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Gotu Kola:  An Effective Herbal Hair Loss Treatment?

1 January, 2008


Gotu Kola has been said to support the integrity of collagen in the skin and hair expansion. It has been used to aid the healing of minor wounds and skin irritations, help assure blood vessel integrity, promote circulation, including to the brain, and to help concentration and memory. Gotu Kola is typically taken orally. Hair loss sufferers seeking hair loss help often turn to non surgical herbal hair loss treatments to combat agaist balding. But unlike hair loss drugs that have been FDA approved for safety and efficacy, there are no guidelines on herbal hair loss supplements. Therefore, one must proceed with extreme caution and spend much time researching these supposed hair loss herbal remedies in order to determine whether or not they work as claimed. Read More

Hair Loss Myth: Stress Causes Genetic Hair Loss

27 December, 2007


As a hair loss sufferer starts researching the causes of baldness and real hair restoration treatments, it starts to become obvious the contradictory information that is out there. What is the real cause of hair loss? Which hair loss drugs are effective in regrowing hair? One such hair loss myth to be found out there is that stress causes genetic hair loss. Though there are extremely rare circumstances when certain types of traumatic stress can cause sudden hair loss, the every day normal stressors of life will not cause male pattern baldness (MPB) or female pattern baldness (FPB). The type of hair loss caused by traumatic stress is not related to genetics at all. In fact, it is typically characterized by sudden hair shedding, in many cases, all over the scalp (like telogen effluvium) as opposed to a specific hair loss pattern such as the norwood scale or ludwig scale typical of those suffering from genetic hair loss. Read More

Top Hair Restoration Transformations in 2007!

18 December, 2007


Thanks to the advancements in hair loss medication and hair transplantation, hair loss sufferers now have the ability to take control over their balding condition. Below are several real patient experiences and before/after hair restoration photos. Read More

Hair Loss Myth: Balding Is Genetically Linked to Motherís Father

17 December, 2007


Hair loss sufferers often want to know the origin of their balding problem. Though there are varying types of hair loss, the most common type is Androgenetic Alopecia (genetic hair loss) also known as male pattern baldness in men or female pattern baldness in women. But if hereditary hair loss is genetic, how is it linked back to us? Many people are under the impression that genetic balding patterns for men are inherited strictly from the mother's father. Likewise, it is believed by many that female hair loss patterns are inherited strictly from the father's side of the family. Read this entire article for more information. Read More

Hair Loss Sufferer Seeks Surgical Hair RestorationTo Restore Hair

11 December, 2007


Hair restoration surgery can certainly be viable option for hair loss suffering men and women who have developed realistic goals. Research and selection of a quality hair loss doctor is the key to a successful experience. Read More

Hair Loss Myth: Wearing a Hat Causes Hair Loss

5 December, 2007


Though hair loss causes can range from genetics (male pattern baldness, female pattern baldness) to various physicial and psychological medical conditions, wearing a hat does not cause or facilitate baldness. This is a hair loss myth. Read More

Hair Loss Myth: Cutting My Hair Will Make it Grow Back Thicker

5 December, 2007


There are many hair loss causes including genetic hair loss (male pattern baldness, female pattern baldness), diffuse alopecia (such as telogen effluvium), traction alopecia, etc. While hereditary hair loss is caused by genes, the other conditions causing baldness can come from various physicial and psychological conditions. Unfortunately, cutting your hair will not thicken or help you regrow hair. Read this hair loss article as to why this is a hair loss myth. Read More

How Can I Treat my Genetic Hair Loss Condition?

30 November, 2007


Hair loss sufferers are seeking hair loss help worldwide in order to regrow hair. But which treatments for hair loss actually work? Read this hair loss blog to read about hair loss treatments that may help you win the fight against future hair loss and maybe even regrow hair. Read More

How Long does it take for Propecia to work?

26 November, 2007


Propecia (finasteride) works by blocking the production of 5-alpha reductase enzymes which when combined with testosterone creates dihydrotestosterone (DHT) - the hormone responsible for hereditary hair loss. Chemically speaking, Propecia starts to work right away however, it might take up to 3 months for hair loss to lessen. Read More

What are the Most Effective Hair Loss Treatments?

23 November, 2007


Currently, there are only two FDA approved hair loss treatments for Androgenetic Alopecia (hereditary hair loss) which include Propecia (finasteride) and Rogaine (minoxodil). Read this article to learn more about these hair loss medications and others that may help regrow hair. Read More

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