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Rogaine Minoxidil Hair
Am using rogaine (minoxidil) for hair loss since few months. I have frizzy hair and am living in humid environment. Does rogaine (minoxidil) makes hair more frizzy, dry, dull?
Rogaine (minoxidil) for hairloss: Hair dryness and scalp itching can be caused by some formulations containing minixodil (Rogaine). If you are using the liquid dropper version, you might try using the foam version, which seems to have fewer scalp effects. Remember, avoid getting it ON your hair, because that can cause the dryness you describe. Apply it ONLY to the scalp, and allow it to dry completely before styling your hair. ...Read more
I have telogen effluvium. Does womens rogaine (minoxidil) stop hair loss or only grow it. If it stops hair loss how long does it take?
Both: It will both stabilize the loss and encourage new growth. It may take 6 months to see results. ...Read more
Female hair loss. Bloodwork gr8. BAD rogaine (minoxidil) reaction. Hair specialist said it'll get worse, non-surgical hair restoration only option. Cant afford! Help!
Minoxidil Works!: The active hair growth ingredient in FDA-app'd Rogaine=minoxidil. When used properly & consistently, Minoxidil helps weak follicles grow thicker, longer & more pigmented hair. In hereditary hair loss, Minoxidil stimulates & keeps hair follicles in the growing (Anagen) phase. If you're not experiencing hair thinning, results are less dramatic. It takes months to measure results. Seek an ABHRS MD. ...Read more
Vehicle: Unfortunately, the medication has to be dissolved in a vehicle that can penetrate the scalp and act on the hair follicle. The original vehicle contains propylene glycol, ethyl alcohol, and water. The new foam rogaine (minoxidil) is supposed to dissolve more rapidly and leave less residue, but neither formulation are particularly good for styling hair. ...Read more
Lets say I start rogaine (minoxidil) and my hair comes back. If I stop it will it all fall back out? I heard that you can loose more hair than before.
Lets say I start rogaine (minoxidil) and my hair comes back. If I stop it will it all fall back out? I heard that you can loose more hair than before. True?
I've been on propecia for a few years & am now 45. Will rogaine (minoxidil) help my hair grow thicker?
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 wasn't 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 who's watching your hair? ...Read more
It is not indicated: It is only approved for pattern alopecia of the scalp. ...Read more
What mite b best procedure 4 woman w SEVERELY thinning hair, not genetic, all bloodwrk fine, BAD reaction 2 rogaine (minoxidil).Agoraphobic now! Hair transplant? Or?
Get checked: A complete history and physical with lab work to rule out hormonal, nutritional, autoimmune causes for hair thinning would be appropriate! After that it will be easier for your doctor to proceed with recommendations ...Read more
Good for some: It has been successful in younger that 45 year olds. It will only cause the maturation of vellus hairs to terminal hairs so you need soft vellus hairs to still be present. ...Read more
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
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
Yes: Depends on the type of hair problem. Side effects not common, consisting of local irritation or allergy. ...Read more
Could someone take biotin at the same time as the topical rogaine (minoxidil) cream to grow hair?
Yes: Rogaine (minoxidil) is an anti-andrigen agent while biotin is a vitamin. Different methods of action and affect. Biotin supplements what may be a deficiency in the diet allowing for a stronger hair follicle. The rogaine (minoxidil) inhibits the negative effects of testosterone on the hair follicle. ...Read more
Can rogaine (minoxidil) be used for hair growth on scalp hair as well for women how is it used? Is it good for women?
Rogaine (minoxidil): For women and men, use rogaine (minoxidil) for men because it is 5% and is the strongest. Rogaine (minoxidil) is applied twice a day but one you start using rogaine (minoxidil) you will have to use it the rest of your life otherwise the hair will stop growing and will fall out. ...Read more