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229. Is hair loss reversible?

229. Is hair loss reversible?

Update: 2023-08-211


On this week’s podcast, Paul addresses the link between hair loss and nutrient deficiencies. He touches on different kinds of hair loss such as male patterned hair loss, female patterned hair loss, alopecia areata, and telogen effluvium, and highlights some of the problems with the mainstream treatment methods for these conditions.

00:06:50 Anecdotes on hair regrowth

00:11:40 Different types of hair loss

00:16:00 Nutrient deficiencies that may lead to hair loss

00:39:20 Thoughts on biotin

00:43:10 Concerns with mainstream hair loss therapy

00:47:10 Testosterone lowering foods to avoid


The Nutrition Source, Zinc:

A Cross-sectional Study of Plasma Trace Elements and Vitamins Content in Androgenetic Alopecia in Men:

Plasma Zinc Levels in Males with Androgenetic Alopecia as Possible Predictors of the Subsequent Conservative Therapy’s Effectiveness:

The Role of Vitamins and Minerals in Hair Loss: A Review:

The Effect of a Food Supplement and a Hair Lotion on the Progression of Androgenetic Alopecia:

Efficacy and tolerability of an oral supplement containing amino acids, iron, selenium, and marine hydrolyzed collagen in subjects with hair loss (androgenetic alopecia, AGA or FAGA or telogen effluvium). A prospective, randomized, 3-month, controlled, assessor-blinded study:

Protective effects of taurine on human hair follicle grown in vitro:

Management of hair loss in women:

The Therapeutic Effect and the Changed Serum Zinc Level after Zinc Supplementation in Alopecia Areata Patients Who Had a Low Serum Zinc Level:

Post-finasteride syndrome:

Pilot study of dietary fat restriction and flaxseed supplementation in men with prostate cancer before surgery: exploring the effects on hormonal levels, prostate-specific antigen, and histopathologic features:

Isoflavone-rich soy protein isolate suppresses androgen receptor expression without altering estrogen receptor-beta expression or serum hormonal profiles in men at high risk of prostate cancer:

Modulation of AKR1C2 by curcumin decreases testosterone production in prostate cancer:


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229. Is hair loss reversible?

229. Is hair loss reversible?

Paul Saladino, MD