News by : Bill Seemiller

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How Do I Treat My Diffuse Thinning Hair?

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Many people often confuse "diffuse pattern baldness" with "diffuse alopecia". Though some characteristics of the two conditions are the same - the cause of the hair loss condition is extremely different and therefore must be treated differently. This article will differentiate between them and supply possible hair loss treatments for each.

Proscar Verses Propecia

Friday, October 26, 2007

Many people ask whether or not Proscar can be substituted for Propecia (one of the two FDA approved medications for hair loss). Proscar contains the same active ingredient as Propecia which is finasteride. The difference between the two is the dosage. Proscar contains 5mg while Propecia contains 1mg. Read this article to see why switching may be beneficial on the wallet.

Measuring Genetic Male Hair Loss

Monday, October 22, 2007

Dr. James Hamilton first introduced the Hamilton-Norwood Scale which is now commonly referred to as the Norwood scale after Dr. O'Tar Norwood made a revision in the 1970s. The norwood scale can be used as a guide to determine one’s level of baldness, typically in men although it is true that some women follow this pattern of hair loss also.

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