L. Reuteri For Hair Loss: A Complete Review

Rob Misc. Research, Treatments 139 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 …

Prostaglandin D2: Miracle Hair Loss Discovery… Or Just Another Sign Of Inflammation?

Rob Misc. Research 41 Comments

Read time: 10 minutes Prostaglandin D2 Hits Headlines As A Baldness Breakthrough In 2012, the dermatology departments of University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University generated a lot of buzz around a potential “miracle cure” for baldness. The big discovery? A relationship between prostaglandin D2 (a fatty acid derivative) and male pattern baldness. The researchers demonstrated, for the first time …

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 3 of 3: The Exercise & Hair Loss Connection

Rob Exercise, Guides 92 Comments

Read time: 20 minutes – (This is part 3 of a 3 part series on exercise and hair loss) Exercise Is Integral To Healthy Living Regular exercise is critical to maintaining good health and wellbeing. In the last two articles, I’ve only presented research showing exercise’s negative impacts on heart health and hormonal balance – a very one-sided argument. In …