L. Reuteri For Hair Loss: A Complete Review

Rob Misc. Research, Treatments 141 Comments

L. Reuteri: Can This Bacteria Protect Against Hair Loss? Every month, new evidence emerges that our microbiome — or the trillions of microbes crawling inside and around us — affects every aspect of our health — from our immunity to our nutrient metabolism and maybe even our predisposition to hair loss. But which microorganisms inside our microbiome influence which functions? And …

Diffuse Hair Thinning? Check Your Zinc Levels

Rob Misc. Research, Treatments 114 Comments

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 …

The Truth About Low Carbohydrate Diets And Hair Loss

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Read Time: 15 minutes Will A Low Carb Diet Stop Your Hair Loss? In 2012, I did a four-month test to see if a ketogenic / low-carbohydrate diet would stop my hair loss. This article uncovers my experience: why I did it, what went wrong, and my biggest takeaways from “low-carbing”. By the end, you should know: The connection between ketosis, heart health, and hair …

Vitamin D Deficiency: Does It Cause Hair Loss?

Rob Misc. Research 56 Comments

The Vitamin D-Hair Loss Connection When it comes to the causes of hair loss, most people never suspect a vitamin D deficiency. Here’s a story about why you should, and why vitamin D can sometimes make the difference between hair loss and hair recovery. Jared’s Story You might’ve seen Jared’s photos on the site. Jared and I started communicating in May of 2014. …

Why A Vegan Diet Won’t Regrow Your Hair

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Read time: 15 minutes My Experiments With Diet And Hair Loss When I was first diagnosed with pattern hair loss, I immediately bought some Rogaine and started low-level laser therapy. When those treatments failed to regrow any hair, I turned my attention to diet. In no particular order, here’s a list of diets I’ve tried (and for how long): Standard American diet (20+ …

Part 2 of 3: The Exercise And Hair Loss Connection

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Read Time: 20 minutes – (This is part 2 of a 3 part series on exercise and hair loss) Exercise & Hormones: What’s Going On? (photo) The Relationship Between Exercise And Hormones Is Extremely Complicated Researching hormones and exercise is like opening a can of worms. In all truth, nobody really knows exactly what’s going on, including scientists. Depending on where …

Men: Stop Thinking Your Hair Loss Is Due To High Testosterone

Rob Misc. Research 177 Comments

Read time: 10 minutes The Hair Loss-Testosterone Connection When I was diagnosed with pattern hair loss, the only thing I knew was that hair loss had something to do with testosterone. After a little research, I learned the following: Dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, is a byproduct of testosterone. DHT levels are elevated in those with thinning hair. Because of this connection, DHT is often considered the cause of …