Hair loss problem is an epic condition seen in both males and females. Talking about hair loss and only one medication comes in ur mind i.e Minoxidil. Many have questions in their mind about it like does minoxidil work for women hair loss? Yes, it also works in women, depending on your hair condition. I will try to explain to you in details in this article.
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Minoxidil is a hair loss medication, which does work in both men and women. Actually, the discovery of the use of minoxidil is very accidental. This drug was under clinical trial for blood pressure but researchers came to know that its actually helping hairs to regrow. It actually helps by increasing the blood flow acting as a vasodilator at hair capillaries and strengthen increasing the hair follicular size and shaft diameter. Minoxidil, when applied to the scalp, could stimulate hair growth, confirmed by the research studies.
Every one thinks Minoxidil is not a miracle drug. It might produce some new growth of hair in some women, not in all women, but it can’t restore the full density of lost hair. Minoxidil for women is not a quick fix in women hair loss. It takes 4-6 months for visible results after the use of it.
If Minoxidil works for you, under Dermatologists guidance, you should use it to maintain the results because stopping the use of minoxidil increases hair fall. As we know minoxidil increases Anagen phase of hair growth cycle i.e growth phase & postpones your baldness. But when you stop using minoxidil you will face the Telogen phase of the hair growth cycle. And definitely will notice hair shedding.
Let’s check how minoxidil helps in giving results.
It is a very important medication for hair loss, so make sure you should take this medication with your dermatologist prescription. This medication is available in 3 variants: 2%, 5% and 10% and available in solutions and foam based.
Its seen that some patients experience side effects when using it. Let’s check the points.
Make sure, if you face such problems, then you need to inform your dermatologist. Now you can watch this video to understand it much better way.
Along with minoxidil topical application, you can also use, to get better and faster results. Some of the treatments are:
I hope I’m able to give you all in information about minoxidil how it works in women. So, if you have any more queries feel free to ask us through comments.
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