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Male Hair Loss

Female Hair Loss: hair loss in women, causes and treatment. Now a days, hair loss and thinning in women is common. Some time due to genetics or certain medical reasons like thyroid etc. Hair loss in women is observed. The question of what can cause hair loss in women attributes to many factors ranging from simple nutritional deficiencies, hormonal changes or stress….
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Sir i am 22year old boy. 1)if i want to take minoxidil 5% or 10% which is better? 2)shall i take finsteride too?

First of all, you should take a detailed consultation with any good dermatologist about the exact cause of your hair loss as there can be around 42 different causes of hair loss. but broadly speaking and considering your age either you are suffering from androgenetic alopecia or telogen effluvium. if you are suffering from telogen effluvium then you will have to take minoxidil topical with oral finasteride and other supplements till you get relief from the hair loss and after that, you won’t suffer from any hair loss unless you encounter any physical or emotional stress. ( telogen effluvium )

If you are suffering from androgenetic alopecia which is also called as the male pattern hair loss then you may have to take minoxidil 5% for the initial period and then shift to the minoxidil 2% for maintenance, please make note that there is no complete cure for androgenetic hair loss than hair transplant ( this is not a time for hair transplant for you) so you have to take minoxidil till you want hairs on your scalp.

But minoxidil alone doesn’t work you have to couple it with finasteride and other supplements like biotin and multivitamins. I would suggest you to try some other conservative therapies like PRP, mesotherapy, micro needling etc. it has very good results.

( Video on how minoxidil work for hair loss in male)

Actually, there is no particular special brand I prefer but it usually depends on the percentage and formulation you need for your clinical condition, so I can only comment on this query after consultation. so I suggest you visit some good dermatologist nearby you.

There are no serious side effects of finasteride as such and whichever is there those are temporary. The internet is full of the myth that finasteride causes loss of sexual power, but only 2% of total patients suffer from this that too temporary. so don’t worry finasteride is FDA approved drug which you can consume after proper dermatology consultation.


Minoxidil vs Finasteride: Which works better for hair loss


 

I don’t know what exactly is floygrow but redensyl is a hair grow serum but it’s not a mainstream treatment, it’s just supplemented to main treatments. If taken along with minoxidil and finasteride it gives good results

as I answer before you need to take minoxidil for a lifetime or till you want hairs on your scalp. You stop using it you will get back your hair loss if you are suffering from male pattern hair loss.

though I have told all the things, but don’t rely on these comments as final verdict please have a consultation with one of our eminent doctors before consuming any of the medicine.

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Male Hair Loss

There are many reasons for hair loss in male ranging from genetics or family history of hair loss, daily or work life stress etc. Hair loss may be genetic or non-genetic. The following section briefs you about few top causes of hair loss and treatment for it.

The most important type of hair loss in males is male pattern baldness or Androgenetic Alopecia. Almost 70% to 80 % of males suffer from male pattern baldness. The main causes of hair loss in men are usually changing in eating habits or crash dieting, change in environment or stress induced due to work or personal reasons. HairMD- hair loss clinic in Pune, provides our patients with proven hair loss treatment which are based on 28+ years of successful clinical experience Dr Dhananjay Chavan, MBBS, DDV & proven medical research. The mainstay of treatment for male pattern hair loss is finasteride and minoxidil. Finasteride blocks the hormones i.e. 5 alpha reductase in the body which are responsible for hair loss. Minoxidil increases blood flow to the scalp and promotes hair growth in bald patches or spots. Apart from finasteride and minoxidil various procedures like platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP), mesotherapy, micro-needling (derma roller), low-level laser light therapy (LLLT) are some of the ways to treat hair loss.

In PRP for hair loss, concentrated growth factors are extracted from the blood of the patient and then transferred back to the scalp of the patient. In micro-needling (derma roller for hair loss treatment) thousands of micro punctures are created in patient’s scalp with the help of derma roller. These micro punctures result in the release of intrinsic growth factors at that site stimulate hair growth.

In low-level laser light therapy (LLLT), light from a cold laser (red laser waves) is delivered to the hair, this laser light stimulates the hair follicles for faster growth. This treatment is US FDA approved for hair loss problem. In mesotherapy growth peptides, plane stem cell extract and various other growth factors are delivered locally to our hair. All these treatment procedures along with medicine are responsible for the great results. We are able to give to our patients suffering from hair loss.

You can see our hair loss treatment results here or on www.clearskin.in. Don’t worry, if you are experiencing sudden hair loss or severe long-term hair loss, take hair loss consultation with our dermatologist or hair loss doctors. Also, please visit our page for more hair loss treatment result.