By: Joe Graedon March 3, 2016 16 Comments
    Is There Any Natural Way to Stop Hair Loss?

    Q. Every time I shower there is more hair around the drain. I used to have nice, thick hair but it is thinning rapidly and I would like to do something to slow or stop my hair loss. Is dandruff a cont…

    By: Terry Graedon September 18, 2014 0 Comments
    Bald Men at Higher Risk of Aggressive Prostate C…

    Men with male pattern baldness may be at higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer. That's the finding from a study of nearly 40,000 men published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The researchers…

    By: Terry Graedon August 21, 2014 0 Comments
    A High-Tech Cancer Drug Offers Hope Against Seve…

    A high-tech anti-cancer drug may offer may eventually offer an effective treatment for serious baldness. Alopecia areata is the medical term for a mysterious autoimmune condition that leads to disfigu…

    By: Joe Graedon April 4, 2013 21 Comments
    Heart Warnings: Baldness And Earlobe Creases

    When you think about checking for heart disease what probably comes to mind are expensive exams such as stress tests on a treadmill while hooked up to a high-tech electrocardiogram, cardiac catheteriz…

    By: Terry Graedon March 16, 2010 0 Comments
    Do Bald Men Have Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer?

    Men with a receding hairline may have something to cheer about. A study from the University of Washington School of Medicine suggests that men who experience a bald spot and significant thinning by th…

    By: Terry Graedon June 25, 2007 9 Comments
    Turbo-Charged Rogaine Grows Hair

    Q. I've been using Rogaine (minoxidil) for more than 12 years to slow hair loss. I started taking the oral medicine Proscar when I heard that this drug could also help grow hair. (Proscar was cheaper …

    By: Joe Graedon September 4, 2005 1 Comments
    Aromatherapy for Hair Loss

    When we read about aromatherapy for hair lossĀ (treatment for alopecia areata) in the Archives of Dermatology (November 1998)* we were astounded. The Scottish dermatologists stated that: "Cedarwood, l…

    By: Joe Graedon April 5, 2004 0 Comments
    Herbal Extract For Battling Baldness

    Q. Several months ago I started taking 160 mg/day of saw palmetto extract to slow the progression of male pattern baldness. To my surprise, the regimen seems to work. There is less hair in the bathroo…

    By: Joe Graedon October 13, 2003 0 Comments
    Which Baldness Drugs Works Best?

    Q. My 28-year-old son has a receding hairline. I hate to see him look middle-aged before he is in his 30s. Which baldness medicine works better, Rogaine or Propecia? Would they work better together th…