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Nick47
04-05-2016, 01:18 PM
Hey guys
I've just turned 23 and for a few years now my hairlines just been receding more and more and I've tried looking into a treatment, can't afford any of them and don't want to go to a hair treatment clinic as I've read they rip you off for the same medication you can buy yourself?
I've read so many different types of medication and shampoos and foams, I'm just so lost and confused!
What on earth am I supposed to buy/do to stop or even regain my hairline. Even just to prevent it receding or slow it down...I've read so many different things 😭 posting a pic of hairline so people can see.
Thanks guys,
Nick

WHTC Clinic
04-06-2016, 01:35 PM
If you want to keep your hair quality, consider PRP, vitamins, and get a free consultation (In-person and online) so that you can have your hair density measured. Lastly, maintain a nutritional and well-balanced diet

JohnMPB
04-06-2016, 11:56 PM
If you want to keep your hair quality, consider PRP, vitamins, and get a free consultation (In-person and online) so that you can have your hair density measured. Lastly, maintain a nutritional and well-balanced diet

Wtf worst advice ever...I would expect better from a ht clinic.

OP, confirm with a doctor or derm you have male patterned baldness (from your pics it looks like you have recession) and look into FDA approved treatments (Finasteride, minoxidil). Many here use the "big 3" do a search on this forum to learn more about it. Disregard the info from the above poster, if your have mpb vitamins and diet ain't gonna help much. PRP is a huuuuge and costly question mark. Good luck

Sean
04-18-2016, 11:05 PM
Looks like recession, but it is good to see a doc that specializes in hair. See if you can have a miniturization test. Be careful even with meds, they may work for some but some folks can go through sheds. There are side effects to these things and weigh the pros and cons, but definitely speak with a doc. No shampoo can really grow hair, but some may thicken the look of it due to fillers or whatever ingredients. Vitamins may not do much but if you have any recession due to certain vitamin deficiencies, then it may assist.

How do you normally style your hair?

tedwuji
04-19-2016, 05:28 AM
Wtf worst advice ever...I would expect better from a ht clinic.

OP, confirm with a doctor or derm you have male patterned baldness (from your pics it looks like you have recession) and look into FDA approved treatments (Finasteride, minoxidil). Many here use the "big 3" do a search on this forum to learn more about it. Disregard the info from the above poster, if your have mpb vitamins and diet ain't gonna help much. PRP is a huuuuge and costly question mark. Good luck

Nailed it.

tedwuji
04-19-2016, 05:34 AM
Hey guys
I've just turned 23 and for a few years now my hairlines just been receding more and more and I've tried looking into a treatment, can't afford any of them and don't want to go to a hair treatment clinic as I've read they rip you off for the same medication you can buy yourself?
I've read so many different types of medication and shampoos and foams, I'm just so lost and confused!
What on earth am I supposed to buy/do to stop or even regain my hairline. Even just to prevent it receding or slow it down...I've read so many different things �� posting a pic of hairline so people can see.
Thanks guys,
Nick

Check my thread for things I've done. Finasteride was a slamdunk for me.

https://www.baldtruthtalk.com/threads/22983-Treatment-Protocol

Johny41
04-19-2016, 07:21 AM
Hi Nick,
It looks like receding hairline.
The most common way of treatment is the use of Finasteride tablets. You are right, propecia is expensive, but there are way to reduce the price. Opt for generics. Generic finasteride is much more cheaper than the brand. Many men also buy finasteride 5 mg and split it in 4 doses that will be 1.25 mg. Hope it helps.

tedwuji
04-19-2016, 07:33 AM
Hi Nick,
It looks like receding hairline.
The most common way of treatment is the use of Finasteride tablets. You are right, propecia is expensive, but there are way to reduce the price. Opt for generics. Generic finasteride is much more cheaper than the brand. Many men also buy finasteride 5 mg and split it in 4 doses that will be 1.25 mg. Hope it helps.

