Ginseng for Hair Growth: Effects, Benefits & Results

A ginseng plant and powdered capsules on a table

There are many ingredients and treatments currently on the market that specifically target hair loss including Aloe Vera and Liquorice root. But one very powerful and effective ingredient that you may not have heard too much about is the natural plant ginseng. Ginseng is classed as any one of the eleven different species of slow-growing …

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Can Glutamine Deficiency Cause Hair Loss?

Glutamine is one of the most misunderstood amino acids, but also one that may be necessary for healthy hair growth. In this article, I’m going to discuss the implications of glutamine deficiency, including whether it can be responsible for hair loss. First, I’ll discuss what glutamine is and the role in plays in the body. …

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Saw Palmetto for Hair Growth: Does it Block DHT?

The saw palmetto leaf can help to inhibit 5AR.

Saw palmetto is a plant that was originally used by Native Americans to treat ailments. It produces small berries which is what is found in most supplements. There is research that shows this plant can help with an enlarged prostate. This is similar to the way the drug Propecia works, which was also originally intended …

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How To Use Astaxanthin For Hair Loss – Does It Really Work?

The structure of the hair follicle starts with the dermal papilla

There’s a good chance that Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA), more commonly known as male pattern baldness, can be treated and even reversed with the help of a powerful antioxidant known as astaxanthin. What Is Astaxanthin? Astaxanthin is an antioxidant—and more specifically, a carotenoid—which is present in the majority of red-colored aquatic organisms, such as algae, salmon, …

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The Truth About DHEA And Hair Loss + Foods That Promote It!

Fish and fish oils help increase DHEA in your body

Recently, one of the underlying causes of hair loss in men and women has been associated with deficiencies in a naturally produced hormone known as dehydroepiandrosterone, or DHEA. While it is normal for levels of DHEA production to reduce as people age, related hair loss can potentially be addressed through the use of synthetically produced …

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DHT Blocker Side Effects: Everything You Need to Know

A man suffering with a low libido

It’s well known that dihydrotestosterone is the male hormone primarily responsible for male pattern baldness, so it makes sense that blocking this hormone would help slow or even reverse hair loss… And it does. In this article you’ll learn about some of the side effects that come about from blocking DHT, and you will also …

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