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Learn To Prevent and Treat Balding

Male & Female Pattern Baldness

Balding, Prevention.

Many men suffer from balding as they age, and male pattern baldness affects hundreds of thousands of men in the U.S. according to the latest data. You’re not alone. Thankfully, there are plenty of options for preventing baldness, and even treating baldness once it begins.

How Can I Cure Baldness?

Well, you can’t cure baldness outright, short of getting a full-blown hair transplant. But there’s a lot you can do to keep your scalp healthy, maintain your existing hair, and even begin to improve your hairline. That’s right, you can start to slow your receding hair line with some easy-to-use treatment options.

First, it’s good to understand how hair loss happens and what exactly your body is experiencing.

One of the main causes of baldness is when the male hormone testosterone is converted to a form called dihydrotestosterone (DHT) by a certain enzyme, 5-alpha-reductase. DHT acts on the hair follicle to slow down hair production and produce thinner, weaker hairs over time. Eventually, hair production in the follicles stops completely, and this is when you may got completely bald in certain areas.

Both stopping the 5AR enzyme and stopping DHT are powerful ways to slow down the effects of balding in men. 5AR inhibitors like finasteride, or Propecia, can work, but with some side effects. Other DHT blocking products, like Shapiro MD’s solutions, work further downstream to block the DHT at the scalp. By avoiding a system effect, like with the pill Propecia, they then avoid some of the side effects.

Blocking DHT has been shown to have a profound effect, for thicker and fuller hair after just a few months.

Is Baldness Reversible?

When baldness is caused by nutrient deficiency or stress, the hair loss is typically temporary. In these cases, hair growth can be encouraged by addressing the underlying problems: working to build up the body’s stores of zinc or iron levels, and better managing stress. This can take time to have an impact.

Genetic hair loss, meanwhile, is often permanent, as is any type of hair loss triggered by scarring of the scalp. Scarring can be caused by chemical hair styling services or too-tight pony tails. Scarring can also be caused by certain autoimmune disorders.

Genetic or autoimmune related hair loss have few options for hair regrowth. Rogaine has been approved by the FDA for a long time, but it only helps maintain existing hair and does not promote regrowth. Still, because it’s a hair-loss treatment available at the store, many men opt for this.

Male pattern baldness affects thousands of men in the U.S., and we’re here to help.

Baldness treatment without surgery?

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Our Mission

Thicker, Fuller, Healthier Hair.

We treat hundreds of patients every day at our Palm Beach dermatology practice, so we know firsthand how important it is for men and women to maintain their hair at every stage of life. Hair loss is a frustrating and difficult thing for a lot of people, even us, and this is why we invested so many years of our lives into developing the Shapiro MD product line.

Clinically Studied

Take control of your hair and trust in Dr. Shapiro and his team to naturally achieve thicker, fuller and healthier hair.

Our products are protected by 2 United States patents. We are the only company in the world that manufactures a shampoo and conditioner with all 3 of our powerful and natural ingredients. And, the nutrient rich base that everyone loves is also proprietary, and is why most people that uses our products love the way their hair starts to feel.