Trans Hormone Replacement Therapy Hair Regrowth: The Science

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Read time: 20 minutes Men Who Transition To Women Regrow Hair… But How? When Bruce Jenner transitioned to Caitlyn Jenner, many people noticed a change in Caitlyn’s hair quality. During and after the transition, her hair grew thicker and longer. Her temple recession even filled in — giving the appearance of what looked like a juvenile hair line. (source) (source) …

L. Reuteri For Hair Loss: A Complete Review

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L. Reuteri: Can This Bacteria Protect Against Hair Loss? Every month, new evidence emerges that our microbiome — or the trillions of microbes crawling inside and around us — affects every aspect of our health — from our immunity to our nutrient metabolism and maybe even our predisposition to hair loss. But which microorganisms inside our microbiome influence which functions? And …

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 …

Diffuse Hair Thinning? Check Your Zinc Levels

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Read time: 10 minutes The Zinc-Hair Loss Connection Suffering from hair loss? You might think your hair thinning is due to hypothyroidism, a hormonal imbalance, or even dihydrotestosterone (DHT)… But what you may not know is that hair loss can also be a sign of a nutrient deficiency – specifically, zinc. Zinc is an essential trace metal our bodies need to regulate hormones and even …

Why KROX20 Isn’t A Miracle Hair Loss Cure

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Read time: 10 minutes KROX20, Baldness, And Bad Media A few weeks ago, a transcription factor called KROX20 hit headlines as a baldness breakthrough. Why? Because researchers published a study showing that when they deleted the KROX20 gene, a mouse’s hair follicles stopped growing. The study reached major news outlets. And then came the headlines… Medical News Today: “Causes of baldness, gray hair identified“ Time: “Scientists …

Part 4 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Increasing DHT Metabolism

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Note: this is part four of a four-part series on A Master Guide: The Major DHT Reducing Mechanisms… Which Are Effective Against Hair Loss? Missed the earlier articles? Check out parts one, two, and three. Read time: 10 minutes Summary So Far: Decreasing DHT With Free Testosterone, 5-Alpha Reductase, Androgen Receptors, And… In the last three articles, we’ve uncovered what DHT is, how DHT is …

Part 3 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Decreasing Androgen Receptors

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Read time: 10 minutes Note: this is part three of a four-part series — a master guide to reducing DHT levels for hair loss. Missed the earlier articles? Read part one here, and part two here. Summary So Far: Decrease DHT With Free Testosterone, 5-Alpha Reductase In the first article, we uncovered what DHT is, how it’s made, the DHT-hair loss connection, and how we can …

Part 2 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Inhibiting 5-Alpha Reductase

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Read time: 10 minutes Note: this is part two of a four-part series — a master guide to reducing DHT levels for the purpose of fighting hair loss. Missed part one? Read it right here. Part One Summary – Decreasing DHT By Reducing Free Testosterone In the last article, we uncovered what DHT is, how it’s made, the DHT-hair loss connection, and the four major levers to reduce DHT levels …

Part 1 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Reducing Free Testosterone

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Read time: 10 minutes Reducing DHT For Hair Loss When it comes to decreasing dihydrotestosterone (DHT) to slow or stop hair loss, most people only know one way to do it: inhibit the enzyme 5-alpha reductase. But did you know we can also fight DHT using bacteria? Or blocking androgen receptors? Or increasing DHT metabolism? Or maybe even decreasing inflammation, …