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    Default Finasteride - too late start it?

    Ok, i'm 44 - started losing hair around the age of 27, i'm perhaps NW 2.5 - 3 now, it's becoming noticable, thankfully, it's taken a long time to get this far.

    My Q is, is it too late to start it, given that my scalp has been under attack for many years, i don't know if it's worth taking the risk, not sure if Fin would save what i've got, or, would have saved it if i'd started it at the onset of my MPB?

    Just throwing it out there, guess no-one can really answer it, maybe other old timer's that started the treatment late can chime in?

    Thanks.

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    Your age isn't likely to matter, the only thing that matters is that you have hair to save. If I was you I would definitely give it a go. I have less native hair than you do and I take it. I wish I would have started at first loss but I was scared off, I lost a lot of hair and ended up on it anyways. It probably won't give you much regrowth, but it will more than likely save the hair you have. A NW 2.5-3 is much better than a NW 5/6/7

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    No it is not too late.

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    I guess that I'll give it a try too brothers !!

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    That's pretty mild AGA IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KO1 View Post
    That's pretty mild AGA IMO.
    Yes mild but i'm heading the same way as anyone else - doom, just wish i wasn't so hesitant about the drug, one minute i read positive's, and i'm keen - then i read neg's, and i'm on the fence again.

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    You could microdose. Maybe take 0.25mg ED.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KO1 View Post
    You could microdose. Maybe take 0.25mg ED.
    I am considering that mate, but again - I've read that such small doses aren't beneficial, and confuse the body, but I'd rather try that amount than 1mg straight off the bat.

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    Dude seriously, just wake-up in the morning forget all you've read and just pop a pill and carry on with your day. It's what I did and I haven't looked back, not one side-effect so far and I'm at 4.5 months now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jcm800 View Post
    I am considering that mate, but again - I've read that such small doses aren't beneficial, and confuse the body, but I'd rather try that amount than 1mg straight off the bat.
    They are not as effective, but they do help, and given how your AGA sounds mild, you may not require the full DHT suppression (but you might, never know).

    I don't know about confusing the body.

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