Author: nimbus-dev-team

March 10, 2022

Does Rogaine® actually work?

In short, yes. Rogaine® is the brand name for the generic drug minoxidil. Minoxidil was originally developed to treat high blood pressure due to its vasodilator properties.1 Vasodilation is the mechanism of opening blood vessels. However, the opening of the blood vessels also increased the flow of nutrients to hair follicles and began to show…

March 10, 2022

Why is Vitamin A important for hair growth?

Vitamin A is one of the essential fat soluble nutrients needed for the health of skin and hair. Humans and other mammals are unable to synthesize vitamin A and must obtain it from dietary sources. Vitamin A includes retinol, retinal, retinoic acid, retinyl ester, and provitamin A carotenoids. Many skin diseases such as acne, psoriasis,…

March 10, 2022

Finasteride VS Dutasteride

What is androgenetic alopecia? Androgenetic alopecia, commonly referred to as male-pattern baldness, is the most common type of progressive hair loss and affects over 50 million men in the United States. The area of the scalp that is affected, age when hair loss first starts, and severity of the hair loss all vary based on…