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Minoxidil for Hair Loss – Everything You Need to Know

If you’ve done any research on hair loss, the term Minoxidil†† has more than likely come up. It is probably one of the most well-known names when it comes to topical treatments for hair loss. 

But what is it and how long has it been around? Are there any side effects? Discover how HairClub can help you regrow your hair using Minoxidil and take a look at several hair transformations from clients using this effective, hair regrowth solution.

What is Minoxidil? 

When Minoxidil was first used in the 1960s, it was an oral medication prescribed to treat high blood pressure. One interesting side effect that some male patients experienced was hair growth. This discovery led to the development of a topical form of the drug 20 years later to help men in the early stages of hair loss regrow hair. 

In 1988, the FDA approved Minoxidil to treat androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness). A few years later, in 1992, it was approved by the FDA to treat hair loss in women.

Today, it is available over-the-counter in 2% and 5% strengths in either foam or solution form under various brand names for men, and 2% strength for women. When applied topically, it can help treat certain types of hair loss by stimulating hair growth and reducing further hair loss. In order to see results, it must be used consistently as directed. Most users will begin to see new hair growing within 2-4 months after starting treatment. 

Minoxidil Side Effects

According to the Mayo Clinic, side effects of Minoxidil can include itchiness, skin rash, inflammation or soreness at the hair root, blurred vision, dizziness, and headache. While many of these are rare, it’s important to speak with your doctor before taking it and also discuss any side effects you may experience while using it. 

Minoxidil for Hair Loss

Minoxidil Before and After Results

The key to seeing results with Minoxidil is consistency and patience. Using the solution as directed, without missing any applications, is crucial to seeing results. Although users won’t see immediate results, with continued use, they will see thicker, fuller hair and less hair loss within a few months. 

Both men and women using Minoxidil have seen life-changing results that have improved their confidence and given them the hair they’ve always wanted. 

Does HairClub Offer Minoxidil?

Yes! HairClub offers a 5-step EXT Extreme Hair Therapy.  This comprehensive therapy combines an at-home regimen and our salon services for maximum results. EXT Extreme Hair Therapy contains Minoxidil, which has been proven to help men and women in the early stages of hair loss to regrow hair . 

This prevention and regrowth therapy includes specially formulated cleansers, conditioners and supplements for a well-rounded approach designed to prevent hair loss and stimulate regrowth. At each salon visit, our hair specialist will track your progress and provide personalized scalp treatments and other services to promote further hair growth.

Discover if Minoxidil for Hair Loss is Right for You by Scheduling a Free Hair Loss Analysis Today!

†† Minoxidil is the only FDA-approved topical ingredient clinically proven to regrow hair and slow further loss. In a third-party observational study, more than 63% of male participants found Minoxidil to be effective or highly effective in hair regrowth.

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