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Inositol: A Sugar That Supports Hair Growth? | Clinical Study Analysis

Inositol is a sugar found in food that comes in nine forms. The two most common of which are Myo-inositol and D-chiro-inositol. Inositol isoforms are useful for preventing and treating metabolic and reproductive disorders, like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), gestational diabetes, and male fertility issues.[1]Dinicola, S., Unfer, V., Facchinetti, F., Soulage, C.O., Greene, N.D., Bizzarri, … Read more…

Ritlecitinib (Litfulo™) For Alopecia Areata: Benefits, Risks, & Hair Growth Outcomes

In a recent milestone, a drug called ritlecitinib (brand name Litfulo™) has been approved for treating alopecia areata (AA) in adolescents and adults. Ritlecitinib is a type of drug classified as a kinase inhibitor.[1]Pfizer, (2023), FDA Approves Pfizer’s LITFULO™ (Ritlecitinib) for Adults and Adolescents with Severe Alopecia Areata. Pfizer. Available at: … Continue reading In this … Read more…

Turmeric (Curcumin) For Hair Regrowth? Big Claims, Limited Data

Turmeric is a common spice derived from the root of the plant Curcuma longa. It is thought to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, and blood pressure-regulating properties amongst other things. These properties can be attributed to an active component of turmeric called curcumin.[1]Kocaadam, B., Sanlier, N. (2017). Curcumin, an active component of turmeric (Curcuma longa), and … Read more…