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Procerin - agents that engender hair growth

  1. Sep 25, 2008 #1
    im browsing through products that potentially reverse the cessation of hair growth on one's head.


    that which im observing is as follows:


    procerin


    ingredients:

    approximated daily value
    Saw Palmetto Berries 1500mg **
    Zinc (Zinc Sulfate) 15mg 100%
    Pyroxide 5mg 300%
    Magnesium (Oxide) 150mg 38%
    Proprietary Blend 30mg **
    Gotu Kola, Nettles, Pumpkin Seed, Eleuthero Root, Muira Puma Root, Uwa Ursi




    i suppose the premise behind this product is that it inadvertently engenders hair growth, which was discovered when used to treat a prostate malady.



    im under the impression that its supposed to act as a dht inhibitor, which is a contributing factor to baldness in males.



    would one care to enlighten me? any relevant info that may benefit my inquiry is appreciated.
     
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  3. Sep 25, 2008 #2

    GCT

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    Advice - don't test supposedly medically based substances that are not proven or have not been FDA approved.

    Have you ever considered Rogaine?
     
  4. Sep 27, 2008 #3
    free testosterone, hair growth, and natural remedies

    my last post got lost amidst relogging in.


    anyway, id like to retain brevity so ill present my findings.


    everything on the market has potentially irreversible, tedious, or undesirable side effects.


    thanks for the 'not fda approved' notice. sound advice, indeed.


    with respect to rogaine, the active ingredient is said to be nitric oxide, known as minoxidil.

    if one may increase it naturally, then go for it.




    that which came to be of interest was that the main catalyst for balding in males is the circulation of free testosterone, which may be reduced by engaging in significant amounts of daily aerobic exercise, in addition with maintaining low insulin and stress levels. SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin), produced by the latter, binds to free testosterone.


    By approximately 2010, a tested form of transporting cells from one's hair follicles to other areas may be available, which is said to be effective in 70% of subjects. that which was discerned was that this method involves the use of stem cells, and its use across gender was not noted by myself.



    moreover, massaging one's scalp with natural oils may affect hair growth.



    ill update this thread when appropriate!
     
  5. Sep 27, 2008 #4

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    I , for one , am not inclined to use anything that decreases my testosterone.
     
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