What products would you recommend for my hair growth? I am already on 5% minoxidil. I recently added progesterone cream (Photos)
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Use your own cells to help grow your hair back
Minoxidil is a great therapy for female hair loss. However, more recently, cellular therapy has been shown to have tremendous benefits for stimulating hair growth and reducing hair loss. I have been using PRP with growth factors for many years with outstanding results. It's non surgical, low maintenance and works!
Hair Loss Treatment Basics--Minoxidil with Progesterone and PRP
Minoxidil works best in combination with other non-invasive options like PRP and progesterone injections. This would require a series of treatments, and usually after a monthly injection for 4-5 months should show improvement. I suggest seeing a hair loss expert to evaluate and go over your condition and provide you information about your best treatment options. Best, Dr. Emer
I agree that microneedling and direct injection of PRP( platelet rich plasma) has been very helpful in men and women.
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Be sure to see a dermatologist for guidance in what might be happening. Medical options are key - not surgical for you. The best evidence for female genetic hair loss from the published medical literature is minoxidil and spironolactone, not microneedling, not progesterone. These should be considered first.