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Looking for hair regrowth. Laser and provillus capsules are options. Which is the best? Mention side effects?

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I am looking for the hair regrown treatment
and i found no of solutions like Laser, Provillus capsules etc
Could you please let me know the best hair growth treatment ... is it good to use Provillus, are there any side effects.....Are there any other treatments without side effects. I am not completely bald , it started now
Posted Thu, 3 May 2012 in Hair Loss
 
 
Answered by Dr. Jasvinder Singh 3 hours later
Hello,

Thanks for posting your query.

I can understand your concern for the hair fall. Although there are many products for hair growth which include Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) inhibitors like Propecia and Avodart and hair regrowth promoters like Rogaine (minoxidil), but Rogaine (topical minoxidil) and Propecia (finasteride) are the only drugs approved by the FDA to treat pattern baldness (hair loss as a result of hereditary causes). You can discuss about these drugs with your trichologist as they are not without side effects.

Provillus is a herbal supplement for hair growth and is with side effects. One of the ingredients in Provillus is Siberian Ginseng, and that can have serious consequences for some users. It can lower blood sugar levels, cause dizziness, disorientation, increase heart rate, and lead to loss of muscle control. Anxiety, breast pain, and headache are all quite common with this ingredient. Secondly, zinc sulphate can cause nausea; difficulty breathing and magnesium should not be taken if you have a kidney disease.

Permanent hair loss can also be treated by hair replacement procedures, such as hair transplantation methods (like micro-grafting, slit grafting, punch grafting) and by scalp reduction. These are the permanent methods of hair regrowth and can be opted for.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Please accept my answer in case you have no follow up query.

Wish you good health.

Regards
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Follow-up: Looking for hair regrowth. Laser and provillus capsules are options. Which is the best? Mention side effects? 52 minutes later
Thanks for the information, I have couple of queries. Could you please help me on this

I recently visited two clinics in New Zealand

CLIVE HAIR CLINICS

They asked me to purchase some products (one shampoo, second cleaning sclap and third one spay). Please refer to below product (product costs monthly RS 4000). Please let me know whether these are good to use
WWW.WWWW.WW au/order/hair-growth-stimulants/kankho/

Advance Hair Clinic

They told laser treatment suits me, that costs around One lakh rupes
Please let me know is this treatment is good one

Different people are telling different solutions, hope you understand my issue.
Could you please suggest the best treatment for hair regrowth
 
 
Answered by Dr. Jasvinder Singh 20 hours later
Hello,

Thanks for writing back to me.

It is true that “takanal” has been proposed by some clinics to help in hair growth. But FDA has approved only two drugs: Finasteride and Minoxidil for the hair growth. Currently, all other so called hair growth products are in the developing stage and nothing can be said about them.

Laser treatment uses low-level laser therapy (LLLT) and claims to stimulate hair growth through "photo-biostimulation" of the hair follicles; but again there is no proof for its effectiveness and harmful effects as yet.

If the products that you are currently using are not helping you, then I would suggest you to consult a trichologist and try the two drugs: Rogaine or Minoxidil or go in for hair replacement procedures. This would have been my advice if you were to be my patient.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Please accept my answer in case you have no follow up query.

Wish you good health.

Regards
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