Generic Proscar 5mg pills are $9 for 30 pills to quarter (30x4= 120 doses).
That is a 1 year supply for about 27 dollars at Walmart Pharmacy in USA.

$27/12months = $2.25/month Expensive? Really?




*Good idea to check you are getting the generic from the same company each time assuming its working well. And I would stay away from online pharmacies.

Johny41
04-26-2016, 07:02 AM
Generic Proscar 5mg pills are $9 for 30 pills to quarter (30x4= 120 doses).
That is a 1 year supply for about 27 dollars at Walmart Pharmacy in USA.

$27/12months = $2.25/month Expensive? Really?




*Good idea to check you are getting the generic from the same company each time assuming its working well. And I would stay away from online pharmacies.

I meant that brand Propecia is expensive. Generics are much more cheaper and your example shows it very clearly.

tedwuji
04-26-2016, 08:16 AM
I meant that brand Propecia is expensive. Generics are much more cheaper and your example shows it very clearly.

I understand. Good show.

pajason
04-26-2016, 12:53 PM
Wtf worst advice ever...I would expect better from a ht clinic.

OP, confirm with a doctor or derm you have male patterned baldness (from your pics it looks like you have recession) and look into FDA approved treatments (Finasteride, minoxidil). Many here use the "big 3" do a search on this forum to learn more about it. Disregard the info from the above poster, if your have mpb vitamins and diet ain't gonna help much. PRP is a huuuuge and costly question mark. Good luck

no issue seeing a derm or a dr but PRP would be way down the list of treatments. It totally unproven. My advice would be start propecia take some pictures of your hair wet in a well lit room. Take propecia for 9 to 12 months then take some more pics in the same lighting. Look at pics and see if there is any change(no change is good) Then you can decide based on if you got worse, stabilized or regrew hair if you want to continue propecia, stop or add something else like minoxidil.

Herbaliser
04-28-2016, 10:04 PM
Wtf worst advice ever...I would expect better from a ht clinic.

OP, confirm with a doctor or derm you have male patterned baldness (from your pics it looks like you have recession) and look into FDA approved treatments (Finasteride, minoxidil). Many here use the "big 3" do a search on this forum to learn more about it. Disregard the info from the above poster, if your have mpb vitamins and diet ain't gonna help much. PRP is a huuuuge and costly question mark. Good luck

So your advice is better?
FDA approved docent mean anything, and their so called purpose is actually to protect the US citizens from dangerous drugs, or have i missed something?

Seems like a drug abusing crisis in the US, and it seems that there is pill for everything nowadays.
http://time.com/4260798/drug-epidemic-america/

And for once a clinic is actually recommending a dietary option that worked for me, but its never going to proven due to non profits.
So maybe you should wake up to reality instead, and why the FDA puppeteers are approving every possible drug that kills more people than car crashes.
http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/dea-drug-overdoses-kill-more-americans-car-crashes-or-firearms

JohnMPB
04-28-2016, 10:24 PM
So your advice is better?
FDA approved docent mean anything, and their so called purpose is actually to protect the US citizens from dangerous drugs, or have i missed something?

Seems like a drug abusing crisis in the US, and it seems that there is pill for everything nowadays.
http://time.com/4260798/drug-epidemic-america/

And for once a clinic is actually recommending a dietary option that worked for me, but its never going to proven due to non profits.
So maybe you should wake up to reality instead, and why the FDA puppeteers are approving every possible drug that kills more people than car crashes.
http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/dea-drug-overdoses-kill-more-americans-car-crashes-or-firearms

Hey OP, please excuse our friend herby here. I think he may have a secret fetish where he gets off of thinking of guys rubbing green juice all over their scalp (believe it or not that's his "solution" to hair loss).

Like I said look into the big 3 and decide what is good for u. Good luck.

Herbaliser
04-29-2016, 02:37 AM
Hey OP, please excuse our friend herby here. I think he may have a secret fetish where he gets off of thinking of guys rubbing green juice all over their scalp (believe it or not that's his "solution" to hair loss).

