A Natural Alternative
The vast majority of people suffering from hair loss are experiencing
Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA) in the form of Male Pattern Baldness (MPB) or Female Pattern Baldness (FPB). Both men and women can suffer from AGA and the effects on their self-esteem can be devastating.
Most are familiar with two commonly prescribed pharmaceutical treatments
for hair loss: Rogaine and Propecia. These treatments have been
scientifically shown to help by regrowing some hair in some people and/or
maintaining existing hair and slowing further hair loss. They work
differently from each other by addressing the hair loss problem from
alternative modalities. Generally, they work better the earlier one
starts treating their hair loss.
Rogaine is a topical treatment that comes in 2% and 5% concentrations,
which must be applied to the scalp twice a day. It is a type of treatment
called a growth stimulant, because it works by stimulating
dormant hair follicles that have been weakened by the underlying hair loss
condition, to grow and continue to grow for a longer period of time.
Potential side-effects of Rogaine include scalp irritation, itching and
flaking, lowered blood pressure, heart palpitations, and headaches.
While Rogaine does stimulate growth, it does not deal with the underlying
cause of androgenetic hair loss. This means that over time, if you don't
use anything else to treat your hair loss, you will continue to lose hair.
Propecia is a pill taken once daily that deals with the hair loss
problem by blocking an enzyme called 5-alpha-reductase (5ar), which when
combined with testosterone forms a very potent androgen called
dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Propecia is a type of treatment called a
DHT inhibitor. DHT is the main culprit in androgenetic hair
loss because it attaches to receptors on the hair follicles, causing them
to miniaturize over time. By blocking the 5ar enzyme, Propecia reduces
the amount of DHT created in the body, thereby slowing or preventing
further hair loss.
It should be noted however, that because Propecia is taken internally, its
effects on DHT are not limited to the scalp. Potential side-effects
include lowered sexual desire, difficulty achieving an erection, decreased
semen, rash, itching, breast tenderness and enlargement, and testicular
A Combination Treatment - Both a Growth-Stimulant and DHT-Inhibitor
But what if one wants to treat their hair loss in such a way as to
eliminate the potentially harmful side-effects while having both growth
stimulating and DHT-inhibiting effects, thereby combining the
modes of action of both Rogaine and Propecia?
What if one does not want to use drugs or take a pill that effects more
than just the scalp?
Alex Khadavi, M.D., FAAD, Associate Professor of Dermatology at University of Southern California, and Board-Certified Dermatologist has
been focusing on treating hair loss for over 14 years. Dr. Khadavi is the developer of Revivogen, a topical anti-DHT topical treatment that combines all known strategies in treating hair loss.
Revivogen, a Smart Alternative
Revivogen's ingredients have been scientifically proven to have powerful and effective anti-DHT and growth stimulation effects. The respective studies about these ingredients have been published in multiple peer reviewed medical journals such as The Journal of Investigational Dermatology and The Journal of Biochemistry to name a few. Revivogen is used daily and because it is applied directly to the scalp, its positive effects directly reach the hair follicles and avoid potential side effects associated with oral medications such Propecia which are circulated throughout the body. Revivogen is a safe and highly effective alternative for male and female pattern hair loss.
To learn more about this revolutionary product, please visit www.Revivogen.com or call 888-616-HAIR.