Category: Drugs

Can Coconut Oil Cure My Hair Loss?

Coconut oil has many benefits for hair, however, it will not cure the mechanism of baldness. Coconut oil does a great job of conditioning the scalp and contains many nutrients that help the hair to grow thicker, stronger, and faster. It is a great thing to use to improve hair and scalp health. However, the […]

Does Propecia Impact Testosterone Levels?

Propecia’s mechanism of action is blocking the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Therefore, since less testosterone is being converted, serum levels of testosterone do increase in patients taking Propecia. The biggest increases in testosterone levels tend to be in patients who have low testosterone levels to begin with. In many cases, testosterone levels will […]

Propecia vs Rogaine

Propecia (finasteride) is the gold standard for preserving and thickening hair that is susceptible to thinning and balding. It blocks the DHT receptors on the hair follicle, which is the mechanism by which hair thins and falls out. It is a medication that is taken every day orally. Rogaine (active ingredient, minoxidil) is a topical […]

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