Hair Loss Prevention
- 05-29-2005, 06:23 PM
- 05-29-2005, 07:32 PM
Bro unless you're severely genetically prone to MPB or going on a highly-androgenic cycle, I'd say start with the topicals.
05-29-2005, 08:30 PM
05-30-2005, 12:58 AM
05-30-2005, 12:50 PM
05-30-2005, 11:45 PM
Changing - Dr.Lee's Regrowth Treatment Shampoo is only about $14 and lasts about 2.5 months or so. It is superior to standard Nizoral 2%.
Custom sells Ketoconazole powder (active ingredient in Nizoral) dirt cheap. You could add it to your favorite shampoo and save a bundle.
05-31-2005, 12:57 AM
I think it's the two. I would just go to the shampoo section of your grocery store and check it out.Originally Posted by Changing
05-31-2005, 02:09 AM
does anyone know how much ketoconazole powder is needed to make two percent... would i have to measure it out and do some math,,,,ts my guess... am i right?Originally Posted by BigVrunga
has anyone done this
05-31-2005, 07:30 AM
If I remember correctly, 1% is 1 gram per 32oz of shampoo. I think Custom's ketoconazole powder page said something like this when I bought some from them.Originally Posted by smeton_yea
05-31-2005, 10:00 AM
05-31-2005, 10:06 AM
mb27 - Are you in Canada? In the US, only the 1% is on store shelves. 2% requires a prescription. Both are OTC in Canada.
05-31-2005, 11:03 AM
Oops... braino on my part. 1% would obviously be 10 grams per liter, assuming your shampoo's density is close to that of water.Originally Posted by steve777
05-31-2005, 04:27 PM
06-01-2005, 01:04 AM
I'm in the US. I'm not sure about the 1%. I'm up in MASS and I get it at shaws. Whatever %age it is, it seems to help shedding.Originally Posted by rrgg
06-01-2005, 07:02 PM
06-02-2005, 12:58 AM
06-07-2005, 03:24 AM
06-07-2005, 08:30 AM
looks like bs imo - doesnt even contain minox or other documented anti-DHT actives...Originally Posted by smeton_yea
That which does not kill us makes us stronger - Friedrich Nietzsche
06-07-2005, 09:03 AM
Eh. I just bought some ProCede. I'll let you know how it works. My hair isn't exactly thin but in the right light you can see my scalp in a couple of thin areas... My hair isn't exactly thick either...
06-07-2005, 09:57 AM
Crap. I don't have 2-3 days where I can go without washing or styling my hair right now. And, I've been doing some research and found that you need to apply the stuff within 24 hours of receiving it.. I had to cancel my order. I'll reorder again soon. It does sound interesting. It's got to do with scalp-peeling. I believe it works...
06-08-2005, 07:08 PM
i have noticed thinning on the top of my scalp, but no receding. i am not doing steroids, nor have i ever used them. i plan on taking the regrowth treatment shampoo EOD along w/ 1mg (this correct?) finasteride ED. anyone use the liquid finasteride, and if so what is a good reliable site? also, how many squirts would equal 1mg?
06-08-2005, 08:31 PM
06-08-2005, 10:09 PM
<<BigVrunga slaps his head>>
This stuff is total BS. Read their claims:
All this stuff is, is a cosmetic treatment. It only makes hair look thicker, IT DOES NOT REGROW HAIR.PróCede™ revolutionary formula creates the appearance of a healthier, thicker and fuller hair shaft after only one application.
The exclusive, one-of-a-kind formula increases the diameter of thinning hair.
This intense cleansing action and stimulation reduces toxins harmful to the maintenance of healthy hair.
PróCede™ begins working immediately and the results can become evident in as little as 48 hours - a fuller, stronger, thicker looking head of hair after just one application!
With a worldwide patent pending, PróCede™ revolutionary formula is drug-free .
That means no potentially dangerous drug interactions
It may help thinning hair look thicker, but so will a good conditioner. This stuff really isnt anything more than a volumizer, and an expensive on at that! $200 for a 3 month supply? You could buy all your hair care products from minoxidil.com, save $100, and actually have more hair on your head. You could buy all your hair care products from a board sponsor, save $150 and have more hair on your head!!!
06-09-2005, 04:16 AM
id still like to hear a testimonial from someone who used it...on this board,after all it is risk free.
I have a good head of hair, but may be predisposed, would an application twice daily of spiro, spaced over three days , prevent dht buildup?
I currently use nizoral 2 %
06-09-2005, 01:46 PM
06-09-2005, 04:03 PM
how has nizoral worked for you, and what have you used it for (recession, thinning?)?Originally Posted by smeton_yea
06-09-2005, 04:04 PM
i was wondering, are their any hair products that are detrimental to your hair. for instance, i use wax to syle my hair, and was wondering if its bad. thanks.
06-09-2005, 04:05 PM
I use Nizoral 2% every day as an insurance policy. So far, nothing has touched my hairline, which implies to me that I'm just not gonna get androgenic alopecia, period. This probably means that the Nizoral is a complete waste, but buying the powder is cheap, so I'm not taking any chances.Originally Posted by rfbulletdude
06-09-2005, 04:29 PM
06-09-2005, 07:35 PM
I have noticed thicker appearance. Ive used it too stop any recession.Originally Posted by rfbulletdude
so would applying spiro 5 % twice a week prevent any buildup?
p.s. i hear spiro smells nasty
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