propecia

August 23, 2017

Why Do We Go Bald but Our Body Hair Seems to Remain?

While age takes a toll on the body in various ways, a bald head tends to be the worst fear of many people. Although females can suffer from hair loss, men are more inclined to lose the hair on their heads sooner and more frequently than women. Why do we go bald on our heads… Read More »

July 7, 2017

What is Invisible Baldness?

Did you know it is normal to lose hair each time you brush your hair? A typical head of healthy hair has about 100,000 hairs and each hair goes through a growth process and a shedding phase. Therefore, hair loss in this manner is typically acceptable since you can lose hundreds of hairs a day… Read More »

January 31, 2014

What Percentage of Men Actually Experience Propecia Side Effects?

Q: What percent of men experience the side effect (decrease in sexual desire) when using Propecia? Whether you take 1 mg or 5 mg Propecia, does it have to be daily or it could be every other day? A: Based on scientific studies, 1-2% of people who experience actual side effects from Propecia have a… Read More »

January 9, 2014

Topical Propecia. Does it work?

Q: Is there any liquid Propecia (for local treatment) and if there is would it be locally as effective as systemically? For example, could a regular 5mg Propecia tablet get dissolved in a liquid and be used locally? A: Topical DHT blockers like solutions of Finasteride (Propecia) or Saw Palmetto for hair loss treatment have… Read More »

December 28, 2011

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… Read More »

January 6, 2010

Risk of Losing Hair After Hair Transplant – Shock Loss

Q: I had a hair transplant surgery a month ago.  As it turns out, I have a huge amount of shock loss right now.  As i’ve never taken propecia before, do you think it’s too late to combat this shock loss with propecia?  Any suggestions on how i could eliminate this shock loss from further… Read More »

December 10, 2009

When to Stop Propecia After Hair Transplant

Q: I started the Propecia at the beginning of March (8 months ago), prior to the procedure last March. Should I still be on it? A: Finasteride was mostly prescribed for prevention of shock loss after hair transplant or losing native hair on the balding areas after a hair transplant. You have significant miniaturization on… Read More »