Hair loss info

  • Apr 21

    Topical Minoxidil Drug Delivery-A Pharmacokinetic View

    Minoxidil Minoxidil, an antihypertensive drug is, coincidentally, the first-line topical therapy for alopecia (hair loss). Minoxidil is currently under active pharmacological investigation (Scow et al, 1999).   Pharmacokinetics Numerous pharmacological factors like bioavailability and bioaccessibility (Heaney and Robert, 2001) determine the efficacy of topical Minoxidil for treating alopecia. Technically, the bioavailability of a drug is the maximum when dispensed by the intravenous route and dwindles by oral and topical routes due to pharmacokinetic events like incomplete absorption and first-pass metabolism. Bioaccessibility is the availability ....Read More

  • Mar 13

    Medications & Hair Loss

    While many believe that heredity is to blame when it comes to hair loss, there are many extraneous factors that can cause or exacerbate hair loss. For instance, many medications currently available on the U.S. market have been linked to hair loss in both men and women. Even hormonal fluctuations and pregnancy have been connected to hair loss in women. Furthermore, several antidepressants have been linked to hair loss in men and women. As a result, you should speak to your doctor if you plan on taking antidepressants over a long period of time, as long term use of antidepressant drugs can cause thinning of hair in patients. In addition, steroids ....Read More

  • Mar 10

    How to Avoid Hair Loss

    Things you can do to avoid hair loss: Loss of hair can be a quite devastating experience to anyone. Research has shown that hair can contribute positively to one’s self esteem. You should keep in mind that hair loss may occur due to the end of the life cycle which every hair goes through. It is normal to lose 50 to 100 strands of hair daily. In order to avoid hair loss, it is important to live a healthy life style and avoid stress. Eat right Without the necessary nutrition in your body, you are likely to experience hair loss. Make sure you include the following in your diet; Omega 3 fatty acids, zinc, proteins, irons and Vitamins A and C. if ....Read More

  • Jan 29

    Biotin for Hair & Hair Growth

    Biotin is a water soluble variety of Vitamin B and it is known by other names such as vitamin H or coenzyme R. Different varieties of them support the health of skin, nerves, digestive tract and metabolism. Biotin is considered as an effective treatment for nerve pathology especially peripheral neuropathy resulting from kidney failure. Research studies of yesteryears suggest that a combination of biotin and chromium will improve blood sugar in patients with Type 2 diabetes. As human body recycles already used biotin, genuine biotin deficiency is very rare. It is mainly used to treat biotin deficiency associated with pregnancy, long term tube feeding, ....Read More

  • Jan 26

    Minoxidil for Hair Loss & Hair Regrowth

    Minoxidil is a prominent vasodilation medicine used for regrowing hair in women and men with gradually thinning hair. It is most effective for people under forty years of age which is often applied as a liquid to scalp. This widely used hair growth product is available in two dosage (Minoxidil 2% and minoxidil 5%) forms, solution as well as foam. Hair loss patients use Minoxidil for support and maintenance of existing hair follicles. It is understood that Minoxidil causes hyper polarization of cell membranes by widening blood vessels. Typical treatment using Minoxidil utilize a 5% concentrated solution for men and 2% concentrated solution for ....Read More

  • Oct 28

    How to Prevent Hair Loss

    Hair loss is a condition that countless people suffer from around the world. With society’s increased awareness of the importance of looking and feeling their best, finding preventative methods to stay as young as possible is of utmost importance to them. There are several methods to help prevent hair falling out from the scalp, both natural and chemical based. Below are some easy methods on how to prevent hair loss. Do less to your hair: It might seem like this is common knowledge, but sometimes, people end up doing too many things to their scalp to prevent hair loss that they end up causing more damage than before. Taking care of your hair ....Read More

  • Oct 17

    Five Things to Address When Looking at Hair Loss

    Treating hair loss can be a tricky subject. Hair loss is dependent on several factors such as genetics and vitamin deficiencies. We have compiled a list of five things that you must look at before treating your hair loss to prevent aggravating your situation and on the road to success. See your doctor- Hair loss can be a symptom of a disease you have yet to discover. For example, lupus and diabetes are two common causes that have hair loss as a symptom. If these two diseases are ruled out, you might suffer from a fungal scalp infection or alopecia. Go to a professional to check it out before diagnosing yourself, something that can cause further ....Read More

  • Oct 07

    Horsetail and Hair Health

    What is Horsetail? Horsetail is a prehistoric plant that is also identified by its other names including puzzle grass, bottlebrush, snake grass and pewterwort and its botanical name, Equisetum Arvense. This tall green plant with its hollow bamboo like stems serves as a beneficial ingredient especially in regards to hair growth. Over the past few weeks we have gone more in depth into the benefits of a variety of different ingredients including caffeine, copper peptides, jojoba oil, keratin as well as others, and this week will be no different as we explore the benefits that horsetail extract has on hair. The Benefits of Horsetail Horsetail extract ....Read More

  • Oct 03

    Five Ways to Cope with Hair Loss

    Dealing with hair loss can be emotionally scarring. No matter how old you are, this is something that men all over the world deal with, so you are not alone. However, fear not, because there are three simple ways to cope with your hair loss without the expensive cost of hair transplants. If you’ve tried everything, these tips might help you in your hair loss journey. Search for all possible solutions – If you’re at the point where nothing seems to work, you should look into seeing a doctor for another perspective. Whether it is trying out some new supplements or a hair loss shampoo and treatment, you might be able to help out your situation ....Read More

  • Sep 24

    How to Tell If You’re Going Bald

    Aging is something that is very difficult to fathom as you get older. No one likes to grow up, especially if that involves hair loss. There are some symptoms that you might experience, but it is important to properly diagnose your issue before taking any new medications or health regimens. Here are some steps in taking control of your hair loss. First things first, don’t panic. Your hair loss could be a result of numerous things. According to studies, most people lose between 50-100 hairs a day, a measly amount compared to the 100,000 hairs on your head.  However, the most normal factors of hair loss are your genetics and your age. You can ....Read More

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