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Old 05-13-2012, 06:03 PM
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Hi guys, im a 25 year old guy with not many worries in my life except my dreaded hairline

iv noticed the past year or so the hairline has begun to receed and its beginning to get me down

right now my hair is the longest iv ever had it but tbh i think thats just making it harder to hide, i dread getting up in the morning and seeing its a windy day outside

iv never taken any meds, but i feel i need to act soonish, id say im a NW2?

Long term, i could see me opting for a HT one day although i just feel uneasy about having one now, only for the hairline to receed further beyond the point it has?

im attaching some pics of how i have my hair, and then one slicked back, and one from the side so you can see how i mean

its seriously getting me down, part of me would love to just shave my whole head and not give a damn, but its just a scary prospect

I think it helps to talk to you guys, ie people in a similar situation, who have been there before etc

i keep coming across propecia, where do you guys buy from? im based in the uk by the way

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part of me feels i could just completely change my image, ie shave the head, grow a beard, don myself in some tattoo sleeves, and work out like crazy!
Hey Mate,

There is not need to wait...if you feel the need. Get an evaluation from the doctors mentioned here. The advancements and the use of gigo-sessions by some of the top surgeons in the world my put your concerns to rest. See what they think. I most often advocate for act now rather than later. All the best; Michael.
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:07 AM
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As far as Propecia and thickness, some have reported a thickening. Which could mean some hair that was heading towards fallout was saved and thus the over-all look is thicker. Personally I have not seen any thickening. I will say that I wish I could go back in time. I started on Propecia at about 32 years old, used it for ten years and didn't notice much. So I quit taking it from say 42-48, and then all of a sudden I noticed my crown was thinning. I am back on it now and take it every single day. I would give anything to have those years back when I wasnt taking it because I am pretty sure my crown would not be nearly as thin now as it is. So the point is to hold on to what you have by taking Propecia. Other new drugs and methods will probably come along and as young as you are they will be available to help you out. Really all we have now are "the big three"...Propecia, Minoxodil, and Hair Transplants.

Stress can be a factor in hair loss, but I think it is mostly DHT that destroys our hair.

RX= Doctor's Prescription
(not sure about UK, but in the US you need a prescription to get Propecia)



Hi Shampoo, me too have been stopping propecia for sometime.. took since Mar 2009 to May 2011.. then tried procerin as a recommendation from a friend.. but realised the effect was obviously not as good.. began to shed hair on my left temple again*is hair receding problem* after 6 months since stopping.. i wish to know since you have restarted propecia after a six years halt.. is any of your lost hair growing back as they were like when you are at the medication initially.. or the restart just help to maintain the existing hair..?

Now i am considering to restart propecia again.. wish to hear more stories/experiences from you guys here..

Thanks
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:50 AM
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Hi everyone. Please help me out here. Initially I was intending to do HT to correct my very high hairline (from birth I've had a high hairline and very little bits of hair). Recently, I think I'm thinning out in the crown, though I don't seem to experience any hairloss, just the two or three strands of hair that falls out whenever I shower or when I'm working for a long time at the desk.

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Your opinions mean a lot to me as I'm really concerned. I am only 24, and a woman.
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Hi mate,

I was going through what you are going through at the moment. I tried almost everything and from my experience propecia should be the last resort as this caused me great testicular pain and I could not think straight.

Minoxidil and hair thickening shampoos have benefitted me really well and I have noticed a great difference : ), people have even made comments about me dying my hair but its just that my hair is now thicker.

If you want any advice as to where to get these products don't hesitate to reply to this comment.
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thanks for the reply buddy

does propecia make hair thicker at all? my hair seems pretty thin too

Also im not sleeping, alot of stress, so dont know whether this can have any impact on the state of my hair

Excuse me for being dumb but what is an RX????
RX is short for a prescription. Take Biotin (vitamin) to make you hair thicker and healthier.

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Hi Atticus,

I would stay away from Propecia, please don't touch the stuff. Use Minoxidil it's works really well but you have to be patient. Try hair thickening shampoo aswell along side minoxidil as well as I have found that this helped whilst I was waiting for the affects of minoxidil to appear.

Unsure what RX is.
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Hi Atticus,

I would stay away from Propecia, please don't touch the stuff. Use Minoxidil it's works really well but you have to be patient. Try hair thickening shampoo aswell along side minoxidil as well as I have found that this helped whilst I was waiting for the affects of minoxidil to appear.

Unsure what RX is.
Not everyone is a limp d*** f****** off finasteride. Most men who suffer from finasteride side effects have low thyroid function, and endogenous testosterone levels to begin with.

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Old 03-18-2014, 08:51 AM
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Hi guys, im a 25 year old guy with not many worries in my life except my dreaded hairline

iv noticed the past year or so the hairline has begun to receed and its beginning to get me down

right now my hair is the longest iv ever had it but tbh i think thats just making it harder to hide, i dread getting up in the morning and seeing its a windy day outside

iv never taken any meds, but i feel i need to act soonish, id say im a NW2?

Long term, i could see me opting for a HT one day although i just feel uneasy about having one now, only for the hairline to receed further beyond the point it has?

im attaching some pics of how i have my hair, and then one slicked back, and one from the side so you can see how i mean

its seriously getting me down, part of me would love to just shave my whole head and not give a damn, but its just a scary prospect

I think it helps to talk to you guys, ie people in a similar situation, who have been there before etc

i keep coming across propecia, where do you guys buy from? im based in the uk by the way

current hair


Side

front

part of me feels i could just completely change my image, ie shave the head, grow a beard, don myself in some tattoo sleeves, and work out like crazy!
Nothing wrong with your hair sir your just stressing out like I was .
Im trying revita and visical which seems to be working .
Best seeing a dermatologist about procia nhs docs wont give you it (ime)
My hair dresser did not help though it would be a great crack to razor cut the front .comapred to half the poor people here I have loads of hair really,obv looks somewhat silly when wet as my hair is thin to start .but at present im happy with it and life for the first time in 18 years ..
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