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Doctor insights on: Homemade Hair Growth Remedies

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What's a good remedy for hair growth for woman ?

What's a good remedy for hair growth for woman ?

Hair Growth: Minoxidil 2% for women is effective for most women, check with your doctor to see if there are any reservations for you at your age.This treatment is generally for women older than yourself who are losing hair or hair is thinning. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does laser hair removal actually work in reducing/killing hair growth & if so does the home remedy tria laser work just as well?

Does laser hair removal actually work in reducing/killing hair growth & if so does the home remedy tria laser work just as well?

Laser Hair Removal: Yes, laser hair removal can be very effective in reducing unwanted hair. At home hair removal products do not really work well compared to the top of the line laser hair removal machines you find at physicians' offices. ...Read more

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Does prp treatment effective for growth of hair on men scalp?

Does prp treatment effective for growth of hair on men scalp?

Maybe: Platelet rich plasma is thought to have growth factors and cytokines that rejuvenate skin and perhaps hair follicles and matrix. As mono therapy it probably isn't so great but it may help hair transplantation Propecia (finasteride) or Minoxidil work better. ...Read more

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24 year old lady and has fast hair growth on chin and other areas. Need home remedies.Please help!

24 year old lady and has fast hair growth on chin and other areas. Need home remedies.Please help!

Hair Removal: The best and easiest way to remove unwanted chin hair is plucking or tweezing. If there are only a couple of hairs on the chin it may be best to get rid of them with a pair of tweezers. This method might be slightly painful but gives you the desired results immediately. Some people even use hair removal creams to eliminate chin hair. ...Read more

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What are home remedies can be used for facial hair growth?

What are home remedies can be used for facial hair growth?

None: Laser hair removal best, most effective and permanent. Nothing at home will improve, and may worsen. ...Read more

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Why do doctors never EVER recommend herbal remedies even if there is a legitimate chance they might work? Asked about rosemary 4 hair growth said no..

Why do doctors never EVER recommend herbal remedies even if there is a legitimate chance they might work? Asked about rosemary 4 hair growth said no..

Legitimate chance?: "Never EVER" is a pretty strong statement! There are plenty of docs on HealthTap who recommend non-pharmacologic options, eg herbs, etc. But what is considered a "legitimate chance"? We base our recommendations on (published, peer-reviewed) evidence as best we can. There're herb quality control issues too. Check out http://www.drugs.com/npp/rosemary.html. I didn't see any mention of hair growth. ...Read more

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Hair growth problem?

Hair growth problem?

See Derm: A dermatologist can provide you with some remedies for increasing your hair growth, or decreasing it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What simulates hair growth?

What simulates hair growth?

SIMULATING HAIR GROW: I THINK YOU MEAN WHAT STIMULATES HAIR GROWTH. GOOD DIET, EXERCISE, AND VITAMINS AND SUPPLEMENTS THAT YOUR PCP MIGHT RECOMMEND. ...Read more

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Ways to enhance hair growth?

Minoxidil/propecia: These are currently two of the most popular options available bt there are many other suggested treatments including surgical options. ...Read more

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How can I increase hair growth?

How can I increase hair growth?

Diet: Cut back on fatty foods and eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and fish. I know diet seems unrelated to your hair, but it makes a huge difference. It also improves your body at the same time. You may want to take some vitamin tablets, but i suggest you ask someone behind the counter for advice on which ones are best for your hair growth. Most recommended seems to be b-complex. ...Read more

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Which factors affects hair growth?

Which factors affects hair growth?

Multiple Factors: General health. Thyroid function. Stress. Also depends where the hair is located. ...Read more

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How to stimulate Hair growth in face?

How to stimulate Hair growth in face?

Different ancestors: Be grateful you are not burdened by an itchy bush on your face. Enjoy who you are. The amount and type of facial hair is largely determined by genetics. Nothing you can do about it. But why would you want to??? ...Read more

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What causes excess female hair growth?

What causes excess female hair growth?

Excessive hair: Women normally produce low levels of male hormones (androgens). If your body makes too much of this hormone, you may have unwanted hair growth.In most cases, the exact cause is never identified. It tends to run in families. In general, hirsutism is a harmless condition. But many women find it bothersome, or even embarrassing. ...Read more

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What is a good product for hair growth?

What is a good product for hair growth?

Seek Qualified Help: Before you go 'shopping' for hair growth products, treatments &services, the first most important thing to do is find a doctor qualified to diagnose, measure, treat &track your hair loss/hair growth over time. Unfortunately, few doctors have the time, knowledge &motivation to do this. Effective treatments are often stopped too soon, before results are realized! you need a pro on your side! ...Read more

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Does shaving head increases hair growth?

Does shaving head increases hair growth?

No: It appears to grow faster as there's nothing to compare it to. The idea that hair and nails grow on the dead is another myth. ...Read more

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What can I take to extend my hair growth?

What can I take to extend my hair growth?

Hair growth: There is nothing that will actually promote the growth of hair or the speed at which it grows. In men who are losing their hair, we can use medicines to help keep their hair, but that does not usually result in any rate change in the hair. Unfortunately we have nothing similar for females and nothing that will make it grow faster or longer. Very gentle haircare is advised. ...Read more