Recent advances in the understanding of male pattern hair loss mean we’re closer than ever to a cure. But there’s a lot of information out there, and it’s sometimes a matter of connecting the dots and seeing the links. In this article, we’ll look at two related hair loss therapies and the common links between them.
Could it really be that simple? Aspirin, one of oldest and most widely available medicines, may hold the key to stopping hair loss. We know it’s helpful for reducing inflammation – a common side effect of male pattern hair loss – but it also fits with recent breakthroughs in hair loss research. So, can aspirin stop hair loss?
There’s no magic bullet that cures hair loss completely. But natural hair loss treatments can be effective. What’s more, not everyone is comfortable taking prescription drugs. This article compiles the products, supplements, and treatments that really work to stop hair loss naturally. Based on clinical trials, theory, and community experimentation, this is the ultimate guide to natural hair loss treatments!
It may look like a medieval torture device, but many people – including celebrities – are fans of the derma roller. Commonly used to improve the appearance of skin, this device shows promise as a hair loss treatment too. In fact, a 2013 study showed excellent hair regrowth in those treated. So does it work? Read on to find out whether using a derma roller for hair loss is a good idea or whether it’s just a painful fad.
OK, let’s take a break from hair loss for a second and look at a different issue: beards. It turns out men aren’t just concerned with the follicles on the top of their heads – many also want more hair on their face. And while there are plenty of treatments that reverse hair loss, there’s just one that can grow hair on your face: minoxidil.
The vast majority of hair loss – both in men and women – is caused by hormones. Spironolactone (spiro) is a medication that is able to counteract the effects of these hormones, making it a potentially effective hair loss treatment. But does it actually work? In this article, we’ll take a look at the evidence supporting topical spironolactone for hair loss.
Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP for short, is a relatively new treatment – at least when it comes to hair loss. Despite being around since the 1980s, it’s only recently that doctors have began using it as a therapy for alopecia. However, its effectiveness is still disputed – with doctors and medical professionals on either side of the debate. So who’s right? Does PRP for hair loss actually work? Continue reading Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for Hair Loss: What is it and Does it Work?
Vitamin D is an important regulator of many functions in the body. But it’s only recently that a link between vitamin D and male pattern hair loss has been suggested. Mice with mutated vitamin D receptors don’t grow hair. Men and women with androgenetic alopecia have been shown to have lower levels of vitamin D receptors. So is vitamin D the key to curing hair loss? Continue reading Vitamin D and Male Pattern Hair Loss: Is There a Link?
In 2007 the FDA approved the first laser device to treat male pattern hair loss. Since then, there has been fierce debate as to whether low level laser therapy is an effective hair loss treatment. So what’s the truth? Do laser combs work for hair loss? Continue reading Are Laser Combs a Scam? Or an Effective Hair Loss Treatment?
If someone told you that you could regrow your hair through something as simple as scalp massage, you’d be right to be sceptical. Male pattern hair loss has been a problem for centuries. It’s an industry worth millions of dollars. Surely the answer is going to be a little more complicated than just scalp massage? Well, numerous anecdotal reports say otherwise. There’s even been a medical trial which has confirmed the effectiveness of scalp massage. So, with an open mind, we ask: can scalp massage really regrow hair? Continue reading Can Scalp Massage Really Regrow Hair?