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What is DHT (Dihydrotestosterone)? How Does It Cause Hair Loss?

Posted by Gary Heron, on August 30th, 2007, under HAIR LOSS SCIENCE

Question: What is DHT?

Answer: DHT is the conversion of the male hormone Testosterone into DHT or Dihydrotestosterone in the skin tissue of the body. The enzyme 5 alpha reductase converts testosterone into its more potent form DHT. DHT is responsible for causing hair loss known as Male Pattern Baldness (Androgenetic Alopecia) and for stimulating the growth of body hair in general. Genetic hair loss can be treated successfully by the us of treatments like Propecia (which has side effects) or Biostim (which does not have any side effects).

Read Medical Breakthrough link for further information on Biostim:

http://www.thewestminsterpractice.com/medical_breakthrough.asp

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What is Nioxin? Hair Loss Treatment Or Herbal Lotion?

Posted by Gary Heron, on August 30th, 2007, under TRICHOTALK

Question: What is Nioxin?

Answer: Nioxin is a herbal based hair product sold in hair salons to treat thinning hair and hair loss. It has quite a good effect as a hair conditioning agent. Not recognised trichologically.

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What Is Keratin? Is It Food For Hair Loss?

Posted by Gary Heron, on August 30th, 2007, under TRICHOTALK

Question: What is Keratin?

Answer: Keratin is a tough protein that is the primary constituent of hair, nails and skin.

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What Is A Vasodilator? It Is The Main Regrowth Function To Counter Hair Loss.

Posted by Gary Heron, on August 30th, 2007, under TRICHOLOGIST, TRICHOTALK

Question: What is a vasodilator?

Answer: A vasodilator is a medication that causes the blood vessels to dilate or expand like Vitastim and Minoxidil.

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What is a Hair Weave or Hair Replacement System? Is it Surgery?

Posted by Gary Heron, on August 29th, 2007, under HAIR REPLACEMENT SYSTEMS

Question: What is a Hair Weave? Is it Surgery?

Answer: Hair weaving or a Hair Replacement System is a process by which a hairpiece, toupee or wig is attached to your existing hair at the sides and back in order to cover up your bald spot or scalp on top. It is basically a very good but expensive wig.

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