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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