Cure to Baldness is on the Horizon

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Female Baldness

Scribe: Samuel Otis

Email: samuel@thethinkering.com

 

Alas, a cure to one of the mos insidious problems for the aging and not so aging male has been discovered. Researchers found the drug had a significant effect on hair follicles in the lab, which caused them to again grow hair.

The formula contains a compound which targets a protein that acts as a brake on hair growth for some this process begins as early as their twenties. According to new reports research head Dr. Nathan Hawshawk admitted a clinical trial would be needed to see if the treatment was safe and effective on people.

Currently only minoxidil and finasteride are being sold as a solution for baldness, but options like hair transplants and other topical ointments are favorite go tos. Hairloss knocks self esteem aggressively and does not just effect men. Nearly 20 percent of all men in the US are bald or roughly 40 million men. To offer some contrast, 60% of hair loss sufferers would rather have more hair than money or friends.

Women also suffer form hair loss, half the female population report hairloss of the age of 65. 29 percent of those women report two or more symptoms of depression. In the US, 21 million women currently suffer from some form of alopecia.

Other hair growth options include hair transplants, LLT or Low Level Laser Therapy, PRP or Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy and SMP or Scalp Micropigmentation. Scientist admit for individuals with hair loss, treatments can be very hit and miss. There is not just one which is universally effective.

 

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