Natural Solutions for Hair Loss: Effective Remedies for Regrowth - Ted's Q&A

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Posted by Daniel on 03/24/2010

Hi Ted,

I'd like your opinion regarding my regimen to combat hair loss. I use 5% minoxidil topically, Nizoral shampoo, emu oil and a laser three times a week. Internally I take the following:

  • Vitamin C - 500 mg 1x - 4x per day
  • Vitamin E (dry) - 400 iu 1x per day
  • Ginkgo Biloba - 60 mg 2x per day
  • Vinpocetine (in GB) - 5mg 2x per day
  • Selegiline - 5 mg 2x per day
  • GSE - 150 mg 1x per day
  • CoQ10 (unsure which form) - 100mg 1x per day
  • Maca
  • Cordyceps Sinensis
  • Vitamin D
  • Ecklonia Cava
  • Alpha Lipoic Acid
  • Acetyl L-Carnitine
  • Krill Oil
  • Biotin
  • Curcumin
  • Resveratrol
Is there anything else that you can recommend that I can add to my regimen?

Thanks in advance.


Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

Dear Daniel:

Hair loss is often caused by a fungus yeast that is in the follicles of the hair. Therefore, it's most important to use a 1/2 teaspoon per 1/2 cup of water to apply to the scalp throughout and leave it unrinsed overnight. I also found hair loss is caused by a manganese deficiency, the ones I used here is manganese sulfate, but the manganese chloride doesn't work. Finally, tin deficiency is another cause in male pattern baldness, but I also found a deficiency in women just as well. The dose is fairly low for a tin, such as 1-3 mg of tin chloride, in a water solution taken for only three days, while manganese sulfate is taken at 25 mg for about 2 weeks, on the average. Usually it takes maximum to stop hair loss, but I have seen too many times the hair loss stops in a matter of 3 days. Low hormones, especially growth hormones, are also responsible for hair loss, but I don't around and use HGH. I just use boron supplements as it has two properties: it increases most hormones across teh board, and it is antifungal. Most important many people have a boron deficiency, including me, although hair loss is the least of my problem, but the dose is typically 1/8 teaspoon per liter of water for about at least 2 weeks and the dose is taken only once a week, if I have to deal with just the deficiency, lack of energy -the long haul, number of hours you can stain energy levels. As for curcumin you mentioned, this reduces the inflammation caused by certain fungus and can be helpful with the hair loss remedy. Vitamin C is generally helpful, but calcium may cause hair loss and in certain cases vitamin D, if taken in excess. Low copper is also seen in people with hair loss, as copper is antifungal and the form I used is the chlorophyll supplements, typically they are in the form of sodium copper chlorophyllin, which is not the usual magnesium chlorophyll found in nature, but is the more active form in killing off the fungus. In general I found vitamin B complex helpful in hair thickness, including biotin, but not necessarily hair loss.