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Does Minoxidil Work
Minoxidil Works, but: Minoxidil promotes improved hair growth from weak follicles. Twice a day, everyday until further notice, is the recommended dosage. Get a HairCheck measurement if you want to track your progress in 90 days, otherwise you'll have to wait 6-12 months to judge. OTC minox (rogaine) is weak & messy. Formula 82M compounded minoxidil goes on dry & is much more powerful. Stop the minox? Lose the result! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does derma rollar with use of minoxidil work? should I use derma rollar at home with out minoxidil
Dermaroller: Good question. To my knowledge, this has not been studied. I would not recommend it as it will SIGNIFICANTLY increase the absorption of minoxidil, which is a drug that lowers the blood pressure. Stick with the 5% or consider using the oral medications that are available and often more effective. ...Read more
What is the question: Finasteride is drug to treat enlarged prostate in men twice your age. Minoxidil is sometimes used for scalp hair loss. The use of this combination MAY help with hair growth ,but it is not an standard treatment. Balding is genetic ,any family member losing scalp hair ?? I send best health wishes ...Read more
5% Minoxidil gives me mild to moderate chest pains and some arm tingling. Would it be recommended to work up to a full dose, try 2% or cease usage?
The Sun Also Rises: That stuff gives you vellus hair, that's fine and soft and doesn't look anything like regular adult hair.As far as I'm concerned it's a waste of time. Not everyone thinks that, however.But in your case trading vellus hair for chest pains and arm tingling (if truly associated) is a losing wager.I'd rather bet that the sun will rise in the West tomorrow.Get a proper exam by a qualified doc for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im suffering from a male pattern baldness.What can I do to make it stop.Minoxidil and finastride did not work?
There is not much: Male pattern baldness is genetically determined in most and there is not much available to stop it except what you have tried alternative medicine specialists recommend biotin in a dose of 500 to 1000 microgram daily and saw palmeto which inhibits conversion of testosterone to Dht in daily dose of 1500 mgm. ...Read more
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