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Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 12-04-2014, 05:38 PM
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If you don't believe there is point to using...

If you don't believe there is point to using anything natural, I don't know why you're wasting your time on a forum relating solely to natural products. I, on the other hand, do believe the therapies...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 12-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
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Some of the most powerful DHT blockers are...

Some of the most powerful DHT blockers are dietary fatty acids - Inhibition of steroid 5 alpha-reductase by specific aliphatic unsat... - PubMed - NCBI (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1637346) -...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 12-04-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,521
You're right in that vitamin D is definitely not...

You're right in that vitamin D is definitely not a cure-all for baldness. Nothing that you can take that is a natural herb or vitamin will do this. However, if you do a full regimen of things -...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 12-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,521
Vitamin D may be showing progress as a hair loss...

Vitamin D may be showing progress as a hair loss aid for a few reasons.

1. Women were studied for their iron (ferritin) and vitamin D levels (unfortunately, the study focused on D2 rather than...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 12-04-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
I checked out the ingredients. Mostly they look...

I checked out the ingredients. Mostly they look safe, EXCEPT for jaborandi leaves. According to WebMD, this is unsafe and can be deadly at 5-10 grams (jaborandi: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions and...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 11-17-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
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Yes, I have personally used Borage Oil and...

Yes, I have personally used Borage Oil and definitely found it to have at least a small, and more likely a moderate effect in stopping hair loss and potentially regrowing hair. I still continue to...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 06-28-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,995
Biotin usage is a little misleading. It can help,...

Biotin usage is a little misleading. It can help, but only if you are significantly deficient. The reason it got a lot of hair loss press several years ago was that people with significant biotin...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 06-28-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,019
I realize this post was a while ago, but I'm...

I realize this post was a while ago, but I'm wondering if you ever got results from the topical vitamin C serum. I ask this because I recently came across two studies that explains how a specific...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 01-23-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,410
I would agree that if you line up a single...

I would agree that if you line up a single natural therapy against a single drug therapy, most often the drug will have far more noticeable benefits. However, if you combine several natural therapies...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 01-10-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,410
MichaelJames - You are correct that they green...

MichaelJames - You are correct that they green tea and black tea haven't been studied directly on hair loss. However, many people extrapolate that if a compound lowers DHT, it is likely (although not...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 01-07-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,410
Regarding black tea and green tea - the studies...

Regarding black tea and green tea - the studies look very interesting and promising, but so far they have only been done on mice and test tubes. These may or may not translate to humans.
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Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 08-23-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
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Fo-ti is also known as Poligonum Multiflorum....

Fo-ti is also known as Poligonum Multiflorum. Yes, traditionally it is supposed to be helpful with restoring lost hair or graying hair. Unfortunately, it is not yet well scientifically studied. The...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 06-11-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,410
Yes, I agree that studies are mixed, and no one...

Yes, I agree that studies are mixed, and no one should be drawing firm conclusions yet.

This being said, if some studies are indicative of negative effects, than I stay on the side of caution and...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 06-05-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,045
Biotin deficiency has been shown to cause hair...

Biotin deficiency has been shown to cause hair loss, and restoring biotin with supplements has been shown to reverse this hair loss. (Possible biotin deficiency in adults receivin... [Am J Clin Nutr....
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 06-04-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,410
Soy may be a significant help for hair loss...

Soy may be a significant help for hair loss because it reduces DHT, but I wouldn't recommend that any men eat it due to its other negative hormonal effects. For example a study at the Harvard School...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 06-04-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,803
That is definitely not too many vitamins...

That is definitely not too many vitamins (although you didn't post dosages, so it could be too much if there are very high doses).

You can probably combine a number of those into a B-complex...
Forum: Open Hair Loss Topics 01-29-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,736
1. Yes it would be a lifelong commitment because...

1. Yes it would be a lifelong commitment because you do continually need to be sufficient in iodine - however in contrast to drugs, it is very inexpensive - 3 drops a day would cost around $12.00 for...
Forum: Open Hair Loss Topics 01-28-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,736
One of the big reasons both men and women lose...

One of the big reasons both men and women lose their hair is thyroid hormone imbalance. Thyroid hormones are made of a combination of iodine, selenium, and the amino acid tyrosine. Not too many...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 01-23-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,094
I will agree with omega 3, however it is...

I will agree with omega 3, however it is important to know the correct amount. The Daily Recommended Intake (United States) for ALA, which is the plant version of omega 3, is 1,600mg for men and...
Forum: Herbal hair loss remedies 01-23-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,473
Tribulus is an interesting case, because many men...

Tribulus is an interesting case, because many men swear by it being useful for better athletic performance, better bedroom performance, and more muscle strength - you can check that out by looking...
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