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What Is Hair Shedding? Why Does My Hair Shed

Hair shedding, Everyone sheds hair and it’s completely normal to lose around 100 strands a day. Hair washing, brushing, combing and styling all account for the loss of a few hairs and, as with so many animals, we also tend to shed more hair at certain times of the year. Perhaps surprisingly, we tend to […]

Best Minoxidil For Women

What Is Minoxidil? Minoxidil is an antihypertensive vasodilator medication that was once used as a high blood pressure medication. Many patients using the medication for blood pressure found that hair growth occurred as an unusual side effect. Further research was then conducted on the drug, which found that it had a positive effect on thinning […]

Symptoms of Minoxidil

When minoxidil was used as a popular oral treatment for high blood pressure, one of the side effects was hair growth and a seemingly reversal of male patterned baldness. That surprising symptom became the main attraction when minoxidil became the first drug approved by the FDA for treatment of hair loss. The pill version had […]