Update (2018): My Research Is Now Published In A Scholarly Journal

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Challenging What We Know About Hair Loss I’ve spent the last ten years researching hair loss, and the last four years sharing what I’ve learned on Perfect Hair Health — analyzing anything from clinical trials to treatment breakthroughs to my own theories on what causes hair loss (and how to reverse it). Now, I’m excited to share some big news: I just …

Trans Hormone Replacement Therapy Hair Regrowth: The Science

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Read time: 20 minutes Men Who Transition To Women Regrow Hair… But How? When Bruce Jenner transitioned to Caitlyn Jenner, many people noticed a change in Caitlyn’s hair quality. During and after the transition, her hair grew thicker and longer. Her temple recession even filled in — giving the appearance of what looked like a juvenile hair line. (source) (source) …

Increasing IGF-1 For Hair Loss? Think Twice

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Read time: 10 minutes The Hype On IGF-1 And Hair Loss Hair loss forums often tout a connection between hair loss and a protein called IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor 1). The belief: if we increase IGF-1, maybe we can slow, stop, or reverse pattern hair loss. Unfortunately, forums never clarify exactly what “increasing IGF-1 for hair loss” means. For instance, IGF-1 …

Part 4 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Increasing DHT Metabolism

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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 DHT is, how DHT is …

Part 3 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Decreasing Androgen Receptors

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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 connection, and how we can …

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

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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 major levers to reduce DHT levels …

Part 1 Of 4: Attacking DHT By Reducing Free Testosterone

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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? Or maybe even decreasing inflammation, …

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

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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 #2: Don’t take that drug… …

5 Natural DHT Blockers… But Should You Use Them?

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Read time: 10 minutes Note: This is a guest post written by Tony Hall – the founder of TopHairLossTreatments.com. Is DHT To Blame For Hair Loss? Despite what your doctor might tell you, androgenetic alopecia is far more complicated than the simple formula DHT = hair loss. If the truth really were this simple, why would DHT cause hair growth everywhere else on the …