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Measuring Female Hair Loss

21 October, 2007


Hair loss is often thought to be a condition that only men experience, however there are over 20 million women that experience hereditary hair loss in the United States alone. The Ludwig and Savin Scale is intended as a measurement tool for women who suffer from Androgenetic Alopecia (female pattern baldness) to determine their level of balding. Read More

Hair Loss is in the Genes

19 October, 2007


There are several types of hair loss however, the most common type is genetic hair loss. Hair follicles are genetically programmed - and therefore, Androgenic Alopecia (hereditary hair loss) is caused by the genes. Here you will read how hereditary hair loss works and and hair loss treatments available. Read More

Propecia or Avodart, which inhibits the hair loss causing effects of DHT best?

17 October, 2007


Hereditary hair loss will affect about half of the American male population. Luckily, in the past few years there have been drug treatments developed that can slow down, completely stop, or even reverse hair loss in some men. While there is still no cure for hair loss, drugs such as Propecia or Avodart have given many men hope for holding on to the hair they have and maybe even regaining some of what they lost. When considering a medicinal regimen, many hair loss sufferers find themselves asking which medication is right for them. This article will help you understand how both Propecia and Advodart inhibit the development of DHT, which acts as the active ingrediant in male pattern baldness. The relative advantages and disadvantages of these hair loss treatments will also be compared, as well as their potential side effects. Read More

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