Biotin For Hair Loss – Does It Help?

Walnut smoothie

While biotin deficiency is rare, you may be surprised to learn that daily supplementation with biotin can support hair health and growth. In this article, we’ll introduce biotin and the role in plays in the body. We’ll then discuss the implications it has for hair health. In addition, you’ll learn: The signs and causes of …

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Probiotics for Hair Growth: Will It Help?

The balance between good and bad bacteria affects hair health

Can probiotics help improve hair lustre, thickness and gloss? A number of studies, which were conducted on mice suggest there are certain specific strains of probiotics which may be useful for improving hair health. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at these studies to try and answer some of the questions surround probiotics …

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Cayenne Pepper for Hair Loss: New Studies

Cayenne peppers in a bowl

Cayenne pepper has long been used to combat hair loss in various forms. The plant was originally used as a spice in Central and South America in the 15th century and it later spread to southeastern Asia, Europe, and North America. It was also used for medical purposes in many different cultures around the world, …

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Does Soy Cause Hair Loss?

There are lots of different food products made from soy

Soy is undoubtedly one of the most nutritious foods in the world. Soy products are particularly rich in proteins. While soy’s general nutritive benefits to the human body are not in doubt, questions have been asked regarding the impact that soy and soy products have on specifically the human hair. Some studies have gone as …

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MSM for Hair Growth: Does It Really Work?

MSM clinical studies of hair growth positive results

There are a variety of products on the market, including Rogaine and Propecia, that aim to target hair loss. What if I told you, however, that a supplement that is found naturally in our bodies and abundantly throughout the world, might help to lessen hair loss and even promote hair growth? This post will introduce …

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Best Natural 5 Alpha Reductase Inhibitors

A handful of reishi mushrooms

5-alpha-reductase (5AR) is an enzyme in the body that converts testosterone into DHT which then goes on to cause hair loss in men affected with androgenic alopecia. By inhibiting the enzyme, you can slow down the production of DHT and thereby prevent hair loss. Here are the top three natural compounds that inhibit 5-alpha-reductase. Reishi …

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The Best Vitamins That Can Block DHT

Various different vitamins spread across a table

Those who suffer from hair loss do not have abnormally high levels of DHT, it is just their hair follicles (and the dermal papilla) are more sensitive to DHT than those who do not suffer from it. This is why blocking DHT entirely is not recommended. Some vitamins work directly to block DHT, while others …

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