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Minoxidil vs. Rosemary Oil: Which Is Better for Hair Growth?

Minoxidil vs. Rosemary Oil: Which Is Better for Hair Growth?

October 29, 2023
Changes in your skin and hair are natural consequences of aging. Many serums and other products can even skin tone and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Likewise, there are effective treatments to re…
What Is Minoxidil Hair Shedding and How Long Does It Last?

What Is Minoxidil Hair Shedding and How Long Does It Last?

October 28, 2023
Treating hair loss and acne have at least one similarity: both conditions can get worse before they get better. Many people notice that their acne gets worse after they start acne treatment. The sa…
Can You Use Minoxidil on Eyebrows?

Can You Use Minoxidil on Eyebrows?

October 28, 2023
Hair loss is common as we age, and eyebrow thinning is also common. Besides getting older, you may have eyebrow thinning from over-grooming, genetics, underlying skin conditions like eczema, or med…
Comparison of Oral vs. Topical Minoxidil

Comparison of Oral vs. Topical Minoxidil

October 18, 2023
Minoxidil and its popular brand-name topical product, Rogaine, is a mainstay in reversing hair loss due to androgenetic alopecia in both men and women. In addition to a topical minoxidil lotion and…
What Are the Sexual Side Effects of Minoxidil?

What Are the Sexual Side Effects of Minoxidil?

October 18, 2023
Minoxidil was first introduced as a treatment for high blood pressure in the 1970s. It was found to have an interesting side effect—hair growth. Since then, research has focused on developing a top…
Finasteride vs. Minoxidil: How To Decide Which Is Best for You

Finasteride vs. Minoxidil: How To Decide Which Is Best for You

October 18, 2023
A survey of men aged 18 to 49 found that 42% had moderate-to-severe hair loss.1 About half of all men over 50 have hair loss, as do many post-menopausal women. This equates to an estimated 50 …
Does Minoxidil Work for Beard Growth? 

Does Minoxidil Work for Beard Growth? 

October 17, 2023
Minoxidil is an over-the-counter topical liquid or foam that stimulates hair growth and is FDA-approved to treat male-pattern and female-pattern hair loss. However, it is also used off-label to tre…
Minoxidil Foam vs. Liquid: Which Is The Best Option for You?

Minoxidil Foam vs. Liquid: Which Is The Best Option for You?

October 17, 2023
Minoxidil is a vasodilator that widens blood vessels and increases blood flow to the scalp. This increases nutrient and oxygen delivery to hair follicles. Androgenic alopecia, the most common form …
Minoxidil Itchy Scalp: What Causes It and How Is It Treated? 

Minoxidil Itchy Scalp: What Causes It and How Is It Treated? 

October 17, 2023
Minoxidil increases blood flow to the scalp to help stimulate hair growth and regrowth.1 Minoxidil shortens telogen, the resting phase of the hair growth cycle, causing hair follicles to spend more…
Minoxidil Before and After

Minoxidil Before and After

October 16, 2023
Balding and hair thinning are usually associated with older men, but realistically, you can start losing hair as early as your teens. Many factors, including genetics, hormonal changes, and aging, …
An Overview Of Finasteride Side Effects

An Overview Of Finasteride Side Effects

June 8, 2023
Finasteride, the generic form of brand-name Propecia, is one of the most affordable and effective hair loss remedies on the market today. With nearly three decades of use history, it has been sh…
The Wait is Over: Understanding How Long it Takes for Finasteride to Work

The Wait is Over: Understanding How Long it Takes for Finasteride to Work

March 27, 2023
Finasteride blocks DHT at the hair follicle to treat male-pattern baldness. Also called androgenic alopecia, male-pattern (and female-pattern) baldness affects about 50 million men and 30 million w…
Can Male Hair Loss Be Reversed?

Can Male Hair Loss Be Reversed?

March 13, 2023
Male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) is the most common cause of hair loss in men. Almost half of all men over the age of 50 are affected. This is about 50 million men and 30 million wome…
How Long Does It Take For Minoxidil To Work?

How Long Does It Take For Minoxidil To Work?

October 31, 2022
Minoxidil is available as a prescription oral tablet used to treat high blood pressure and hair loss and as an over-the-counter solution used to treat hair loss. In 1987, the topical form of min…
The 10 Most Common Causes Of Hair Loss

The 10 Most Common Causes Of Hair Loss

October 8, 2022
Alopecia, or hair loss, can be localized or diffuse, reversible or permanent, limited to the scalp or widespread, and caused by scarring or not. Everyone sheds 50 to 100 hairs daily, but as you los…
What Is DHT’s Role In Male Baldness? 

What Is DHT’s Role In Male Baldness? 

September 2, 2022
Androgenetic alopecia is a common and treatable and sometimes reversible form of hair loss. Its cause is thought to be a genetic sensitivity of the hair follicles to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a ho…
Why Is My Hair Falling Out? You Could Just Be Shedding

Why Is My Hair Falling Out? You Could Just Be Shedding

August 26, 2022
Everyone sheds about 50 to 100 hairs each day. As hair goes through its growth cycle, it is completely normal for hair follicles to go through a resting phase and shed hair. However, when excessive…
Minoxidil Side Effects: What Are They?

Minoxidil Side Effects: What Are They?

August 17, 2022
Topical minoxidil is available over the counter and is used to treat hair loss. Minoxidil was initially developed to treat ulcers, but it was not effective. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a…
13 Medications That Can Cause Hair Loss

13 Medications That Can Cause Hair Loss

August 16, 2022
Hair loss is not life-threatening, but it can be distressing, especially when you don’t know what’s causing it. Some medications cause hair loss. Depending on the medication’s effect on the hair fo…
At What Age Do Males Turn Gray And Lose Hair?

At What Age Do Males Turn Gray And Lose Hair?

June 10, 2022
Hair color and fullness have long been a symbol of youth and vitality. Many factors determine when men turn gray and lose their hair. Male pattern baldness, or androgenic alopecia, affects about 50…