5-Alpha Reductase

Diffuse Hair Thinning? Check Your Zinc Levels

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 …

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Part 4 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Increasing DHT Metabolism

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 …

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Part 3 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Decreasing Androgen Receptors

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 …

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

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 …

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Part 1 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Reducing Free Testosterone

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? …

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Natural DHT Reducers Vs. Propecia: They All Cause Sexual Side Effects

Read time: 20 minutes Propecia, And The Fear Of Sexual Side Effects When it comes to treating hair loss, many men feel trapped between two terrible choices: Choice #1: Start taking a drug forever that will help fight hair loss – but at the risk of developing sexual side effects (that are sometimes permanent). Choice …

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The Misleading Results Of The Pumpkin Seed Oil-Hair Loss Study

Read time: 20 minutes Pumpkin Seed Oil Can Increase Hair Count By 40%? Not True. Is pumpkin seed oil an effective hair loss treatment? In 2014, the answer was yes. Today, we’re not so sure. 2014 was the year a team of Korean researchers published a study on pumpkin seed oil and its effects on …

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Low-Level Laser Therapy: Does It Help With Hair Loss?

Read Time: 10 minutes Level Laser Therapy & Hair Loss: My Experience When I was diagnosed with male pattern hair loss, I immediately picked up some Rogaine and signed up for something called low-level laser therapy. It was 2007, and at the time, many doctors were parading low-level laser therapy as a hair loss savior – a treatment that would …

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