TLDR Various treatments, including FDA-approved drugs, natural products, and oral supplements, can help with hair loss, but a patient's medical history and potential allergies should be considered when choosing a treatment.
The document reviews various treatments for Androgenic Alopecia (AGA), a common form of hair loss. It discusses FDA-approved drugs like Minoxidil and Finasteride, topical formulations, natural products, and oral supplements. The paper highlights the role of essential trace elements like iron, zinc, and selenium in hair loss and their supplementation for treatment. It also mentions therapies like Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) and Low-Level-Laser Therapy Hair Comb for hair regrowth. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies like acupuncture and aromatherapy are also discussed. Natural products like onion juice, rosemary oil, saw palmetto, procyanidin, garlic gel, capsaicin, caffeine, amino acids, pumpkin seed oil, and curcumin have shown promising results in various studies. The document also reviews topical formulations like Minoxidil in various concentrations and forms, and brands offering Minoxidil-based products. The paper concludes that these treatments can reduce side effects and are beneficial in treating AGA, but a patient's medical history and potential allergies should be considered when choosing a treatment.View this study on link.springer.com →
PRP injections may be a safe, effective alternative for hair loss treatment compared to minoxidil and finasteride.
Serenoa repens extract in topical products improves hair growth and appearance in male pattern baldness with mild side-effects.
Oxidative stress affects hair loss in men with androgenetic alopecia.
Rosemary oil and minoxidil 2% both effectively increase hair count in people with androgenetic alopecia, but rosemary oil causes less scalp itching.
PRP injections increase hair density and satisfaction in androgenetic alopecia patients.
Effective treatments for male pattern baldness include oral finasteride and topical minoxidil, while topical minoxidil is best for female pattern baldness.
Injecting CD34+ cell-containing platelet-rich plasma into the scalp can improve hair count and thickness in people with pattern hair loss.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a cheap and easy treatment for hair loss, but not suitable for everyone. It also helps in healing ulcers, rejuvenating skin, and improving hair transplants.
Platelet-rich plasma treatment significantly increased hair regrowth and decreased discomfort in alopecia patients, making it a potentially better and safer treatment option.
Female pattern hair loss is caused by multiple factors and while treatments like topical minoxidil, hormone therapy, and low-level light therapy can help, none can fully cure it.
Finasteride may cause sexual side effects like erectile dysfunction, but they are reversible and affect less than 2% of men.
SLN suspensions work as well as commercial solutions for minoxidil delivery, but are non-corrosive, making them a promising alternative.
HairMax LaserComb® effectively promotes hair growth and stops hair loss in males with androgenetic alopecia, with no serious side effects.
Plant extracts effectively reduce hair loss and increase growth, offering a safe alternative treatment.
Natural 5AR inhibitors effectively improve mild to moderate hair loss in men.
Finasteride reduces scalp DHT levels, potentially treating male pattern baldness.
Patients generally have positive attitudes towards using topical Minoxidil for hair loss treatment.
Various treatments, including FDA-approved drugs, natural products, and oral supplements, can help with hair loss, but a patient's medical history and potential allergies should be considered when choosing a treatment.
Minoxidil helps stimulate hair growth and reduce hair loss in women with androgenic alopecia.