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Does minoxidil prevent hair loss?

Does minoxidil prevent hair loss?

Sometimes: For some people ,regular use of minoxidil religiously for many years will slow or even reverse hair loss due to aging and loss of hormones ...Read more

Dr. Alan Bauman
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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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Does rogaine (minoxidil) stop hair loss or does it grow new hairs?

Does rogaine (minoxidil) stop hair loss or does it grow new hairs?

Both: Rogaine (minoxidil) increases the effectively blood flow to the hair follicle. The increased blood flow can stabilize further hair loss and also allows some dormant follicles to resume growth. Rogaine (minoxidil) works best to regrow hair on the vertex of the scalp. ...Read more

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Does rogaine (minoxidil) stabilise hair loss?

Does rogaine (minoxidil) stabilise hair loss?

It does in some peop: It may do for some people as it is indicated for that.But in my opinion success with rogain is limited. ...Read more

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Is propecia/proscar effective in stopping balding and hair loss?

Is propecia/proscar effective in stopping balding and hair loss?

Yes: Propecia (finasteride) has been clinically proven to help. In a 5-year study of men with mild to moderate hair loss, 2 out of 3 of the men who took 1 mg of Finasteride daily regrew some hair. However, Propecia (finasteride) has been linked to long term erectile dysfunction. Other treatments exist such as hair transplantation. You may want to explore these options before taking any meds that may have unwanted side effects. ...Read more

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Can rogaine (minoxidil) stop hair loss or does it just grow new hairs?

Generally both: It takes a while so be patient but generally it slows hair loss and promotes new growth as well. ...Read more

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What hair loss product will slow or stop my receding hairline? Im perimenopausal.

What hair loss product will slow or stop my receding hairline? Im perimenopausal.

Hairloss: Rogaine (minoxidil) is over the counter and helps both sexes. Propecia has been shown to help men. There are some findings it may help women, but it is not normally prescribed for females. ...Read more

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How to grow hair and stop hair loss?

stop hair loss: You can stop hair loss by using topical Minoxidil also known as rogaine (minoxidil). If you want to grow hair you will have to see a dermatologist for a prescription medicine. ...Read more

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Will biotin help hair loss from hyperthyroidism?

Will biotin help hair loss from hyperthyroidism?

Hair loss: Biotin is not deficient in hyperthyroid states correction of thyroid status will restore hair loss after 12 to 14 weeks once normal thyroid levels. ...Read more

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Will hair loss from telogen effluvium grow back?

Will hair loss from telogen effluvium grow back?

Telogen effluvium: Because acute telogen effluvium is a reactive process, which resolves spontaneously, treatment usually is limited to reassurance. Any reversible cause of hair shedding, such as poor diet, iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, or medication use, should be corrected. ...Read more

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Does taking HGH cause hair loss?

Does taking HGH cause hair loss?

Not likely, BUT..: But become knowledgable about taking hgh, whether it does anything positive for people and the aging process (i and almost all well-done studies say no). If one has a deficiency in hgh (rare), it may inc bone density, mm mass, increase exercise capacity, but does not increase strength. There r multiple risks: joint/mm pains, carpal tunnel, swelling, large breasts in males...Fagetabotit-:). ...Read more

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Will thyroid replacement stop hair loss?

Will thyroid replacement stop hair loss?

Maybe: If the hair loss is caused by hypothyroidism, then thyroid hormone replacement will stop the hair loss. Often time, the thyroid is not the cause of the hair loss. In that case, thyroid hormone replacement will not do much. You will know if you have thyroid problem through a blood test. If thyroid hormone is low, i would treat it to see if the hair loss will improve. ...Read more

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Will rogaine (minoxidil) for men cause excessive facial hair growth on women?

Will rogaine (minoxidil) for men cause excessive facial hair growth on women?

No: Rogaine (minoxidil) only acts directly where it is applied. Men put it on their scalp in the front receding hairline area of in the back circle of hair loss. Women get more of a female pattern baldness when is overall equal hair loss from the entire scalp. You may use rogaine (minoxidil) for this, but be sure to wash your hands so you don't transfer it to areas where you don't want hair growth to be encouraged! ...Read more

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Does rogaine (minoxidil) really works on women hair loss?

Depends: For hair loss in women....See your doctor. There is testing that needs to be done to determine the cause...Is it female pattern, hormonal, or even related to an underlying condition like thyroid disease or anemia. The treatments vary based on the cause. To answer your specific question though...Yes for certain types of hair loss rogaine (minoxidil) can help women. ...Read more

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Does hair color negatively affect hair loss/ hair thinning due to underactive thyroid?

Does hair color negatively affect hair loss/ hair thinning due to underactive thyroid?

