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    dht blocker

    Hello I am a 46 year old woman. My hair has been thinning for years, since acutually my birthing years (22 years ago)
    I have been taking DHT blocker for a month now and havent noticed any results.
    Just wondering if anyone has had any results or experience with this
    thanks

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    Re: dht blocker

    What kind of DHT blocker are you using? You need to consistently use your treatment of choice for at least 6 months before deciding its effectiveness.
    Just FYI my current DHT blockers are Nizoral shampoo and Yasmin BCP.

    Good luck and keep persevering


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    Re: dht blocker

    It took a full 2 mos for my dht blocker to take affect.

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    Re: dht blocker

    Hello, I am new to the forum. I have 35 years old, diagnosed with AGA. Hair has been thinning for 6 years now. Not sure whether I have PCOS. My period has always been irregular. My hormones are normal last year I checked but I think they only checked estrogen and testosterone. Should I check more such as LH, FSH? Did rogaine but not effective. no massive HL but hair continues to get thinner. I want to take saw palmetto but not sure whether it will make my irregular period even worse. I want to consider a topical dht blocker. Where should I start? Please help...

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    Re: dht blocker

    @girl_HL A topical dht remover is Nizoral 2% shampoo. The only one I know of. It's a weak one, but it helps alot. I use a nozzle to ONLY APPLY TO MY SCALP (and put conditioner on my hair itself) to prevent the harshness on my hair that niz can cause.

    Internally, I'm using Spironolactone (a low dose, it's harsh also, increases estrogen which causes some breast cancers so if you use, I suggest supplementing with wheat bran which decreases estrogen. I do about 7 tsp's in water a day. And I try to eat at least 1 cruciferous veggie to help against any breast cancers).

    Internally I'm also going to do Saw Palmetto EXTRACT. The extract is proven to work for some. It helps me better than the...dry leaf.... Taking 320mg once or twice a day should help.

    Also, what works for me like medicine is an anti inflammatory diet. Low to no sugar, pasta's, and heavily decreased carbs. The more vegetables and lean meats I eat, the less hair I shed.

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    DHT stands for Dihydrotestosterone, and this is a huge scientific word that refers to a byproduct of regular testosterone. Testosterone is present in everybody, but is the basic element that makes men manly. Assuredly you are familiar with the term and its effects on bodies.

    There is an enzyme that is produced in the scalp, that when it interacts with the testosterone can cause significant amounts of hair loss. This is a complicated process with many more huge scientific names, but know that this is what produces the DHT and the balding process.

    Your first course of action will be in seeking medical advice at any time that you are considering a new treatment for baldness (or for anything else for that matter). And you are undoubtedly aware that male pattern baldness is hereditary and there is no known cure for that at this point in time.

    Talk to a medical professional, but by all means look into a DHT blocker. They are said to be safe, effective, and natural. Going bald is traumatic for many people, but there is help available to ease the situation.

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