Men: Stop Thinking Your Hair Loss Is Due To High Testosterone

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Read time: 10 minutes The Hair Loss-Testosterone Connection When I was diagnosed with pattern hair loss, the only thing I knew was that hair loss had something to do with testosterone. After a little research, I learned the following: Dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, is a byproduct of testosterone. DHT levels are elevated in those with thinning hair. Because of this connection, DHT is often considered the cause of …

Why I Stopped Using Shampoos And Conditioners Forever

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Read time: 10 minutes The Shampoo-Hair Loss Connection When I was diagnosed with male pattern hair loss, I immediately went running to Rogaine and bought a nice shampoo. It’s a natural tendency for people to try and find easy fixes to their problems, and I was no exception. I kept up this hair loss regimen for years — applying Rogaine twice daily …

Why Are Hair Growth Drugs So Ineffective?

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Read time: 15 minutes Why This Article? I was diagnosed with male pattern hair loss before graduating high school.  The prospect of being bald by my mid-to-late twenties terrified me. I spent the better part of a decade researching ways to reverse the condition. I bought every hair care product I could find. I used Rogaine for 7 years. I even …