such as spironolactone, may be prescribed along with minoxidil. This is
particularly true if you have certain medical conditions that cause excess
androgens in your body (PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome for example).
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combination of minoxidil and spironolactone is quite promising. According to a pilot study in 2018, a
combination of 25 mg spironolactone and low dose 0.25 mg minoxidil may
effectively improve hair density and reduce shedding in women with pattern hair
transplantation for androgenic alopecia has been used since 1950s. This
procedure removes a strip of scalp with healthy hair follicles (typically on
the back of the head). So you need a stable donor site of your scalp.
removed, the narrow strip of your scalp is divided into hundreds of very small
grafts. Then your specialist fills these grafts in a thinning or bald area.
transplantation probably is the most effective way to treat receding hairline,
though it’s costly. The results will last longer than other treatments. Even it
may provide permanent results if the strip of healthy scalp is taken from very
stable donor site. It often works successfully in men.
the same doesn’t go for most women with pattern hair loss. Because many times,
it’s difficult to find stable donor site!
about low laser therapy? So far it’s difficult to find conclusive evidence to
support the effectiveness of this treatment in female pattern hair loss. Even
though there is already one device approved by the FDA for marketing, it seems
further studies are required !