Wed 26 Feb 2014
I am a 50 year old woman and my hair has always been super thin. It now has not grown for years and the back is thinning so much I am looking bald in one spot. What can I do? I am presently living in Singapore and get lots of herbal hair loss treatment suggestions that really don’t work.
As you’ve discovered, herbal remedies are highly unlikely to regrow hair. Rogaine (minoxidil) is the only clinically proven and FDA approved hair loss treatment currently available for females. As with any hair loss drug, Rogaine must be used indefinitely.
Once the drug is discontinued, thinning will resume. For this reason, we always recommend that hair loss sufferers continue to apply Rogaine as directed for between 6 months and one year before assessing their results.
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