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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?

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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Can minoxidil really work for hair loss?

Can minoxidil really work for hair loss?

Yes: Yes, Minoxidil was the first fda-approved drug for hair loss. It helps to grow hair especially in those who are starting to lose their hair and want to prevent further hair loss. Those who have lost their hair for a long time may not see much improvement. ...Read more

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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

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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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Steroids will speed up hair loss, but will avodart (dutasteride) or proscar really work to prevent this when on cycle?

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Steroids will speed up hair loss, but will avodart (dutasteride) or proscar really work to prevent this when on cycle?

Do you need it?: Since no known study has been done to specifically address the issues in this Q at least in my 46 yrs in training/practice in urology, I would hesitate to offer any related opinions. However, it is still logical to know what is your specific concern/goal of considering the use of a-alpha reductase inhibitors before embarking such application. More? To http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...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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Why wont rogain work with a receding hairline?

Why wont rogain work with a receding hairline?

Limited effects: Rogaine (minoxidil) clinical trials demonstrated growth of hair in the vertex or crown of the head. Some patients may see growth in the receding hairline regions; limited. Rogaine (minoxidil) can’t grow hair on completely bald scalps. Rogaine (minoxidil) is only effective at delaying hair loss. It is also more effective in women than in men. And again, the reasons for this are not understood. ? Increase in blood flow or chemical. ...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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Will using regaine(minoxidil) and taking finax tablets help avoid hair loss ?

Possibly: however, if baldness or male pattern alopecia runs in your family, the you probably inherited the genetic predisposition for baldness. ...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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Will hydroxycut work to remove 10 pounds and help tone?

Will hydroxycut work to remove 10 pounds and help tone?

Hydroxycut: Hydroxycut was taken off the market at one point as a result of reports of liver problems, seizures, and rhabdomyolysis. It is an herbal supplement and therefore not regulated by the fda. Eating a little less sugar and carbs, and getting a little more exercise in will knock off 10 lbs and you will be healthier for it. Hydroxycut is not something i would recommend. ...Read more

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