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by Pete2
Mon Jan 04, 2010 3:20 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Re: Hair Loss Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 3576

Re: Hair Loss Tips

Joey Ramone wrote:What made you move away from the elsom topicals?

I didnt try them - I think they are VERY good though abd address lot of factors which are involved.

Im currently concentrating on locating a couple of topicals that will help the immune response

Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Sun Jan 03, 2010 3:13 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Re: Hair Loss Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 3576

Re: Hair Loss Tips

I use the Calosol botanical blend.





Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:29 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Thymosin beta 4
Replies: 171
Views: 48461

Re: Thymosin beta 4

realistically how long do you think this jar will last if applied all over the scalp ? 1 month?
by Pete2
Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:49 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Re: Hair Loss Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 3576

Re: Hair Loss Tips

I didnt actually get round to buying them and as ever hairloss research moves fast!




Experimenting with a few topicals to normalise the "immune response" - this is what I feel is missing from my regime.


I think the theory behind rotation is bang on!


Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:48 pm
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Thymosin beta 4
Replies: 171
Views: 48461

Re: Thymosin beta 4

Any ideas as to the comparisons with TB4 to Dermprotein in terms of effectiveness?
by Pete2
Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Thymosin beta 4
Replies: 171
Views: 48461

Re: Thymosin beta 4

How do you go about mailing these guys...do they actually respond to questions ie mode of action / safety?
by Pete2
Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:01 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Stress Response and hairloss
Replies: 23
Views: 7652

Re: Stress Response and hairloss

Id be interested to know if you think your hairloss has actually made you more stressed and increased anxiety? I think its an area which hasnt really been covered alot and an area which needs to be improved alongside the topicals / internals people are taking, Regards Pete Absolutely but what I do ...
by Pete2
Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Anyone still losing a good amount of hair on a nearly daily basis?
Replies: 20
Views: 9930

Re: Anyone still losing a good amount of hair on a nearly daily basis?

Jacob, Just out of curiosity, is the new product a topical or oral supplement? Topical. And it's the Dermatopoietin products..which will probably get some more interested now. Gonna have to stick with the requirements though..and either have stated in this thread or elsewhere that you're losing hai...
by Pete2
Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:27 pm
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Prolobium
Replies: 3
Views: 2208

Re: Prolobium

I'm sure Pete is familiar with this. http://www.mrm-usa.com/v2/images/stories/pdfs/Mens_Health.pdf Austrian herbalist Maria Treben pioneered use of epilobium for prostate conditions. Then, in 1991, an article in Plant Medicine reported that not only does this plant inhibit an enzyme that converts t...
by Pete2
Sat Oct 10, 2009 12:39 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Anyone still losing a good amount of hair on a nearly daily basis?
Replies: 20
Views: 9930

Re: Anyone still losing a good amount of hair on a nearly daily basis?

im guessing that you have reduced your daily rate of hairloss Jacob?
by Pete2
Fri Oct 09, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: What do you do to combat Scalp Itch?
Replies: 25
Views: 6576

Re: What do you do to combat Scalp Itch?

Ohhh man.. I cannot handle the scalp itch that accompanies hair loss. Sometimes I just feel like pulling my hair out.. that's how horrible it gets sometimes. Whenever the itch is in high gear, I shed like crazy.. so I feel there is a direct link between MPB and scalp inflammation. I used niz in the...
by Pete2
Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Dermatopoietin-activates expression of all skin tissue relevant growth and differentiation factors like HGF, KGF and TNF-alpha
Replies: 181
Views: 222637

Re: Dermatopoietin-activates expression of all skin tissue relevant growth and differentiation factors like HGF, KGF and TNF-alpha

This is really exciting. I'm a bit concerned about consistent use of growth factors or mimicking peptides though. There very well could be negative feedback loops that down regulate cellular receptors and screw with natural production of the growth factors. I actually posted this question on the El...
by Pete2
Mon Sep 28, 2009 10:10 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: testosterone, estrogen, dht
Replies: 1
Views: 710

Re: testosterone, estrogen, dht

The relationship is very interesting indeed.

Depending on your age and your Testosterone levels it should be possible to reduce Estradiol and DHT.


Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Fri Sep 25, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: @Elsom Topical Users
Replies: 22
Views: 4423

Re: @Elsom Topical Users

jacob I actually think your topical regime is one the best topical regimes Ive seen.

if i were me the only thin I would add topically is a shampoo that works on inflammation.



Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Stress Response and hairloss
Replies: 23
Views: 7652

Re: Stress Response and hairloss

Id be interested to know if you think your hairloss has actually made you more stressed and increased anxiety? I think its an area which hasnt really been covered alot and an area which needs to be improved alongside the topicals / internals people are taking, Regards Pete Absolutely but what I do ...
by Pete2
Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Need inflammation advice
Replies: 9
Views: 2336

Re: Need inflammation advice

I think addressing SD topically is a waste of time. Internally is your best bet. Believe it or not, even foods like chicken are often recommended to avoid. Mostly you need to examine your diet. Vinegar, cheese, chicken, tomatoes, certain spices, sugar, yeast - which means most breads, condiments be...
by Pete2
Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Crown
Replies: 9
Views: 1696

Re: Crown

Not recommending this in any way but wanted to bring it to everyone's attention. Have at it.... http://www.naturalcrown.com/ Not quite sure about the above without lookin at ingredients. Crown/temple regrowth is pretty difficult however there are finally some good natural topicals available. Regard...
by Pete2
Mon Sep 14, 2009 11:02 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Need inflammation advice
Replies: 9
Views: 2336

Re: Need inflammation advice

So, after a visit to a doctor, he said that my scalp is so badly inflamed that itll make me go bald long before mpb does. I have substantial global thinning, and my seb derm is unbelievably awful. Ive been using nizoral and sulphur shampoos for the better part of 6 months at least, and I have seen ...
by Pete2
Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Stress Response and hairloss
Replies: 23
Views: 7652

Re: Stress Response and hairloss

[quote="Dobika"]Hapyman is right on when he said "stress causes hair loss and the more hair loss causes more stress" a terrble cycle. I truly believe that when I first thought my hairloss was advancing beyond my control I stressed out really bad and that made it worse. I have been successful in cont...
by Pete2
Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:45 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: More Dht is better? theory
Replies: 25
Views: 5777

Re: More Dht is better? theory

What I don't understand about it is, why when you eliminate DHT is there not a full recovery? Whatever the reason may be however, it clearly indicates pattern baldness is a degenerative disorder, which explains why we still have great hair as youths and it progresses from there... There are other f...
by Pete2
Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: More Dht is better? theory
Replies: 25
Views: 5777

Re: More Dht is better? theory

I'm confused on why people say that clay pulls DHT out of the root. Are there any studies on this? And I thought that dht attaches to the receptor site and using something like zix will block this from happening. The clay may have be having a beneficial effect absorbing excess sebum. Regards Pete
by Pete2
Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: For those of you on fin.
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Re: For those of you on fin.

What if anything do you take to mitigate the side effects? I know some take something to reduce estrogen levels...is that correct? If so What do you take? I havent started with fin, but I am losing hope as I continue to lose hair and I've been lasering for 5 months + 7 months on IH regime. Try Pyge...
by Pete2
Fri Sep 11, 2009 9:53 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: More Dht is better? theory
Replies: 25
Views: 5777

Re: More Dht is better? theory

Dobika wrote:I don't think it's the amount of Testosterone, it's how much is converted to DHT. We are the lucky one's who have the enzyme that converts it to DHT.

More the Testosterone to Estradiol ratio


Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: More Dht is better? theory
Replies: 25
Views: 5777

Re: More Dht is better? theory

Ive been reading a few articles explaining how dht is needed for manly features such as facial hair and deep voice etc. So my theory or question is that would more dht be better for the hair IF it wasnt getting stuck under the scalp. For example, if bentonite clay really draws out the oils/dht than...
by Pete2
Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: DermaHeal discount(15%) code
Replies: 120
Views: 32919

Re: DermaHeal discount(15%) code

For those interested in trying it. HL-0912 http://www.2weeksmiracleusa.com/store/index.php/products/anti-hair-loss.html Edit..I guess the code doesn't work. I'll check back tomorrow. Jacob /anyone Anyone know what the ingredients list in Dermaheal is and LA science? What are the differences between...
by Pete2
Thu Sep 10, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Dermatopoietin-activates expression of all skin tissue relevant growth and differentiation factors like HGF, KGF and TNF-alpha
Replies: 181
Views: 222637

Re: Dermatopoietin-activates expression of all skin tissue relevant growth and differentiation factors like HGF, KGF and TNF-alpha

Got a response from them: We indeed developed a new cosmetic line "Dermatopoietin" which includes anti-hair loss product "Hair protection system". This novel cosmetic line we will first introduce to the cosmetic market at In Cosmetics Asia exhibition in Singapore in October 2009. If you are a cosme...
by Pete2
Wed Sep 09, 2009 1:04 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: PhytoCellTec(apple stem cells)
Replies: 17
Views: 7152

Re: PhytoCellTec(apple stem cells)

Jacob wrote:Hard to say..but I trust Lamas. They are high up on the ingreds list.
what are the ingredients?


Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Tue Sep 08, 2009 1:26 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: after a new natural shampoo
Replies: 4
Views: 1263

Re: after a new natural shampoo

cuebreeze wrote:Im looking to buy an all natural shampoo i can use up to 3 times a day. It must be all natural, benefit the hair/scalp and be cheap as i shower a fare bit


The shampoo listed above looks good - perhaps you can alternate it with a tea tree shampoo.



Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Sun Sep 06, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Alpaflor Alp-Sebum inhibits 5a–reductase
Replies: 2
Views: 1851

Re: Alpaflor Alp-Sebum inhibits 5a–reductase

http://www.centerchem.com/PDFs/ALP-SEBUM%20Fact%20Sheet%205911.pdf ALPAFLOR® ALP®-SEBUM is a new treatment ingredient specifically designed for oily skin and sensitive skin products. It has been clinically shown, in vivo, to reduce the size and appearance of pores, reduce skin inflammation and redu...
by Pete2
Sat Sep 05, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Looking to start a natural regime. recommendations please.
Replies: 16
Views: 3187

Re: Looking to start a natural regime. recommendations please.

Hey guys, I've been looking to start a natural routine that will help assist me in stop loss. There is just too much information out there on suppliments, and it even gets more confusing when it comes to buying a specific branding (making sure you not only get the right suppliment, but a good quali...
by Pete2
Sat Sep 05, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Who here presently uses Saw Palmetto?
Replies: 6
Views: 2686

Re: Who here presently uses Saw Palmetto?

helpmyhair wrote:Just wondering if you are currently using it, and what it is doing for you. Maintenence? or slower hair loss? even possible regrowth.

A combination of Pygeum and SP may help - try them as seperate whole herb caps.

Pygeum should help with Estradiol...and SP with DHT.





Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: premature balding advice
Replies: 11
Views: 2736

Re: premature balding advice

Finastaride is basically a drug that cuts off male hormones. Take it and you slowly lose your male attributes. You may not notice sides but they are happenening and that can be worse than not noticing side affects. I think lasers with bentonite clay may be a good combo. Bentonite clay is said to pu...
by Pete2
Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: DermaHeal discount(15%) code
Replies: 120
Views: 32919

Re: DermaHeal discount(15%) code

Sorry guys what serum from lama? http://www.lamasbeauty.com/chinese_scalp_serum.html Thanks Jacob this sound great I just don't know if I can apply it at the same time as the dermaheal. Dermaheal is helping the temples but it has not slowed the shedding but it has only been aweek and my temples are...
by Pete2
Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:07 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: New daytime topical... What do I choose?
Replies: 3
Views: 1026

Re: New daytime topical... What do I choose?

Would it help to say I need a bit of everything? I'm primarily a diffuse thinner, but I have a bald spot now too... Hope that helps Im sure others will have their views also to share. MY own logic tells my that Dr Y has it spot on , meaning : It makes sense to use a very POTENT topical to slow hair...
by Pete2
Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:09 pm
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Elsom Topicals Alternatives?
Replies: 21
Views: 3858

Re: Elsom Topicals Alternatives?

Well, I hope that's not what he was thinking... cause even with all the %&$! I do, I'm still a trainwreck. Have any of you guys seen better results with Terminal 1 & 2 than you have with other Elsom stuff? I do seem to be getting results with what I have been using, but I could probably replace sup...
by Pete2
Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: premature balding advice
Replies: 11
Views: 2736

Re: premature balding advice

hey guys, I'm just looking for some advice from younger guys who are balding and having success. I have been trying everything and have not found much success. I am currently on lasers and IH's supplements. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Elsom has a good range of topicals. Perhaps get som...
by Pete2
Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: New daytime topical... What do I choose?
Replies: 3
Views: 1026

Re: New daytime topical... What do I choose?

What would you like you topicals to address?


thinning hair ? temples? bald spot?



Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Tue Sep 01, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Piroctone Olamine shampoo for inflammation
Replies: 2
Views: 1276

Re: Piroctone Olamine shampoo for inflammation

It always best to alternate a few shampoos ( as it is with topicals )to maintain results.








Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Mon Aug 31, 2009 10:03 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Finally quit finasteride (adivce wanted)
Replies: 10
Views: 3726

Re: Finally quit finasteride (adivce wanted)

Youll find there are other supplements/foods that may help your hairloss:

lecithin, garlic, taurine, omega3, pantothenic acid, psyllium,plant sterols etc.




Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Piroctone Olamine shampoo for inflammation
Replies: 2
Views: 1276

Piroctone Olamine shampoo for inflammation

ARTICLE LINKS: Fulltext | PDF (197 K) Nudging hair shedding by antidandruff shampoos. A comparison of 1% ketoconazole, 1% piroctone olamine and 1% zinc pyrithione formulations. Original Articles International Journal of Cosmetic Science. 24(5):249-256, October 2002. Pierard-Franchimont, C.; Goffin, ...
by Pete2
Sun Aug 30, 2009 6:16 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: PhytoCellTec(apple stem cells)
Replies: 17
Views: 7152

Re: PhytoCellTec(apple stem cells)

Jacob

Is there enough Apple stem cell in the Lamas product in your opinion?




Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Sun Aug 30, 2009 12:24 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: DHT, Is it needed at all?
Replies: 11
Views: 3431

Re: DHT, Is it needed at all?

How does dht work in someone without mpb. Surely the dht carries some sort of benefits the hair shaft??? For someone whose follicles are not susceptible to androgenoc alopecia, DHT will actually make hairs coarser. People with hairloss tend to have an excess of DHT. Although there may be some sligh...
by Pete2
Fri Aug 28, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: DHT, Is it needed at all?
Replies: 11
Views: 3431

Re: DHT, Is it needed at all?

This isn't about "is dht needed for hair"..but it's my fav dht article ..about dht being needed, period. http://www.mesomorphosis.com/articles/arnold/dht.htm Of course there is a need for androgens. However they seem to cause problems ie hairloss etc when they are at "higher" levels than non baldin...
by Pete2
Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:03 am
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: Elsom Topicals Alternatives?
Replies: 21
Views: 3858

Re: Elsom Topicals Alternatives?

I spoke with Dr. Yechiel and he said since I am on Finasteride, I may want to consider products other than Terminal 1&2, and those are the ones he suggested. I may get the Terminal 1&2 after these 3 run out, and do those, then switch back etc. We shall see. Jacob/Perga I wonder why Dr Y didnt sugge...
by Pete2
Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: losing hope with no dht blocker.
Replies: 16
Views: 15171

Re: losing hope with no dht blocker.

Raxe wrote:Where does one get that pete?

I will make a post on it over the weekemd - watch this space :)


Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:23 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: losing hope with no dht blocker.
Replies: 16
Views: 15171

Re: losing hope with no dht blocker.

So im about to completely quit fin now and am gettin a bit worried about what my hairloss is gonna do in the future. I am on lasers, vitamin c topical and a few other things. I stopped shedding but my scalp is allways really dry. So im thinking now i may need some of this dht as ive read dht is act...
by Pete2
Thu Aug 27, 2009 10:21 am
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: DHT, Is it needed at all?
Replies: 11
Views: 3431

Re: DHT, Is it needed at all?

I seem to have my hair pretty stable these days. Hairloss has slowed down alot etc but ive noticed my scalp is allways really dry and flakey. My hair is actually really dry too and grows really slow. So i guess what im asking is dht needed at all for hair? OR How does dht work in someone without mp...
by Pete2
Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for Hair Loss
Topic: ATP Info
Replies: 20
Views: 6587

Re: ATP Info

Hi Pete2, IMO and IME IR lasers (808 nm and above) are not nearly as effective as red lasers for superficial treatments such as hair loss. They also didn't have any synergy effect IME with red lasers as I hoped last year when I tested. Also, LLLT is one of the best treatment options for " 1) lower ...
by Pete2
Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:01 pm
Forum: Experimental and/or Alternate Treatments and Products Discussions
Topic: DermaHeal discount(15%) code
Replies: 120
Views: 32919

Re: DermaHeal discount(15%) code

ChuckP wrote:Jacob
I ordered to bottle already, were do you go for the 15% off discount?

You might get results combining the topical with a Piroctone Olamine shampoo.



Regards
Pete
by Pete2
Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: General Hair Loss Discussions
Topic: Guiddance needed for success!
Replies: 5
Views: 1388

Re: Guiddance needed for success!

Hi all Please can you help me save my thinning barnet? Briefly...(some should take note!) I have been thinning for about 3 years. My hair has receeded about an inch and my hairline is fast disasppearing. I can now see my scalp through my hair and this has gotten quite rapidly worse over the last 2 ...