The Ultimate Hair Loss Flowchart: Why We Lose Our Hair

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Read time: 15 minutes What Causes Hair Loss? If you ever google’d “what causes hair loss?”, you’ll find thousands of results saying hair loss is due to… Genetics DHT (dihydrotestosterone) High testosterone …and a million other one-liner answers. The reality? These statements are too simple to be right or wrong. For instance: Yes, our genes might predispose us to hair …

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Prostaglandin D2: Miracle Hair Loss Discovery… Or Just Another Sign Of Inflammation?

Read time: 10 minutes Prostaglandin D2 Hits Headlines As A Baldness Breakthrough In 2012, the dermatology departments of University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University generated a lot of buzz around a potential “miracle cure” for baldness. The big discovery? A relationship between prostaglandin D2 (a fatty acid derivative) and male pattern baldness. The researchers …

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Vitamin D Deficiency: Does It Cause Hair Loss?

The Vitamin D-Hair Loss Connection When it comes to the causes of hair loss, most people never suspect a vitamin D deficiency. Here’s a story about why you should, and why vitamin D can sometimes make the difference between hair loss and hair recovery. Jared’s Story You might’ve seen Jared’s photos on the site. Jared and I …

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Why A Vegan Diet Won’t Regrow Your Hair

Read time: 15 minutes My Experiments With Diet, Hair Loss, And Veganism When I was first diagnosed with pattern hair loss, I immediately bought some Rogaine and started low-level laser therapy. When those treatments failed to regrow any hair, I turned my attention to diet. In no particular order, here’s a list of diets I’ve tried (and for …

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The Case Against A Hair Transplant

Read time: 10 minutes Considering A Hair Transplant? If your hair is thinning, it’s tempting to consider a hair transplant as a means to course-correct. And you might find yourself more enticed when walking into a hair restoration office and seeing patients’ results. It’s true that some hair restorations surgeons are incredibly talented – capable of upping their patients one …

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Part 3 of 3: The Exercise & Hair Loss Connection

Read time: 20 minutes – (This is part 3 of a 3 part series on exercise and hair loss) Exercise Is Integral To Healthy Living Regular exercise is critical to maintaining good health and wellbeing. In the last two articles, I’ve only presented research showing exercise’s negative impacts on heart health and hormonal balance – …

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Part 2 of 3: The Exercise And Hair Loss Connection

Read Time: 20 minutes – (This is part 2 of a 3 part series on exercise and hair loss) Exercise & Hormones: What’s Going On? The Relationship Between Exercise And Hormones Is Extremely Complicated Researching hormones and exercise is like opening a can of worms. In all truth, nobody really knows exactly what’s going on, including …

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