Understanding Evidence Quality | How Hair Loss Companies Cheat Clinical Trials

In the hair loss industry, the phrase “science-backed” no longer means anything. Due to broad legal definitions of “hair loss” and “hair growth”, marketers have uncovered a repeatable way to manipulate their clinical trial designs to nearly guarantee good results for products that, on balance, probably won’t do much at all. They do this by: … Read more…


Fluridil: A Topical That Regrows Hair, Without Side Effects? (Scientific Deep-Dive)

Fluridil: Scientific Deep-Dive Fluridil, otherwise known as topilutamide (or by the brand name Eucapil) is a topical medication that has been tested as a treatment for both androgenetic hair loss and hirsutism (excess facial hair growth in women). In 2021, the patent for fluridil expired, however, there have been no generic fluridil treatments that have … Read more…

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I Am Experiencing Side Effects From Topical Minoxidil. What Should I Do?

I Am Experiencing Side Effects From Minoxidil. What Should I Do? If experiencing side effects from minoxidil, it’s best to speak with the prescribing physician as soon as possible to discuss next steps. Discontinuing use, however, is not the only option. There are strategies to reduce minoxidil’s side effects (while still benefiting from the drug) … Read more…


Alopecia Areata: Causes, Treatments, & Why It’s Reversible | 2020 Review

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune form of hair loss that affects 2% of people worldwide. If you’re dealing with alopecia areata, the burden of hair loss often feels overwhelming – as the condition can progress rapidly, inexplicably, and without regard. Fortunately, alopecia areata is treatable. In many cases, it’s also reversible. The first step toward … Read more…