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Rob English

Microneedling For Hair Loss: What’s The Best Needle Size?

Microneedling: a powerful, under-researched hair loss therapy In the last five years, microneedling therapies have exploded in popularity – especially among hair loss sufferers. Research now shows that microneedling can increase hair counts by 15%. And as clinical evidence for microneedling continues to grow, so do the devices available to consumers: microneedle rollers, microneedle stamps, …

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1% Or 2% Ketoconazole Shampoo For Hair Loss: Does It Matter?

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Ketoconazole shampoo is an anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory shampoo that is sometimes used to treat androgenic alopecia (AGA). There are two formulations of ketoconazole shampoo: 1% and 2%. While 1% ketoconazole is sold over-the-counter as an ingredient in many hair loss shampoos, only 2% ketoconazole is clinically shown to improve pattern hair loss. And unfortunately, 2% ketoconazole …

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Caffeine For Hair Loss (AGA): Evidence & Recommendations

Caffeine & Hair Growth: A Scientific Deep-Dive In recent years, there’s been an explosion of interest in caffeine shampoos / topicals and their potential to improve pattern hair loss (androgenic alopecia). The hope: that applying caffeine to our scalps might stimulate growth factors, improve blood flow, and maybe even reverse hair follicle miniaturization. At first …

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Androgenic Alopecia (AGA): What Is It, What Causes It, And What Don’t We Know?

Vitamin B5 and Hair Loss

This article explores the characteristics, causes, and unknowns of pattern hair loss – also known as androgenic alopecia (AGA). If you’re new to hair loss research, this is a good starting point to learn the science behind AGA as well as the concepts that come up frequently in the literature. Hair follicle miniaturization Telogen:anagen ratios …

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