Can I use treatments targetted for hair-loss to make my hair grown faster?
My beautician recently told me to use a hair loss product (Hair A-gain) on my eyebrows to help grow them out as they’re a little over-plucked. As I’ve been trying to grow my hair for ages, I thought perhaps I could also use it on my head to stimulate growth. However, I’m worried that the product will damage my hair seeing as it’s made for people suffering from actual hair loss, so could be really harsh.
Has anyone ever used something similar to stimulate growth when they’re not actually suffering from hair loss? I can’t find anything on the beauty forums, so I’m hoping someone here might have some information/ experiences to share.
sam smith answers:
You can BILLIONS of people do anyways, but it’s just another billion-dollar business that can do them MORE HARM than good.
Beginning in February 2008, they experienced one symptom after another: diarrhea, joint pain, HAIR LOSS, lung problems, and fingernails and toenails that fell off. FDA has received numerous reports of harm associated with the use of these products, including stroke, liver injury, kidney failure, heart palpitations, and death. 3-15-11
Google: MSN “Vitamins Can Do More Harm Than Good.”
According Dr. Melissa Piliang, a dermatologist at the Cleveland Clinic. Americans spent an estimated $176 million on hair loss products last year, and chances are some of that money was not well spent. Don’t let charming salon owners, seductive ads or fancy gimmicks convince you otherwise.
CNN, Slate, Consumer Reports, MSN, YAHOO have posted them online for years how people spend $20 billion per year on vitamins and supplements. According to Everyday Health, here’s an article that will tell you why . . . Those PRODUCTS by any other name do NOT WORK. It is false advertisements.
Google: Are Supplements Good For You? About 58,000,000 results (0.13 seconds)
THEN Google: Are vitamins & supplements good for you? About 230,000,000 results (0.17 seconds). Some can actually shorten your life!
Vitamins: Stop taking the pills. 6-10-13.
Google: Hair growth lawsuits. Hair growth caused other men nationwide in class-action lawsuits. About 1,640,000 results (0.10 second. Jan. 24, 2011.
Google: Hair regrowth firm gets the treatment as client sees no fringe benefits. University student Raymond Bayssari, 20, who despite boasting a head of hair most bald men dream about, was awarded a $1305 immediate refund after a tribunal found Mr Bayssari’s hair had not regrown. Published 8-23-12.
In April, 2012, the FDA issued changes to the Propecia label that included additional sexual side effects, including ejaculation disorders, libido disorders and orgasm disorders. The label also noted that some men experienced those side effects long after stopping the drug, which could indicate the problems may be permanent in some cases. That notice was followed up by news reports at the American Academy of Family Physicians and news outlets alerting men to the potential risks associated with Propecia
Home News Lawsuit claims hair drug Propecia hurt sex life of…
Mississauga – Aug 11, 2013
REGINA — A Saskatchewan law firm is hoping to launch a class-action lawsuit over allegations a popular hair-growth drug has ruined the sex lives of some of its users. In statements of claim filed in Regina and Calgary, two men say they lost interest in sexual …
Here’s a new one: “Hair loss clinic fined over wig claims” A ”CUTTING EDGE” hair loss clinic that says it can cure baldness in fact hands out cheap wigs to cover bald spots. 5-31-13.
Google: Glued wig costs ‘hair-growth’ company 7-10-13.
FDA can’t track down all of these fraudulent products, so consumers need to beware of unapproved products that make false claims. When in doubt about a product, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care professional.
Do you have to use Nioxin hair loss product continuosly once you started?
Do you have to use Nioxin hair loss product continuosly once you started? Do you have to use the product temporary to stop hair from falling out,or do you have to use it as long as you want your hair not to fall out,I mean continuosly,forever. I think my hair started falling out,and I want to prevent it from falling ever more,but I don’t want to used something permanently.
sam smith answers:
Nioxin is more than just for thinning hair. I don’t know why your hair is falling out, it could be a number of things including the fact that you just started noticing this… Most people lose about 100 hairs a day. Anyways, Nioxin is a great line for everyday use. They have shampoos and conditioners, scalp treatments, styling products… The works. It keeps your hair healthy and is one of the best haircare lines I know of.
I am starting to bald and want to know what the best hair out there for men is today?
I am 26 years and starting to thin on top. I was wondering what the best product out there today is, in terms of stopping hair loss and promoting the re-growth of hair.
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