No.: If you mean hair dye, no -- it will make no difference, one way or the other, in your rate of hair loss. The hair will usually grow back once your thyroid level is corrected, however. ...Read more

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Can we stop genetical hair loss?

Can we stop genetical hair loss?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Will estrogen cause hair loss?

No.: The opposite is actually true. Estrogen is actually beneficial for your hair. Female allopecia is multifactorial and not nearly as straight forward as androgenic allopecia seen in "male" pattern balding due to the effects of 5 Alpha reductase. ...Read more

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Hi what remedies can i use to help stop my hair loss and to block this dht?

Hi what remedies can i use to help stop my hair loss and to block this dht?

Rogaine (minoxidil) : Will help prevent further hair loss with androgenic or male pattern hair thinning. If you have other causes like Thyroid or autoimmune or hypovitaminosis,that will require definitive management. ...Read more

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How long does it take to inhibit the effects of DHT which causes hair loss?

How long does it take to inhibit the effects of DHT which causes hair loss?

4-6 months: Although the inhibatory effect is immediate, because of the length of the hair growth cycle it could take up to 6 months to see a measurable change. ...Read more

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Does having a nocturnal emission elevate DHT and cause ANY permanent hair loss in men?

No: The stuff you read online telling you that enjoying your body will make your hair fall out was made up by a cult. It looks like real science. It is total rubbish, a pack of lies, intended to frighten you. Stay away from these websites and the people that peddle this junk. Life is difficult enough without them. ...Read more

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Do fast foods and oily foods cause build up DHT and can cause hair loss in theory or for a fact? I eat tons of fast food and begin MPB

Do fast foods and oily foods cause build up DHT and can cause hair loss in theory or for a fact? I eat tons of fast food and begin MPB

Not connected: It's not "theory" -- it's simply made up, just like the stories about sexual activity of various kinds accelerates baldness. Men get male pattern baldness pretty much in proportion to how much chest hair they're naturally blessed with -- look around you. This stuff is invented by website writers to seem like humanitarians and scholars and ultimately make money. You can see through it. Cheers. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get relife form exccessive production of DHT that is the main cause of hair loss, if it is not genetice reason?

Derm Exam Needed: Ankusdhima22- dht is not the problem if it is not genetically based hair loss- an examination by a dermatologist is needed in order to find the reason for the hair loss. ...Read more

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Dear Doc i have DHT hair loss problem. is Follihair is good for me.what are the advantage of folli hair tablets?

Dear Doc i have DHT hair loss problem. is Follihair is good for me.what are the advantage of folli hair  tablets?

Junk: This is a mix of vitamins and minerals with glitzy packaging targeting people with hair loss. You've self-diagnosed "DHT hair loss". If you've got male pattern baldness, then ask a scientific physician about pharmaceutical and surgical options, or simply accept your genetics and stay fit -- an athletic man looks great regardless of where he does / doesn't have hair. ...Read more

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Hereditary hair loss, if DHT is produced in all men even in men with a full head of hair, then how is it genetic and the main cause of baldness?

Hereditary hair loss, if DHT is produced in all men even in men with a full head of hair, then how is it genetic and the main cause of baldness?

Good question: A good, but tough question. If you are genetically predisposed to the early loss of hair then your hair follicles may not be responding to the Dht that is present. Without seeing you it is always possible that your pattern of hair loss is not genetic. Seeing a dermatologist would be your best option to clarify this and if there would be any treatment necessary. ...Read more

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What are the factors that causing hair loss beside thd DHT ? Are there specific analysis to be taken to know the reason behind hair loss? Thanks

Lots of factors: Hair loss is a complex and multifaceted condition. Many factors can cause hair loss as can many disease. You should see a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Does finasteride block dht? If does, does it also means no hair loss?

Finasteride: It works by preventing testosterone from being converted into Dht (dihydrotestosterone). In order to understand why inhibiting the production of Dht prevents hair loss and allows new hair to grow, one must first know why male pattern baldness occurs. You would take a 1/4 of a pill a day of finasteride. ...Read more

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I take propecia for hair loss. Would taking creatine for my workout be safe? I read it raises DHT levels causing hair loss. Thanks

Save your money: Unless you have a chance to win an olympic medal the small benefit from lifting after taking creatine is negligible. It might increase DHT. But finasteride will reduce DHT. ...Read more

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I have massive hair loss its extreme i can easily see am balding please help me am just 19 is it bc of dht shud i consume lots of black tea? please help

I have massive hair loss its extreme i can easily see am balding please help me am just 19 is it bc of dht shud i consume lots of black tea? please help

Find the cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: Minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male or female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Dihydrotachysterol (Definition)

Dihydrotachysterol is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dht (Definition)

DHT is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more