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  1. haidut

    Oral vitamin D3 may treat steroid-driven hair loss

    A very interesting study, which demonstrates that a relatively low (5,000 IU) oral daily dose of vitamin D3 for 6 months, may be able to treat gender-specific (driven by steroids) hair loss. Now, the study participants were all female, with female-pattern hair loss (FPHL), however the findings...
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    Topicals on Arteries to Maximize Follicle Exposure

    These questions are partially related to my ongoing experiment of applying DHEA and Progesterone to my scalp for hair regrowth. I have an idea about the location of topicals, and I wanted to get some thoughts on it because I am not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to human anatomy...
  3. haidut

    Topical DHT therapy promotes hair growth

    Despite mentioning it in another post on testosterone (T) treatment for hair loss, I thought that this study deserves its own post, just because its findings are so contradictory to the perennial dogma of "androgenic alopecia" - i.e. that androgens, and especially DHT, cause the male-pattern...
  4. haidut

    Topical T3 Dramatically Stimulates Hair Growth

    I am posting this just a quick follow up and possible enhancement over the approach discussed in my previous post on estrogen causing hair loss. The study below demonstrated that applying daily the HED of a few mcg of T3 per square inch of skin increased hair length by several thousand percent...
  5. Entropy

    DHEA And Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: Molecular And Physiopathological Mechanisms

    ABSTRACT The transforming growth factor-beta 1 (TGFβ1) promotes fibrosis, differentiating epithelial cells and quiescent fibroblasts into myofibroblasts and increasing expression of extracellular matrix. Recent investigations have shown that PPAR (peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor*) is...
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    Importance Of HNF4-alpha In Liver Health (and Possibly Androgenic Alopecia)

    Hepatic hepatocyte nuclear factor 4α is essential for maintaining triglyceride and cholesterol homeostasis http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21071704 "reduced hepatic Hnf4α expression and resulted in striking phenotypes, including the development of fatty liver and a >80% decrease in plasma...
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