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The use of Nizoral for hair loss

Nizoral for Hair Loss – Does it Work?

Anyone searching “How to reverse hair loss online” has undoubtedly come across the Big Three protocol: minoxidil (Rogaine®), finasteride (Propecia®), and ketoconazole shampoo (Nizoral®). What many might not know: despite ketoconazole’s popularity, it’s not actually FDA-approved for pattern hair loss, nor is it as well-researched as minoxidil or finasteride. In fact, there are just a … Read more…

The best dosage of topical finasteride

Topical Finasteride: The Best Dosage for Maximizing Regrowth and Minimizing Side Effects

Finasteride is among the most effective drugs for androgenic alopecia. And while side effects are often overstated, it can lead to reduced libido or lowered sperm counts in some men. For this reason, many choose topical versus oral finasteride, hoping to limit the drug’s DHT-reducing effects to the scalp. But at certain doses, even topical … Read more…

A man having a hair transplant

How Long Does a Hair Transplant Last?

How long does a hair transplant last? The answers are debated. Nearly all the top-ranking articles on google claim that hair transplants are permanent. At first glance, this makes sense. After all, early hair transplant studies from the 1960s and 1970s found hairs transplanted to balding regions survive the duration of those studies.[1]https://nyaspubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1749-6632.1960.tb40920.x And one editorial … Read more…

Fecal Microbiota Transplants (FMT) & Accidental Hair Regrowth: Studies, Anecdotes, & Photos

Stool transplants – also known as fecal microbiota transplants (FMT) – are a controversial therapy reserved for life-threatening bacterial infections and autoimmune disorders. Fascinatingly, people who’ve undergone stool transplants have later reported unintended benefits: weight loss, less acne, personality improvements, and even hair regrowth. At face value, a connection between stool transplants and hair loss … Read more…