By: Terry Graedon October 7, 2019 14 Comments
    Will MSM Improve Hair Growth?

    Is there anything you can take to improve hair growth? Some supplement manufacturers claim that their nutraceuticals can help achieve thick, healthy hair. Our readers embrace one popular supplement th…

    By: Joe Graedon March 3, 2016 17 Comments
    Is There Any Natural Way to Stop Hair Loss?

    Q. Every time I shower there is more hair around the drain. I used to have nice, thick hair but it is thinning rapidly and I would like to do something to slow or stop my hair loss. Is dandruff a cont…

    By: Terry Graedon September 18, 2014 1 Comments
    Bald Men at Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate C…

    Men with male pattern baldness may be at higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer. That's the finding from a study of nearly 40,000 men published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The researchers…

    By: Terry Graedon August 21, 2014 0 Comments
    A High-Tech Cancer Drug Offers Hope Against Seve…

    A high-tech anti-cancer drug may offer may eventually offer an effective treatment for serious baldness. Alopecia areata is the medical term for a mysterious autoimmune condition that leads to disfigu…

    By: Joe Graedon April 4, 2013 21 Comments
    Heart Warnings: Baldness And Earlobe Creases

    When you think about checking for heart disease what probably comes to mind are expensive exams such as stress tests on a treadmill while hooked up to a high-tech electrocardiogram, cardiac catheteriz…

    By: Terry Graedon March 16, 2010 0 Comments
    Do Bald Men Have Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer?

    Men with a receding hairline may have something to cheer about. A study from the University of Washington School of Medicine suggests that men who experience a bald spot and significant thinning by th…

    By: Terry Graedon June 25, 2007 9 Comments
    Turbo-Charged Rogaine Grows Hair

    Q. I've been using Rogaine (minoxidil) for more than 12 years to slow hair loss. I started taking the oral medicine Proscar when I heard that this drug could also help grow hair. (Proscar was cheaper …

    By: Joe Graedon September 4, 2005 1 Comments
    Aromatherapy for Hair Loss

    When we read about aromatherapy for hair loss (treatment for alopecia areata) in the Archives of Dermatology (November 1998)* we were astounded. The Scottish dermatologists stated that: "Cedarwood, l…

    By: Joe Graedon April 5, 2004 0 Comments
    Herbal Extract For Battling Baldness

    Q. Several months ago I started taking 160 mg/day of saw palmetto extract to slow the progression of male pattern baldness. To my surprise, the regimen seems to work. There is less hair in the bathroo…

    By: Joe Graedon October 13, 2003 0 Comments
    Which Baldness Drugs Works Best?

    Q. My 28-year-old son has a receding hairline. I hate to see him look middle-aged before he is in his 30s. Which baldness medicine works better, Rogaine or Propecia? Would they work better together th…