Saw Palmetto is not effective for hair loss treatment and is not a recommended alternative to finasteride due to its inability to significantly inhibit DHT.
User noticed receding temples, used minoxidil and microneedling with positive results. Added saw palmetto and eucapil, experienced shedding and thinner hairline, but no side effects.
A 25-year-old is considering using saw palmetto for hair loss due to fear of finasteride side effects but is concerned about its effectiveness and cost compared to finasteride. They are seeking advice on whether saw palmetto has similar side effects to finasteride and if it's truly effective or just a placebo.
Saw Palmetto may act like a weaker version of finasteride and could be too weak to treat male pattern baldness (MPB) on its own. However, combining Saw Palmetto with low doses of finasteride might increase effectiveness with less risk of prostate shrinkage and sexual side effects.
The user is exploring topical Saw Palmetto as a milder alternative to microdosing topical Finasteride for hair loss, aiming to minimize systemic DHT impact. They plan to experiment with this herbal remedy for a year to assess its effectiveness on their mild androgenetic alopecia without significant side effects.
The conversation is about determining which type of Saw Palmetto, either Chamaerops humilis or Serenoa repens, is effective for inhibiting the 5 alpha reductase enzyme related to hair loss. Specific treatments mentioned are Minoxidil, finasteride, and RU58841.
The conversation is about finding the best quality and price for a saw palmetto supplement for hair loss. Specific treatments mentioned are Minoxidil, Finasteride, and RU58841.
A user is using minoxidil for hair loss and considering adding finasteride but their dermatologist advised waiting to see if minoxidil works alone. They are thinking about taking saw palmetto (serenoa repens) and biotin as alternatives and are asking for others' experiences and potential side effects.
The user is seeking recommendations for topical saw palmetto and pumpkin seed oil products to treat early male pattern baldness and is considering different options available online. They are specifically asking which saw palmetto product to choose between two provided links.
The conversation discusses using GHK-Cu, C60, and saw palmetto oil as treatments for hair loss. Specific treatments mentioned include Minoxidil (Min), Finasteride (Fin), and RU58841 (RU).
The user shared their positive hair regrowth experience using saw palmetto tablets, 5% minoxidil spray, and a Derma Pen. The conversation debates the effectiveness of saw palmetto versus finasteride, with some advocating for natural treatments and others emphasizing the proven results of finasteride and minoxidil, often in combination with microneedling.
The conversation discusses treating male pattern baldness with topical products containing Saw Palmetto extract. Specific treatments mentioned include Minoxidil, Finasteride, and RU58841.
Hair loss treatment using topical fin, min, saw palmetto, and occasional microneedling shows progress after 1.5 years. Microneedling frequency varies from weekly to every 4-5 weeks with 1.5mm needles.
The individual has seen hair regrowth over a period of 1 year and 4 months using 1mg finasteride daily, minoxidil foam twice daily, ketoconazole shampoo, thick fix shampoo and conditioner, saw palmetto, biotin, keratin, and dermarolling. They are pleased with the results and no longer feel overwhelmed by hair loss.
The conversation discusses hair loss treatment progress over three months using Minoxidil, Finasteride, weekly derma rolling, a bamboo brush, and vitamins Biotin, D, and Saw Palmetto. The user reports noticing hair regrowth at the temples.
Jordan-Iliad has been using a combination of finasteride, minoxidil, stemoxydine, microneedling, saw palmetto, peppermint and jojoba oils, ketoconazole shampoo, and Purador shampoo/conditioner for 3 months to treat their hair loss with stunning results. They have also recently started taking oral minoxidil 1.25mg/day in hopes of achieving even better results over the next 3 months.
Most hair loss treatments are ineffective; only finasteride, dutasteride, and minoxidil show effectiveness.
A user shared their hair loss treatment which includes a custom solution with multiple ingredients, caffeine liquid, and saw palmetto, and mentioned shedding after 40 days of use. Some replies discuss the effectiveness and cost of the treatment, while others debate the usefulness of topical dutasteride.
A hair loss product containing ingredients like saw palmetto, biotin, vitamin D, and others, which claims to promote healthy hair growth and support men's health. However, user reviews are mixed, with some experiencing side effects like mood swings and nausea, and others questioning its effectiveness compared to a simple multivitamin.
A user had a bad experience with a dermatologist who prescribed saw palmetto and biotin shampoo for hair loss, which was ineffective. The dermatologist then suggested minoxidil and dismissed the user's interest in finasteride, leading the user to consider seeking a new dermatologist and possibly starting minoxidil in the meantime.
User on Dut, oral minox 20 mg, Saw Palmetto, Pumpkin Oil, RU, 8% topical minox, and topical fina for hair loss; top of head improves, but retrograde alopecia worsens. Asks for options besides exosomes and where to find topical melatonin.
The conversation discusses a natural approach to hair loss treatment using rosemary, peppermint oil, derma roller, pumpkin seed oil, and saw palmetto. Commenters note a slight or minor difference in hair growth.
The conversation discusses being overwhelmed by the variety of hair loss treatments, including finasteride, minoxidil, ketoconazole shampoo, caffeine shampoo, and other supplements like biotin and saw palmetto. The user expresses uncertainty about which treatments to use.
The user is one month into their FUE treatment and has just undergone PRP treatment at American Mane in Miami. They plan to start using minoxidil and LLT, take xpecia with saw palmetto, and try Exosome from ExoScrt and PRP for better hair growth results.
A user's successful hair regrowth journey using a cocktail of finasteride, minoxidil, and ketoconazole. The user started seeing noticeable results after 8 months and also incorporated saw palmetto, biotin, keratin, and dermarolling into their routine.
Three months into using Minoxidil, finasteride, dermarolling, tretinoin, and saw palmetto shampoo, the user is seeing baby hairs on their hairline and is hopeful they will thicken. Another user reports that their own baby hairs have been getting thicker and longer over time.
A user from Iran reports hair growth in bald spots after using a domestic tonic containing Anageline, Trichogen, Aminexil, Caffeine, Saw Palmetto, and B vitamins, alongside Finasteride, but without Minoxidil. They prefer the tonic over Minoxidil as it doesn't make their hair greasy or cause hair fall.
User shared 8-month progress using daily topical Fin/Min, weekly microneedling, and supplements (biotin, zinc, saw palmetto, collagen). Others praised hairline regrowth and requested temple photos.
Hair loss treatment includes Minoxidil, Derma Rolling, PRP, Saw Palmetto, Vitamin D, and Pyri. After one month, Pyri caused penis numbness, tiredness, and reduced hair fall, but user stopped due to side effects.
Hair loss treatments, specifically Minoxidil, Fluridil & Alfatradiol, Nizoral, Saw Palmetto, Hairmetto and Microneedling. The user mentioned they have seen a decrease in shedding and improvement in the quality/density of their hair since using this stack, but opted out of trying Finasteride due to potential side effects.