Can men really regrow their hair?
It depends. “If a follicle has closed, disappeared, scarred, or not generated a new hair in years, then a new hair wouldn’t be able to grow,” Fusco says. But if the follicle is still intact, yes, it is possible to regrow the hair—or to improve the health of the existing thinner hairs.
How do men use hair regrowth treatment?
For best results, apply 1 mL with applicator 2 times a day directly onto the scalp in the hair loss area. Using more or using more often will not improve results. Each bottle should last one month, if used as directed.
What is the best treatment to regrow hair?
Minoxidil (Rogaine). To be most effective, apply the product to the scalp skin once daily for women and twice daily for men. Many people prefer the foam applied when the hair is wet. Products with minoxidil help many people regrow their hair or slow the rate of hair loss or both.
How many days can I skip minoxidil?
Will my hair loss start again? If you miss 1 or 2 doses of a ROGAINE® product, just continue with your next regular dose. We do not recommend that you try to make up for missed doses. One or 2 days of not using ROGAINE® products will not affect your long-term hair regrowth as long as you resume regular use.
What is the best treatment for male hair loss?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two drugs to treat male pattern baldness:
- Minoxidil (Rogaine): Rogaine is available over the counter as a liquid or foam. Apply it to the scalp twice a day to grow hair and prevent hair loss.
- Finasteride (Propecia, Proscar):This is a pill that you take daily.
Can I skip minoxidil for 2 days?
If you miss one or two daily doses of minoxidil topical solution 5%, just continue with your next dose. You should not make up for missed doses.
What is the strongest minoxidil?
Minoxidil comes as a liquid solution or foam is available in several concentrations, ranging from the mildest 2% solution to high-strength 10% and 15% minoxidil.