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How do I stop up my male pattern baldness?

How do I stop up my male pattern baldness?

Invest: There is no way to stop or cure male pattern baldness. However there are several things that have been proven to slow the process. Rogaine (minoxidil) works and its over the counter. You just have to stick to it. Prescription Propecia works too. Final there is transplant surgery. All cost some $$, so decide what works best for you. Read more

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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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Ways to stop male pattern baldness? My aunt hadit

Ways to stop male pattern baldness? My aunt hadit

Hair loss: The three most effective ways to stop male pattern hairless are: topical rogine for men which is over the counter, Propecia which is a prescription oral medication and hairmax lasercomb which can be purchased over the internet. If I had to rank them, Propecia with rogaine (minoxidil) would be first then rogaine (minoxidil) alone, then the hairmax lasercomb. These products have science behind them. Read more

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How to stop the signs of male pattern baldness, can you help me?

How to stop the signs of male pattern baldness, can you help me?

Options: If this is indeed male pattern baldness, your options are medications (any physician can provide these), specialist surgery, and/or embracing your masculinity and your genetics. 95% of good looks for a man is physical fitness. Photo guy seems happy with himself -- perhaps this is your opportunity to get back into the fitness lifestyle you enjoyed as a teen. Read more

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What natural medications or herbs can I use to reverse or stop male pattern baldness at age 18?

What natural medications or herbs can I use to reverse or stop male pattern baldness at age 18?

ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted. You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA. With supplements start low and go slow. Read more

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Does Nioxin system 2 stops male pattern baldness?? or it increases hair fall? Should I use it>

Does Nioxin system 2 stops male pattern baldness?? or it increases hair fall? Should I use it>

Save your money: This product may make your hair look nice and even seem thicker but it does nothing to reverse or prevent hair loss from male pattern baldness.
The only really effective drugs for this are minoxidil and finasteride. Read more

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I am almost 19.I have kind of a norwood 2, more hair thn norwood 2 hair line. Is it a male pattern baldness? Any ways I can stop it or slow the process?

I am almost 19.I have kind of a norwood 2, more hair thn norwood 2 hair line. Is it a male pattern baldness? Any ways I can stop it or slow the process?

Listen man!: ALL normally-masculinized men have some regression of the hairline on the temple at age 19-20. Male pattern baldness is programmed and generally proceeds at a rate in direct proportion to how much chest hair you're naturally blessed with. If you do start losing beyond your temples, your physician can explain Rx's or you may decide to embrace what Nature gave you, get super-fit, and look great. Read more

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I'm suffering from a male pattern baldness. What can I do to make it stop. Minoxidil and finastride did not work?

I'm 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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I have male pattern baldness. Do I have to stop bodybuilding because it leads to high testosterone which converts into DHT leading to hairfall?

I have male pattern baldness. Do I have to stop bodybuilding because it leads to high testosterone which converts into DHT leading to hairfall?

Bodybuilding OK: I don't think this is a realistic concern. Even if you stop bodybuilding your hair is going to do what your heritage dictates. Read more

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How do I slow down my male pattern baldness?

How do I slow down my male pattern baldness?

Medications: Minoxidil and Propecia (finasteride) are two fda approved medical treatments for male pattern baldness. New research suggesting the involvement of the prostaglandin d receptor in the development of this condition suggest that inhibitors to this receptor may also be effective. Read more

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Hi docs, would monostat 7 (yes, the vaginal cream) fix my male pattern baldness?

Hi docs, would monostat 7 (yes, the vaginal cream) fix my male pattern baldness?

No: Sorry, friend. Your choices are medication (ask your general physician), surgery (ask a specialist), or deciding to embrace your genetics and masculinity and otherwise look your best like photo guy. I hope you get the outcome you want. Best wishes. Read more

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What is male pattern baldness?

What is male pattern baldness?

Androgenic Alopecia: Male pattern baldness is a hereditary condition that results in thinning or baldness of the temples, frontal scalp, and/or crown. The sides and back of the scalp are unaffected. It is well known that a hormone, dihidrotestosterone (dht), results in miniturization of the hair follicles, causing the hair to thin and become fine.
Treatments include topical 5% rogaine (minoxidil) (otc) & Propecia 1mg daily (rx). Read more

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What causes male pattern baldness?

What causes male pattern baldness?

Male pattern baldnes: Usually there is a genetic predisposition. Excessive activity of the adrenal or pituitary glands can also cause this along with polycystic ovarian syndrome in women. Certain drugs can also cause this type of hair loss including steroids and testosterone Progesterone and adrenocortical steroids. Read more

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What really causes male pattern baldness?

Hair loss: Male pattern baldness is another way of saying a patient has an inherited form of hair loss. Unfortunately we cannot change a patient's genetic predisposition. Read more

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What can be done for male pattern baldness?

What can be done for male pattern baldness?

A short list: Topical rogaine, (minoxidil) Finasteride pills, transplants or hairpieces. There are some lasers that purport to grow hair (dubious but possible). Other options may be highly advertised but are ripoffs. Read more

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What work best to treat male pattern baldness?

What work best to treat male pattern baldness?

Hair transplants: Hair transplants are the most effective by far. Propecia (finasteride) can be tried as well. Read more

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How do you tell who will get male pattern baldness?

How do you tell who will get male pattern baldness?

ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted. You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA. With supplements start low and go slow. Read more

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Is male pattern baldness is completely controlled? Thx

Is male pattern baldness is completely controlled? Thx

Male Pattern: Male pattern baldness is related to your genes and male sex hormones. It usually follows a pattern of receding hairline and hair thinning on the crown, and is caused by hormones and genetic predisposition.
Treatments include Minoxidil and propecia (finasteride). The medications together are about 83% effective. Read more

Men (Definition)

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