Monthly Archives: February 2013

Finally a New Treatment for Hair Loss..?

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

In an effort to solve a problem as old as humanity, hair loss or finally male and female baldness, scientists from around the world performed, almost routinely new studies to find the true cause of this disease, not only cosmetic, but above all psychological consequences and self esteem.
 
In this way, scientists at Yale University, have discovered, what  would be the source that triggers the process of hair growth.

New Treatment for Hair Loss..?

Experimenting in mice, the researchers identified within the layer of fat from the scalp, stem cells, necessary to stimulate … Read the rest

Hair Loss Treatment With Finasteride

Finasteride

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

The pharmaceutical industry continuously investigates in the hopes of discovering medicines to solve the problem of androgenetic alopecia, more known with the acronym of AGA. New remedies for hair loss are launched to the market each year, but at the moment, only two have been approved by the FDA for the treatment of genetic hair loss.

Finasteride has been approved only for use by males and minoxidil  to be used by men and women.

For treatment of prostate hypertrophy and as a hair loss treatment, the company Merck sells finasteride under the brand Proscar … Read the rest

Alopecia: Causes and How to Avoid It

Alopecia

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

 

Alopecia, avoid it..! The hair cycle goes through periods of growth and decline and an average loss of 100 hairs a day is normal, but if the drop is higher than usual, it is likely that a moderate or severe baldness is starting. This is particularly common in men older than 30 years, requiring an early effective hair loss treatment

Each hair passes through a stage of growth, “anagen phase”, by a stage of inactivity or rest, called “telogen phase” and by a drop phase or “catagen phase”

If preventive measures are … Read the rest