidil and near-identical inactive ingredients for as little as half the price — a great option for both genders unless you want in on Rogaine’s Real Results Program and iPhone app, which are designed to help men stay motivated via daily reminders to use the product, plus advice, support, and a tracker for encouragement (think: Fitbit for your hairline).
“I was devastated when I realized my hair was thinning. Hair loss is embarrassing and I lost my confidence. I was fed up with losing hair. I wanted to do something about it. I was lucky to find out about Keranique. With the Keranique System, I have been pleasantly surprised by the amazing hair growth results. My hairline has grown fuller and thicker and longer. Bald spots are gone.”
im 19 and I lost like 75% of my hair over a small period of 3 months, not in a pattern, thinning out all over. Im a very healthy individual but I have stress in my life like everyone else. Why the hell is this happening and how could I get it back?
More hair in your brush may not be the beginning of the end for your tresses. Roberts says there are times when some extra hair loss is normal — for women, that includes during menopause and after pregnancy.
I’m 33 and I still have quite a full hair line. I was facing mild hair loss until recently I’m noticing a lot of shedding, I’ve been on Propecia for the past year though. I’m not sure if Propecia is not effective on me anymore or it was kind of limiting hair fall until now. I’m even doubting that it could be MPB but do you think The Big Three would also help even if it wasn’t an MPB case?
You must know there is real concern out there about finasteride causing severe depression in men, leading to suicide in some cases. I understand there are at least a few major lawsuits in progress. What’s your take on this?