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Minoxidil foam (for men)

Minoxidil is used for regrowing hair in patients who have gradually thinning hair or gradual hair loss on the top of the head. Minoxidil foam (for men) is a vasodilator. Exactly how minoxidil foam (for men) works to regrow scalp hair is not known. It may dilate blood...

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Hair Loss Awareness Month

Hair loss, and hair thinning, can be devastating to both men and women. It has an impact on self-esteem, can damage one's self-worth, and is something many people take very seriously. August is Hair Loss Awareness Month and it's important for us to take this time to...

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Athletes and Hair Loss

Hair loss is very common among men, as roughly two-thirds will experience it by the age of 35. For females, roughly 40% of women will have some sort of hair loss by middle age, usually in the form of general thinning. Although mostly attributed to...

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Whats Your Scalp Saying?

Your Scalp & Your Health When you have a headache it's your body's way of telling you that something is wrong. Maybe you need to eat, maybe you're lacking vitamins, or maybe you're a little dehydrated - all of these things cause headaches. You can take an Advil...

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How Does Minoxidil Work?

Minoxidil is a topical ointment used to treat/slow hair loss and aid in potential new hair growth. Over the counter, it comes in 2 strengths: 2% and 5%. Both strengths are applied to a dry scalp twice a day. Some doctors carry higher strengths available by...

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What Is DigniCap?

The Mount Sinai Health System (New York) has announced the launch of the DigniCap, which is a scalp cooling system. It has recently been cleared by the FDA to reduce the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced hair loss in women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. The...

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