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Best Dht Blocker
Revivogen is a topical DHT blocker and is formulated to not be systemically absorbed so there are no "post fin" side effects. What's your opinion?
Not great: There is already data in regards to topical topical finasteride and topical fluridil, both of which are topical antiandrogens. The data isn't impressive at all. Remember, anything that can be absorbed into the skin can be absorbed into the body(systemically) though it doesn't mean that it happens in large quantities. If you're that interested in treatment consider sticking more main stream. ...Read more
DHT dihydrotestoster: onE Male hormone responsible for androgenetic alopecia, or male pattern hair loss and female pattern hair loss, it causes follicular miniaturization. Shrinking hair follicles produce weaker, ‘wispy’ hair, and eventually, if left untreated, DHT can cause hair to stop growing altogether. There is one clinically proven medication that blacks DHT, the oral tablet Propecia (finasteride). It os approved by FDA. ...Read more
Supplements: Be very cautious of over the counter supplements such as DHT blockers that make claims that are unsupported by scientific evidence. Many of these supplements are poorly regulated and poorly studied. Although there is no reason to think it would affect birth control there are no studies showing it is safe either. ...Read more
Can i take a DHT blocker pill and my birthcontrol amethia without any interactions between the two daily?
DHT interaction w BC: There shouldn't be interactions. However, for any medication that you take, if you notice any reaction like hives, rash, tingling of your mouth/throat or difficulty with breathing, stop it immediately & consult your doctor. If reaction is bad, call 911. It's a good idea to review all the medications you are taking with your doctor before you start a new one to review potential interactions. ...Read more