Fri 4 May 2012
I have been told that if the hair loss gene is too strong (dad loses hair at very young age) then medical hair loss treatments won’t work. Have you seen any evidence to suggest otherwise?
It’s important to remember that there are no guarantees with any non-surgical hair loss treatment. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia (finasteride) work very well for some balding men and not at all for others. This is true for any hair loss pattern. However, medical treatments generally work best when started in the early stages of thinning hair.
It’s also important to note that there is no hair loss cure. Androgenic alopecia (genetic balding) will eventually overcome the effects of these drugs and hair loss will once again progress.
The only way to know what your experience will be is to use hair growth drugs as directed for up to one full year.
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