Does melatonin works for male pattern baldness?


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I see a lot of positive experience about melatonin, but i want more experience from people.
only from the people whi tried it or use it. It seems that it stops the male pattern baldness shedding.


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Anything that helps you sleep better probably does help hair loss.


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Research on melatonin for treating male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia) shows some promise, but it's not a guaranteed solution, and more definitive studies are needed. Here's a breakdown of what we know:
Potential Benefits:
  • Antioxidant Properties: Melatonin is a powerful antioxidant that can help scavenge free radicals, which contribute to hair follicle damage and hair loss.
  • Hair Follicle Stimulation: Studies suggest melatonin might play a role in regulating the hair growth cycle and potentially stimulate hair growth in the anagen phase.
  • Topical Application: Research indicates that topical application of melatonin solutions might be more effective than oral supplements for hair loss.
Evidence and Limitations:
  • Limited Studies: While some studies show positive results, more large-scale, long-term clinical trials are needed to confirm melatonin's effectiveness for hair loss.
  • Unclear Mechanism: The exact mechanism by which melatonin might influence hair growth is not fully understood.
  • Individual Results: As with most hair loss treatments, results can vary depending on the individual and the severity of hair loss.
Here are some resources with more details on the current research:
Important Considerations:
  • Consult a Doctor: If you're considering using melatonin for hair loss, consult a dermatologist or trichologist (hair specialist) first. They can diagnose the cause of your hair loss and determine if melatonin is an appropriate option for you.
  • Topical Application Preferred: Research suggests topical melatonin solutions might be more effective than oral supplements. Discuss this option with your doctor.
  • Not a Magic Solution: Melatonin may be a potential tool, but it's not a guaranteed cure for hair loss.
  • Combined Approach: Your doctor might recommend combining melatonin with other hair loss treatments like minoxidil or finasteride for better results.
Melatonin shows potential as a treatment for male pattern baldness, particularly when applied topically. However, more research is required to confirm its long-term effectiveness. Consulting a doctor for diagnosis and personalized treatment recommendations is crucial.