Like I said look into the big 3 and decide what is good for u. Good luck.

Your mature answer made me realize, how easy it is for the drug companies.
Im amazed that prescription drugs are even commercialized in US, and how they actually managed to make it possible $
But then again they spend more money marketing their drugs, than actually following up its effectiveness.

Ask your doctor, if the above confuses you.

Herbaliser
04-29-2016, 04:09 AM
So many specialized hair surgeons here, and i would appreciate some feedback.
If any you should have the knowledge, whats happening with the drug abuse in the US, and how is it possible that FDA is approving this?

dm90
04-29-2016, 03:27 PM
Whats your question? Why are people overdosing on opiate analgesics? Or why SSRI+MAOI can be lethal? Its called chemical dependence and drug interactions. As for the FDA approval process, its long, thorough, extremely costly, and most drugs do not make it through. As for the OP, standard disclaimer i'm not a doctor nor should anything i say be taken as medical advice, but that looks like AGA to me. Talk to a derm, research the compound, weigh the pros and cons and decide for yourself. Dont get caught up in anything experimental, costly, or herbal.

Herbaliser
04-30-2016, 06:15 AM
Whats your question? Why are people overdosing on opiate analgesics? Or why SSRI+MAOI can be lethal? Its called chemical dependence and drug interactions. As for the FDA approval process, its long, thorough, extremely costly, and most drugs do not make it through. As for the OP, standard disclaimer i'm not a doctor nor should anything i say be taken as medical advice, but that looks like AGA to me. Talk to a derm, research the compound, weigh the pros and cons and decide for yourself. Dont get caught up in anything experimental, costly, or herbal.

So the FDA approval is long and "extremely costly", but still US is the major drug consumer?
The same goes to Finasteride, and FDA suddenly approved a drug made for prostate issues to cure hair loss.
And they had to expand the may cause side label afterwords, due to the lack of long term research of the drug.

Off topic from the thread starter, and im sorry for that.
But like i said before im amazed, that people are not questioning what they actually are inhaling?

Herbaliser
04-30-2016, 01:41 PM
So many specialized hair surgeons here, and i would appreciate some feedback.
If any you should have the knowledge, whats happening with the drug abuse in the US, and how is it possible that FDA is approving this?

A simple question, but no answer.
So the next question is it due to benefits, since hair loss is business for you?

JohnMPB
04-30-2016, 03:01 PM
A simple question, but no answer.
So the next question is it due to benefits, since hair loss is business for you?

Herby, we love u and all, but why do you bother posting in a forum that focuses on mainstream medicine and surgical procedures like baldtruthtalk? I think your efforts would be better Served at an all natural forum? Like I said I'm not trying to get rid of you, it just seems like your ideas go against a lot of what this forum is built around. I just don't get it bud.

richter101
10-01-2016, 12:05 AM
Hey!

I started losing slowly at 21. Key is to use finistaride ASAP. And that you can afford! I get from costco. It's like $25 for 90 day supply. And price of a doctor check-up. With that in mind, if you still want to take a step further I suggest you save up or get financing. Also, don't be cheap on who you go with. You get what you pay for ;-)

I'm with Dr. Parsa Mohebi (Los Angeles) and was the best investment of my life. Way smarter than getting a used car. ha This is your life and is permanent!! They have financing too.

Looking forward to hearing your progress! Hmu!

Richter101 is a former patient of Dr. Parsa Mohebi (https://www.baldtruthtalk.com/members/32071-Parsa-Mohebi-MD)

Born Oct 89
Began Seeing Gradual Hair Loss Oct 09
Began Seeing Gradual Hair Gain June 15

My regimen includes:
HT #1 2200 (ARTAS- FUE) grafts at Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration in Los Angeles in 2016
Finasteride daily, since 2014
Rogaine experimenter from 2012- 13 RIP

Planning HT #2 By End of This Year :)