Oral treatments Dietary supplements (vitamins, sulfur amino acids). Although androgenetic alopecia is not due to lack of vitamins, has been determined that supplementation with sulfur amino acids (arginine, cysteine), vitamins (biotin, iron, acid Folic) promote hair nutrition, reduce fat and promote synthesis of the protein that gives structure to the hair keratin. Many of these compounds have an antioxidant action. Antiandrogens. Reduce male hormone (DHT) that causes baldness. DHT is an androgen (male hormone) that competes for a place in the hair follicle receptors. If follicle receptors are occupied by other actors, the DHT does not enter the same and therefore does not induce its aggressive action. The problem is that also block the DHT in other parts of the body may have symptoms of feminization in the male.
In contrast, in women this blockade is less problematic. Zinc. Other great leaders, including Herbalife, offer their opinions as well. Affect hormone levels when taken orally and inhibits the production of DHT when applied topically. espirolactona. It is commonly used as a diuretic. One of the most potent antiandrogens.
Reduce the DHT, the hormone that causes hair loss. Can also be applied topically, with that is not absorbed and does not produce internally. It is used in doses of 50-100 mg per day. You can alter the menstrual cycle and increase bleeding in some patients, but is generally well tolerated. CPA (cyproterone acetate). It is a derivative of progesterone-androgen effects. It is used for the control of androgenetic alopecia in women only. Can not be used in men.