For men with hair loss, finasteride will increase the number of scalp hairs but will not increase the amount of body hair. Finasteride blocks the action of an…

The silk of your hair

Minoxidil causes the growth phase, or “anagen” phase, to start sooner, resulting in a longer period of healthy hair growth. However, the follicles have to pass through the…

The silk of your hair

While cardio will reduce the levels of DHT in the blood stream, excess weight lifting can increase testosterone levels and therefore accelerate hair loss. … While the effects…

The silk of your hair

Although hair transplants can be carried out on anyone above the age of 18, it is advisable not to have a transplant until the age of 25+. Younger…

The silk of your hair

Applying minoxidil once a day is fine. This is because the average lifespan of applied minoxidil is about 20-22 hours on the scalp, which again differs for each…

The silk of your hair

Estrogen and progesterone can help keep your hair in the growing (anagen) phase. Therefore, these hormones can help your hair stay on your head longer and may even…

The silk of your hair

In some cases, these lesions may become infected and pruritic leading to crusting, ulcers, hair loss and depigmentation. The larvae of the spirurid stomach worms cause non-healing lesions…

The silk of your hair

One of the most widely used and proven treatments is minoxidil (Rogaine and various generic products). It’s available in liquid, foam, or shampoo options. Stronger forms of minoxidil…

The silk of your hair

Does widow’s peak mean baldness? A widow’s peak that appears in middle age may be a sign of baldness. It may point to the fact that the front…

The silk of your hair