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April, 2018

Wednesday

Hair loss is very common in men but what's lesser known is how surprisingly common some form or version of hair loss can be in women. Yet, for some reason, people still seem shocked when they see a woman with thinning hair, female pattern baldness or bald spots. The reality is however, women suffer from hair loss too but unlike men who are more than likely experiencing male pattern baldness or androgenetic alopecia, other causes of hair loss in women are typical... Read More

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April, 2018

Tuesday

Men and women experiencing hair loss are always looking for legitimate treatments. Nanogen is one such product that has been mentioned on the hair loss forums recently as a possible "treatment" for hair loss so we thought we'd share more about what we learned about Nanogen. Read More

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March, 2018

Monday

Topical ketoconazole exists in many forms, the most popular of which is contained as the active ingredient in the shampoos Nizoral (both 1% and 2%) and Revita (1%). Many use these shampoos religiously in combination with Propecia (finasteride) and Rogaine (minoxidil)... Read More

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February, 2018

Thursday

Getting approved for membership in the Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians. is an honor reserved for only the best hair transplant surgeons. View this community's standards for Coalition membership. After many years of viewing exceptional examples of excellent results and hundreds of satisfied patients, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Parsa Mohebi has been approved for Coalition membership. Read More

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February, 2018

Thursday

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? Read More

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January, 2018

Wednesday

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. Read More

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January, 2018

Monday

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... Read More

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December, 2017

Friday

Rogaine is a hair growth stimulant and has only been tested and FDA approved for hair loss on the scalp, more specifically, the balding crown. It is not a DHT inhibitor and does nothing to technically stop the progression of male pattern baldness which occurs when DHT attacks the hair follicles Read More

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November, 2017

Tuesday

A synergistic relationship between two or more substances is one that produces an effect greater than the sum of its parts. You can think of it as a "1+1=3" relationship. Read More

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November, 2017

Sunday

Mobile friendly websites have become the standard for internet users due to the popularity of smart phones and tablets. Thus, we are pleased to announce the debut of a modernized and fully responsive, mobile-friendly Hair Loss Learning Center website. Read More


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