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Can rogaine (minoxidil) really work?

Can rogaine (minoxidil) really work?

Rogaine (minoxidil) benefits: Topical Minoxidil (rogaine) has been shown to be beneficial for regrowth and maintenance of scalp vertex hair in clinical studies. ...Read more

Dr. James Eitner
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Will rogaine (minoxidil) foam work on a beard?

Hard to say: We know it works well for the scalp, but for other areas its not proven. However, rogaine (minoxidil) is no longer expensive, and if you have thin areas in your beard, or areas where your beard has lost hair, i would definitely try rogaine (minoxidil), twice daily for 6 months. ...Read more

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Does rogaine (minoxidil) actually work for receding hairline?

80%: Rogaine (minoxidil) works about 60-80% of the time, however you won't know if it works without giving it a try. Best of luck. www.associatedplasticsurgeons.com. ...Read more

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How does rogaine (minoxidil) work on hair growth?

Unknown: The most current thinking is that rogaine (minoxidil) directly stimulates the hair follicle to produce hair. It seems to turn on the on-off signal. ...Read more

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How does rogaine (minoxidil) work to cause hair growth?

According to them: "the exact mechanism of action of rogaine (minoxidil) is uncertain. However, researchers believe that rogaine (minoxidil) works in part by partially enlarging the hair follicles and reversing the miniaturization process. By enlarging miniaturized follicles, the growth phase of the hair cycle is prolonged, allowing the hair to become longer and thicker looking and with more follicles in the growth phase at the same time.". ...Read more

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Can rogaine (minoxidil) work for people with hypothyroidism?

Can rogaine (minoxidil) work for people with hypothyroidism?

It can: But nothing works as well as it should until your thyroid levels are returned to normal with an appropriate dose of brand name T4 replacement. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Exactly how does rogaine (minoxidil) work to cause hair growth?

Exactly how does rogaine (minoxidil) work to cause  hair growth?

Two ways: Minoxidil makes hair follicles wider so your hair is thicker. It also increases the growth phase of your hair so that you grow longer hair and more strands of hair. Unfortunately, this isn't a permanent one time only treatment. You need to continue using Minoxidil to maintain your hair growth. ...Read more

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Does rogaine (minoxidil) really work? Hair dresser left bleach on 2 Lon 4mo ago & hair fell out/thinned out. It's grown out & thicker. One area is thinned out tho

Does rogaine (minoxidil) really work? Hair dresser left bleach on 2 Lon 4mo ago & hair fell out/thinned out. It's grown out & thicker. One area is thinned out tho

Rogaine (minoxidil) does work: Rogaine (minoxidil) does work. It was originally thought to help with high blood pressure but wasnt very good. The side effect was hair growth. However your problem is not hair loss. You have hair damage and in time your hair should grow back. Make sure to aleays discuss your wants with the hair dresser and stay in the moment. If you are texting and so are they then whos watching your hair? ...Read more

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Will rogaine (minoxidil) work if loss of hair is due to stress?

Will rogaine (minoxidil) work if loss of hair is due to stress?

To some extent.: Rogaine (minoxidil) is intended for hereditary baldness, but it can be helpful in cases of temporary hair loss, by "jump starting" the regrowth. Just ignore the paragraph in the package insert that says your hair will fall out again if you stop using it; that's only true for hereditary baldness. ...Read more

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Does rogaine (minoxidil) for beard work?

It May: Rogaine (minoxidil) is approved for application on the scalp to grow hair as an over the counter product. Trying it in other areas may work, but more likely you would benefit from a medical evaluation and other therapies (some people do hair transplant to missing beard hair areas!). ...Read more

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Is there any downside to taking rogaine (minoxidil) besides the fact it might not work?

Rogain: Yes other side effects which include and not limited to these 1severe allergic reaction like with any drug 2unwanted facial hair growth 3chest pain 4dizziness 5fast heartbeat 6sudden unexplained weight gain 7swelling og hands and feet many people have no side effects, but one can get and to add to all these the cost of the med these are the only downside to your query. ...Read more

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I sometimes use rogaine (minoxidil) twice a day, but other days when i can't find time for two applications only once. Will it still work?

I sometimes use rogaine (minoxidil) twice a day, but other days when i can't find time for two applications only once. Will it still work?

Yes: But best results with twice a day every day for years. Generic minoxidil is just as effective at lower cost. Some people respond much more than others. Newer, more effective therapies are likely in the future. ...Read more

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Does rogaine (minoxidil) for women really work? Im 19 and my hair is kind of growing slowly

Yes: Hair grows 1 cm per month. Nothing makes it grow faster. If you use Minoxidil religously twice a day for the next 60 years you will have a little more scalp hair than if you do not use it. ...Read more

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My eyebrows and hair fallout a lot and my eyebrows don't grow back atall or grow really fast . I even used rogaine (minoxidil) to grow my eyebrows &didn't work .

My eyebrows and hair fallout a lot and my eyebrows don't grow back atall or grow really fast . I even used rogaine (minoxidil) to grow my eyebrows &didn't work .

See your doctor: In some cases, hypothyroidism (low thyroid activity) can cause hair loss from your head and eyebrows. Please see your physician for evaluation of thyroid function and overall health. ...Read more

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