Part 2 of 3: The Exercise And Hair Loss Connection

Rob Exercise, Guides 12 Comments

Read Time: 20 minutes – (This is part 2 of a 3 part series on exercise and hair loss) Exercise & Hormones: What’s Going On? (photo) 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 scientists. Depending on where …

Part 1 of 3: The Exercise And Hair Loss Connection

Rob Exercise, Guides 27 Comments

Read Time: 15 minutes  –  (This is part 1 of a 3 part series on exercise and hair loss) Exercise – More Isn’t Always Better (photo) The benefits of exercise have been touted for decades, and intuitively, the idea makes sense. To live longer, you should exercise your heart. It’s a simple concept… But some people take exercise too far. …

Men: Stop Thinking Your Hair Loss Is Due To High Testosterone

Rob Misc. Research 177 Comments

Read time: 10 minutes The Hair Loss-Testosterone Connection When I was diagnosed with pattern hair loss, the only thing I knew was that hair loss had something to do with testosterone. After a little research, I learned the following: Dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, is a byproduct of testosterone. DHT levels are elevated in those with thinning hair. Because of this connection, DHT is often considered the cause of …

Why I Stopped Using Shampoos And Conditioners Forever

Rob Misc. Research 167 Comments

Read time: 10 minutes The Shampoo-Hair Loss Connection When I was diagnosed with male pattern hair loss, I immediately went running to Rogaine and bought a nice shampoo. It’s a natural tendency for people to try and find easy fixes to their problems, and I was no exception. I kept up this hair loss regimen for years — applying Rogaine twice daily …

Why Are Hair Growth Drugs So Ineffective?

Rob Misc. Research 178 Comments

Read time: 15 minutes Why This Article? I was diagnosed with male pattern hair loss before graduating high school.  The prospect of being bald by my mid-to-late twenties terrified me. I spent the better part of a decade researching ways to reverse the condition. I bought every hair care product I could find. I used Rogaine for 7 years. I even …