Category Archives: Balding prevention

Studies Indicate Vitamin D Effects Hair Growth

 Vitamin D and Hair Growth 35 million men in the US have male pattern baldness along with several million women who have hair loss. The Wall Street Journalreported on studies throughout the world that indicate that the ‘sunshine vitamin’ does have a positive effect on receptors that directly relate to hair growth. Various studies are…
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What Is A Miniaturization Study And Why Is It Important?

When attempting to determine a person’s level of hair miniaturization and future patterns of balding, a miniaturization study is critical. This method reveals the rate of hair thinning in comparison with the surrounding normal healthy hair. The hair found on the back and sides of the head in most cases lasts a lifetime since these hairs are…
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Hair Loss Medications Don’t Work on Me

Q: My doctor put me on propecia at 21 when I told him about the hair loss and I took it for about six months but it had no effect on my hair loss. I also started to use rogaine around age 23/24 for a couple of months but stopped because it made my hair…
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Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for hair restoration

Q: Hi Dr Mohebi, Can you tell me your opinion on products like iGrow (low level laser therapy). Thanks so much, A: Hello, Unfortunately, there has been very little research done on different types of laser treatments for hair restoration and most studies are done in small numbers, lacking significant results.  As you already know…
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Medical Hair Restoration – Effective or Not

The effectiveness of medical hair restoration alone with hair restoration medical options that are currently available such as finasteride or Rogaine has always been questioned.  Medical hair restoration without the surgical option (hair transplant), might work for some people, but should not be recommended to all as a cure-all solution, as you may find in…
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Saw Palmetto for Hair Loss

What is Saw Palmetto? Saw Palmetto is an extract of the fruit of Serenoa Repens. It is rich in fatty acids and phytosterols. It has been used in alternative medicine for a variety of indications, most notably benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Indications: Prostate treatment Saw Palmetto has also been used in treatment of benign prostatic…
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