Diffuse Hair Thinning? Check Your Zinc Levels

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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 need to regulate hormones and even …

Why KROX20 Isn’t A Miracle Hair Loss Cure

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Read time: 10 minutes KROX20, Baldness, And Bad Media A few weeks ago, a transcription factor called KROX20 hit headlines as a baldness breakthrough. Why? Because researchers published a study showing that when they deleted the KROX20 gene, a mouse’s hair follicles stopped growing. The study reached major news outlets. And then came the headlines… Medical News Today: “Causes of baldness, gray hair identified“ Time: “Scientists …

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 …

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 …

Rosemary Oil For Hair Loss? Not So Fast… (See Photos)

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Read time: 20 minutes The Rosemary Oil, Minoxidil, Hair Loss “Breakthrough” Study In 2015, a team of Iranian researchers made headlines after publishing a study on rosemary oil, minoxidil, and hair loss. The team wanted to compare the effects of rosemary oil versus 2% minoxidil on hair count. So they conducted a test on 100 men with pattern hair loss …

Genes & Hair Loss: Not So Simple Anymore

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Read Time: 20 minutes “You’re losing your hair? Well, it’s genetic.” This is what most men hear after asking a medical professional what causes hair loss. But it’s not entirely true. While certain genes may predispose men and women to hair loss, not everyone with these genes will go bald. And even if you’re thinning and have hair loss-related genes, it doesn’t mean that baldness is your genetic …