Genes & Hair Loss: Not So Simple Anymore

Rob Misc. Research 38 Comments

Read Time: 20 minutes “You’re losing your hair? Well, it’s genetic.” This is what most men hear after asking a medical professional what causes hair loss. But it’s not entirely true. While certain genes may predispose men and women to hair loss, not everyone with these genes will go bald. And even if you’re thinning and have hair loss-related genes, it doesn’t mean that baldness is your genetic …

Low-Level Laser Therapy: Does It Help With Hair Loss?

Rob Treatments 32 Comments

Read Time: 10 minutes Level Laser Therapy & Hair Loss: My Experience When I was diagnosed with male pattern hair loss, I immediately picked up some Rogaine and signed up for something called low-level laser therapy. It was 2007, and at the time, many doctors were parading low-level laser therapy as a hair loss savior – a treatment that would not only stimulate hair regrowth, …

The Truth About Low Carbohydrate Diets And Hair Loss

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Read Time: 15 minutes Will A Low Carb Diet Stop Your Hair Loss? In 2012, I did a four-month test to see if a ketogenic / low-carbohydrate diet would stop my hair loss. This article uncovers my experience: why I did it, what went wrong, and my biggest takeaways from “low-carbing”. By the end, you should know: The connection between ketosis, heart health, and hair …

Why Most Hair Loss Topicals Fail To Regrow Hair

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Read Time: 10 minutes Will These Topicals Reverse Your Hair Loss? People often ask me if a new topical mentioned by a doctor, website, or hair loss forum will help regrow their hair. Here’s a running list from my emails just last week: Emu oil Argan oil Castor oil Coconut oil Onion juice Shea butter Egg yolk Rogaine In the last decade, …