P. Acnes (Bacteria That Causes Acne) Linked To Hair Loss: What To Do About It

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Read time: 15 minutes Acne, Hair Loss, And The Microbiome Can the trillions of bacteria living in our gut and skin influence our predisposition to acne and hair loss? Ten years ago, the answer was, “no.” But today researchers are changing their tune. Evidence shows that the non-human bacteria living in (and on) us — known as our microbiome — …

Increasing IGF-1 For Hair Loss? Think Twice

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Read time: 10 minutes The Hype On IGF-1 And Hair Loss Hair loss forums often tout a connection between hair loss and a protein called IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor 1). The belief: if we increase IGF-1, maybe we can slow, stop, or reverse pattern hair loss. Unfortunately, forums never clarify exactly what “increasing IGF-1 for hair loss” means. For instance, IGF-1 …