Block Stress and Grow Back Your Hair! Maybe Not.

It is the holy grail of all those who have ever wanted their hair back; complete regrowth in months without surgery or ongoing treatment!

Recent news reports have discussed recent scientific breakthroughs that promise exactly this through treatment with a chemical compound that “blocks stress.” ( If this research out of UCLA proves to be true, it will be a hopeful and significant development.

Most hair loss, however, is not caused by stress.  Most hair loss, particularly in men, is caused by genetics and hormonal influences.  So this new treatment, if it proves to be useful in humans, is unlikely to be a panacea for the commonest form of hair loss.  Androgenetic alopecia (AKA Male Pattern Hair Loss) can still be treated successfully only with minoxidil, finasteride, or hair restoration surgery.  To discuss which options would work best for your individual case call today to schedule your consultation with Dr. Wasserbauer