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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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October, 2017

Sunday

No, unlike the hair loss drug Propecia (finasteride), Rogaine does not have the potential to produce sexual side effects. Th is because of the very different way in which the two drugs work. Read More

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October, 2017

Wednesday

Coalition hair restoration physician Dr. Jerry Cooley is one of the original pioneers of platelet rich plasma (PRP) with regards to hair loss and hair restoration. He has spent over a decade to come up with his current protocol used for his patients today. Read More

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September, 2017

Monday

Rogaine has only been tested and FDA approved for hair loss on the scalp, more specifically, the balding crown. However, since unwanted body hair growth has been found to be a reported side effect especially in women who use the stronger 5% minoxidil, in my opinion, Rogaine can and may enhance body hair growth by making it thicker and darker. Read More

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August, 2017

Saturday

Proscar is a drug used for the treatment of enlarged prostate (BPH). The drug contains finasteride, the same active ingredient as the hair loss treatment Propecia. The only difference between the two is that Propecia contains 1mg finasteride while Proscar contains 5mg finasteride. Read More

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August, 2017

Tuesday

While Avodart was not manufactured or marketed for the purpose of treating hair loss, its active ingredient dutasteride may just be more effective in treating male pattern hair loss than finasteride, the active ingredient in Propecia. Propecia (which contains finasteride) has been clinically tested and approved by the FDA for treating hair loss. But unlike finasteride, dutasteride works to inhibit both type I and II 5-alpha-reductase enzymes preventing the formation of even more DHT (dihydrotestosterone). Finasteride only blocks type II, making dutasteride more potent. Read More

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July, 2017

Friday

To date, Propecia, which contains the active ingredient finasteride is still the only FDA approved DHT inhibitor or antiandrogen treatment for hair loss. Finasteride however, can be found in medications other than Propecia like Proscar. Proscar is typically prescribed for BPH or benign prostatic hyperplasia - an enlarged prostrate. Propecia, the actual hair loss treatment contains 1mg of finasteride while Proscar contains 5mg... Read More

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July, 2017

Thursday

In May of this year, researchers at the University of California San Francisco published the results of a hair growth study suggesting that defects in ​regulatory T cells or "tregs" could play a role in male pattern baldness as well as other forms of alopecia hair loss. Read More

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May, 2017

Wednesday

While many balding men and women alike have been and continue to wait for a hair loss cure to be discovered, a few solutions exist that can restore hair to thinning and even completely bald areas. Regrowing hair in completely bald areas is extremely rare even with proven hair loss treatment options like Propecia (finasteride) and Rogaine (minoxidil). However, today's state of the art surgical hair restoration in the hands of an experienced surgeon is proven to grow hair in completely bald areas and produce an appearance so natural that even hairstylists can't detect them. Read More


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