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February, 2018


To be honest, we've heard claims like this over a dozen times but the reality is, nothing has ever materialized passed "mice". Allegedly, a chemical in McDonald's French Fries has been reported to cure male pattern baldness / hair loss. However, the scientific study that was performed was only on mice. For one, mice don't experience hair loss the same way human beings do. There is no DHT and pattern baldness that anyone is aware of. So what validity, if any is there to this McDonald's french fries cures baldness study? How many people experiencing hair loss have eaten McDonald's french fries excessively and still went bald?


January, 2018


Since Testim is used to increase the amount of testosterone in the body, the body may be producing more DHT (dihydrotestosterone) - the hormone responsible for androgeneic alopecia (genetic hair loss). Since hereditary baldness is triggered by male androgen hormones such as DHT, those indulging in Testim Hormonal Replacement Therapy may want to discuss hair loss and other repercussions of undergoing this treatment with their doctor.


January, 2018


Propecia (finasteride) is the number 1 DHT blocker hair loss treatment for men. Not only does it have a high success rate at stopping the progression of male pattern baldness, it might even thicken thinning hair and in rare instances, could regrow hair on a balding or bald scalp. Side effects are also considered exceptionally rare. However, a handful of men report sexual side effects such as testicular pain and a lack of sex drive. While these are listed as potential side effects that are said to go away after stopping the medication, some men report...

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Sun, 28 Jan 2018 15:43:38 +0000

Is Doing 8000 Grafts with Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Possible and Realistic?

Finally after years, I have decided to do a hair transplant procedure. I have chosen the FUE technique and I think I need minimum 8000 grafts. Does this sound like a good plan? Most well respected hair restoration physicians would argue that unless you have exceptional donor hair density, you won’t have 8000 follicular unit […]

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 16:15:53 +0000

Will Harsh Brushing to Alleviate Scalp Itch After Hair Transplant Surgery Damage the Grafts?

My scalp was itching 3 weeks after my hair restoration procedure, so I used a bristle brush and harshly scratched my scalp. Now I’m worried that I’ve ruined the chances of getting a good result. Am I in danger of getting poor hair growth? Ten days after hair transplant surgery, the grafts are firm and […]

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:46:11 +0000

How Long to Wait in Between Hair Transplants?

How long should someone wait for a second hair transplant to optimize the scar? I often hear 12 months quoted as the waiting period before the second procedure, but isn’t that more about seeing the full results from the first one? Is there any benefit of waiting more than 12 months to get a thinner […]

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 06:49:03 +0000

Highlights from the 2017 ISHRS (International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery) Scientific Meeting in Prague

In October of 2017, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) held its annual scientific meeting in Czech Republic. The annual meeting brings together many of the world’s leading hair transplant surgeons and hair loss researchers to discuss advancements in medical and surgical hair restoration. Background on the ISHRS The International Society of Hair […]