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Re: Receding hairline - what can be done?

Postby cake » 26 Mar 2012, 23:50

For those follicle challenged men a new technique has arisen.
http://www.hishairclinic.com/
(And there is an office in Hong Kong)

Seems a little pricey but hard to tell from some of these images it is not real:

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Re: Receding hairline - what can be done?

Postby Super Hans » 27 Mar 2012, 01:05

Phyto Axil was a good treatment for some spot baldness I had which was caused by lots and lots of stress - it was applied to the small areas where I had hair loss on my scalp and beard. Of course, becoming unstressed helped a lot so it is difficult to determine exactly how much I benefited from the treatment.
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Re: Receding hairline - what can be done?

Postby aphasiac » 27 Mar 2012, 13:39

I would not use finistride / propecia for male pattern baldness. Many long term users are now reporting side effects (sexual dysfunction, depression) that persist even after stopping taking the tablets:

http://www.propeciahelp.com
http://www.propeciaclassaction.com
http://www.propeciasideeffects.com

Ketoconazole (anti dandruff drug) is the easiest treatment if your hair is thinning; studies show it's almost as effective as minoxidil, and it's easy to use (just wash your hair like normal but leave the shampoo on for 2-3 mins). You can buy 2% Nizoral Shampoo anywhere in Taiwan, or Carrefour do their own version; $800NT for 250ML. I wash my hair with this stuff every day for past 3-4 years, and my hair is *significantly* thicker than my brothers was when he was my age.
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Re: Receding hairline - what can be done?

Postby Baas Babelaas » 29 Apr 2012, 06:48

I would not use finistride / propecia for male pattern baldness. Many long term users are now reporting side effects (sexual dysfunction, depression) that persist even after stopping taking the tablets:

http://www.propeciahelp.com
http://www.propeciaclassaction.com
http://www.propeciasideeffects.com

Ketoconazole (anti dandruff drug) is the easiest treatment if your hair is thinning; studies show it's almost as effective as minoxidil, and it's easy to use (just wash your hair like normal but leave the shampoo on for 2-3 mins). You can buy 2% Nizoral Shampoo anywhere in Taiwan, or Carrefour do their own version; $800NT for 250ML. I wash my hair with this stuff every day for past 3-4 years, and my hair is *significantly* thicker than my brothers was when he was my age.


After reading this I tossed the Finasteride out and bought some Nizoral (not cheap).

Let's see what happens with my melon head..
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Re: Receding hairline - what can be done?

Postby aphasiac » 01 May 2012, 01:24

Sorry that was a mistake in the pricing above. The Carrefour generic ketoconazole 2% shampoo is called ZoDo, costs $360NT for a big 250ML bottle (compared to 100ML of Nizoral for same price) and lasts around 2 months washing every day. You find it next to the Nizoral; also contains no sulphates so leaves hair in nice condition.

Also I shouldn't have said "many" propecia users, it's only a select few that have issues (but then why risk it).
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Re: Receding hairline - what can be done?

Postby Hamletintaiwan » 01 May 2012, 01:25

Baas Babelaas wrote:
I would not use finistride / propecia for male pattern baldness. Many long term users are now reporting side effects (sexual dysfunction, depression) that persist even after stopping taking the tablets:

http://www.propeciahelp.com
http://www.propeciaclassaction.com
http://www.propeciasideeffects.com

Ketoconazole (anti dandruff drug) is the easiest treatment if your hair is thinning; studies show it's almost as effective as minoxidil, and it's easy to use (just wash your hair like normal but leave the shampoo on for 2-3 mins). You can buy 2% Nizoral Shampoo anywhere in Taiwan, or Carrefour do their own version; $800NT for 250ML. I wash my hair with this stuff every day for past 3-4 years, and my hair is *significantly* thicker than my brothers was when he was my age.


After reading this I tossed the Finasteride out and bought some Nizoral (not cheap).

Let's see what happens with my melon head..


finistride is a DHT inhibitor. Nizoral also acts this way but since it is applied locally, likely to be less harmful.
Minoxidil (Rogaine) prolongs the active growing phase of each remaining hair before falling out and starting a new cycle, thus more hair. It also seems to delay the complete and irreversible dying of the hair follicle.

In the laboratory new hair follicle have been grown successfully already. If you can delay getting bald a few more years this might come just in time.

I am using Nizoral and Minoxidil periodically, 10 month Minoxidil then a few month Nizoral after that a year nothing and Nizoral.
I am doing this for about 7 years now and my hair-loss has slowed down. However a view more years and I'll get desperate at the very top of my head.

laboratory! Please hurry up! :pray:
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