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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

8
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

5
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

4
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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