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The New Possible Benefits of Finasteride

  Health & Wellness
Finasteride, also known by its brand names, Propecia and Proscar, is one of only two drugs approved by the FDA for the treatment of hair loss. Finasteride originally came on the scene in 1992 as a treatment for an enlarged prostate. Over time scientists noticed that the drug helped with hair loss and, in fact, inhibited dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the scalp. Now a recent...

The Leading Non-Surgical Hair Restoration Options

  Capillus Red Light Treatment
When it comes to hair loss treatment, you might be surprised to learn of the numerous non-surgical hair restoration methods outside of the traditional hair transplant. For some, these are the only possibilities for hair regrowth. Typically, women are not good candidates for hair surgery due to the diffuse pattern of thinning associated with female pattern hair loss (FHPL), a type of hereditary hair...

How Often Should You Wash Your Hair?

  Health & Wellness
Hair washing depends on three main factors; your hair type, lifestyle, and how oily your hair gets after cleansing your hair with shampoo. Ideally, we should wash our hair when it needs to stay naturally moisturized while keeping it healthy and clean, free of follicle-clogging and unnecessary build-up. This, however, varies depending on how often your natural oils appear as you live through your...

Capillus Announces Its New 6-Minute Laser Therapy Treatment

  Capillus Red Light Treatment
We are excited to unveil an even more convenient way to treat hair loss with treatments of just 6 minutes daily on all of its laser therapy caps. Same energy output in less time! All FDA-cleared models (Capillus82™, Capillus202™, Capillus272Pro™ and CapillusRX™) are now equipped with the same clinically proven technology physicians have used for years to treat thinning hair at home or on...

3 Signs Hair Loss is Ruining Your Life

  alopecia
Hair loss is nothing to joke about, especially because of the emotional and psychological effects that follow. Although hair loss is fairly common in both men and women, it often leads to a compromised sense of self-image and the potential to negatively impact other aspects of one’s life. An estimated 50 percent of men experience hair loss before they turn 50. While less common,...

Hair Regrowth Treatment: Do Topical Creams Really Work?

  Health & Wellness
Men, and women, have been searching for effective, if not quick, treatments to hide their balding and thinning hair since 1550 B.C. According to History.com,“the ancient Egyptians, ‘suffering from hair loss’ recommended treatments such as using a mixture of fats from a hippopotamus, crocodile, tomcat, snake and ibex; porcupine hair boiled in water and applied to the scalp for four days; and the leg...

Using Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) to Treat Hair Loss

  Health & Wellness
Hair loss research and solutions continually evolve, bringing new products and treatments for patients around the globe. Some treatments are targeted at a specific type of hair loss, typically associated with biological sex. For instance, Propecia is intended to treat male-pattern baldness and can be dangerous for women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant. Fortunately, the most innovative treatments with impressive results...

Will a Laser Cap Fix Your Receding Hairline?

  Capillus Red Light Treatment Topics for Him
A receding hairline is often the first visible sign that hair loss has started. Both men and women may experience thinning along the front and sides of the scalp, both of which are highly visible regions that play a big role in framing facial features and personal expressions. Topical foams, prescription medications, hair transplant surgery, and laser hair restoration are all options that patients...