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Hair Loss Speeds

How To Identify How Fast You’re Losing Hair & Why This Matters

When selecting hair loss treatments, it’s critical to understand how fast your hair loss is progressing, and why the speed your hair loss should influence your treatment choices – particularly for those with rapidly-progressing androgenic alopecia. In this article, we’ll uncover: The average speed of hair loss progression (per year) How to estimate your own … Read more…

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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…

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Fluridil

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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eliminate side effects from topical minoxidil

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…

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Topical Latanoprost For Hair Loss: Results, Doses, & Side Effect Concerns

Latanoprost is a medication that was originally developed to treat glaucoma. Over the last two decades, research groups have also started testing it as a treatment for hair loss – including alopecia areata, androgenic alopecia, and telogen effluvium. In this ultimate guide, we’ll explore the evidence on latanoprost, dive into the mechanisms and clinical data … Read more…

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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…