There are many medications on the market – including Rogaine and Propecia – that claim to treat hair loss. However, these drugs can come with their own risks and they may not be as successful as the manufacturers claim. That’s not to say that traditional hair loss treatments don’t have their purpose. But what if… Continue reading Onion Juice for Hair Loss – A Potential Treatment or an Old Wives’ Tale?
Apple cider vinegar is a popular health supplement, but can it really be used for hair growth? In this article, we’ll offer an unbiased look at the possible effects that apple cider vinegar may have on hair growth. We’ll first introduce the vinegar, its history, and where it currently stands in the world of medicine.… Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar for Hair Growth
During surgery an anesthesiologist will administer an anesthesia cocktail to make sure the patient is unconscious during the procedure. Knowing you need surgery can cause stress, as it has multitude of issues can happen when you are under and sometimes they can be fatal. This is frightening and can cause varying levels of stress for… Continue reading Does Anesthesia Cause Hair Loss?
In this article, you will learn a little about the science behind aloe vera and what makes it work to help your hair flourish and grow. Most importantly, you will discover the three best ways to use it. The aloe plant thrives in dry and arid regions and has long been used as a medicinal… Continue reading Can Aloe Vera Help With Hair Loss?
Rogaine is the first of two medications FDA approved to treat hair loss. And while you may start using the drug with the expectation of seeing results immediately, that’s unfortunately not going to happen. This post will introduce Rogaine, how it works, and how it can be used to treat pattern hair loss. It will… Continue reading How Long Does Rogaine Take to Work?
When you notice a change in your hairline – no matter how small – it may lead you to believe that it’s a sign of worse things (i.e. baldness) to come. But fortunately for those with cowlicks, this isn’t usually the case. In this post, I’ll explain how you can tell the difference between a… Continue reading Just a Cowlick, or an Early Sign of Balding?
In this article, we will examine the role of nutrition in hair loss. In particular, we look at the role of the sunshine vitamin (vitamin D) in hair loss/retention. This is an intriguing idea, because for many years there was an assumption that hair loss — particularly male pattern baldness — is explained by two… Continue reading Hair Loss and Vitamin D: Is There a Connection?
Weed, Mary Jane, pot, grass, reefer – all of these refer to the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States and around the world: marijuana (1). In this post, I’ll offer a brief introduction to marijuana. I’ll then discuss a potential side effect of the drug that is not often talked about –… Continue reading Does Marijuana Cause Hair Loss? A Review of the Evidence
You’ve been avoiding harsh hair products, eating the right types of food to keep your hair healthy, and have been doing your due diligence when it comes to scalp care. And yet, you’re losing more hair strands than usual. Hard water might be the culprit. The relationship of hard water to hair loss has been… Continue reading Does Hard Water Cause Hair Loss?
Minoxidil, better known by its brand name Rogaine, is the world’s most popular hair loss treatment drug. After all, it’s been shown to produce positive results in the vast majority of users. However, there is one ‘side effect’ that is often overlooked and which may be startling at first – shedding. In this post, I’ll… Continue reading Rogaine Shedding: What It Is, and What You Can Expect