Nioxin Review | What Exactly Does Nioxin Treat Again?

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More of a thick shake than a growth booster

What is Nioxin?

Nioxin has been around since 1987 (purchased by Proctor and Gamble in 2008) and was developed by founder, Eva Graham, after experiencing thinning hair following the birth of her first child.

Despite the fact that it has gained popularity in the market as a treatment for [Read more...]

The Hair Loss Holy Grail | Hair Restoration through Hair Cloning

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If they could clone Dolly 17 years ago …

Hair Cloning: Fact or Fiction?

Scientists have known that dermal papillae cells derived from the base of hair follicles can give rise to new follicles for over forty years. In short, these cells have the ability to reprogram the surrounding skin cells to form hair follicles.

Turning that knowledge into practical hair restoration techniques for humans however [Read more...]

4HB vs. MPB | Tim Ferriss’ 4 Hour Body and Male Pattern Baldness

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Next, 4-Hour Hair

What Does the 4 Hour Body Have To Do With Hair Loss?

Love him or hate him, Tim Ferriss is a global phenomenon and master life hacker. While reading his book the ‘4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman (4HB for short)’, I couldn’t help but draw parallels with [Read more...]

Can Dropping Azelaic Acid Help To Combat Hair Loss?

can azelaic acid help to combat hair loss

Milder than vinegar, but with a lot more punch?

What Is Azelaic Acid?

Azelaic acid is a naturally occurring organic compound produced by several types of grasses and found in trace amounts in humans.  Although an acid, it’s very mild.  Much weaker than vinegar, for example.

Azelaic acid is FDA approved as a [Read more...]

Nourkrin Review | From the Depths of the Sea to the Top of Your Head

nourkrin review

Hair as abundant as seaweed (but not nearly as coarse)

What is Nourkrin?

Nourkrin is a natural food supplement which contains a protein of marine extracts, including the cartilage of deep sea fish, along with other minerals and vitamins. The key ingredient is the marine cartilage, which contains glucosamine.

Nourkrin review claims vary, but include the ability [Read more...]

Hair Loss Treatment Side Effects: The Importance of Local Versus Systemic

hair loss treatments side effects

So much nicer administering topical treatments … don’t you think?

Why Should I care?

The local versus systemic effects of a medicated hair loss treatment is an important concept to understand when considering which one is right for you. Put simply, they can have a large bearing on the type and severity of any potential side effects. [Read more...]

7 Best Hair Loss Forums on the Web

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Back when forums hosted discussion on whether the earth was round, rather than whether your head was the shape of a cue ball.

What’s the Deal with Hair Loss Forums?

Aren’t they the equivalent of an online ‘big group hug’?  All touchy, feely?  Full of love, acceptance and moral support?

They can be, but online hair loss communities are also one of the best places on the net to get open and honest [Read more...]

Nisim Shampoo and Extracts Review | A ‘Miracle’ Baldness Cure?

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Nisim means “Miracle” in Hebrew

What is Nisim?

Nisim International offers several products to address hair loss and promote new hair growth.  This article looks at two of Nisim’s ‘foundation’ topical products: NewHair Biofactors Shampoo and Hair and Scalp Extracts.

Nisim Newhair Biofactors Shampoo claims to be able to control excessive hair loss [Read more...]

Inversion Therapy: Hang Upside Down to Grow Hair

Inversion Therapy for Hair Loss

Not the easiest method, but very transportable

The Claim

Inversion Therapy, at least as it relates to hair loss, was first expounded by Andy Bryant around 1992.  When I came across it in 2002 I was particularly intrigued.

Although its (limited) popularity had already waned, the method seemed to have a reasonable pedigree: [Read more...]

The Follica Cure for Baldness: Scratch Your Head to Solve Hair Loss

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A gentle procedure to remove a layer of skin from your scalp!

The Research

Follica, a U.S.-based firm, has licensed research from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, to develop a proprietary procedure which they claim consistently creates new hair follicles in both mice and men.

The procedure has completed both preclinical [Read more...]