Hair loss in women: can you handle it? - Medicines

December 26, 2011

  • Hair loss in women: can you handle it?
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 alopecia in women drugs


Ketoconazole (Nizoral)

Ketoconazole is currently used to treat fungal infections. It inhibits the production of testosterone Five myths about testosterone  Five myths about testosterone
   and other adrenal androgens and sexual organs (women, the ovaries).

These anti-androgenic effects may be used in the treatment of hair loss. Nizoral shampoo contains ketoconazole and two percent prescribed not only for treating the condition of the scalp, but also in combination with other treatments, androgenetic alopecia. There is also a version of one per cent of the drug, but it is not as effective as A two. No significant side effects have.

 Drugs | Hair loss in women: can you handle it?

Finasteride (Propecia, Proscar)

The drug finasteride inhibits the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor in the hair follicle, thereby inhibiting the production of harmful follikulostimulyatsii for dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT shrinks the hair follicles and impairs the survival of healthy hair.

Finasteride was first used to treat prostate cancer in the form of tablets 5 mg. Then Propecia entered the market as a drug for hair loss in men.

The drug gives a fairly good effect to prevent hair loss and renewal of growth in most men, and may be effective for some women, although women should not take it during pregnancy. In addition, women should not become pregnant while taking the drug because of the risk of birth defects in boys. While receiving finasteride less than two percent of men have transient sexual side effects, including difficulties in libido and erectile Erection - what hinders and what helps a man to be a man  Erection - what hinders and what helps a man to be a man
 . In women, these side effects do not arise.

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This pill is prescribed for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia in women. The drug is a combination of cyproterone and estradiol Estradiol, the most important hormone  Estradiol, the most important hormone
 Estrogen Estrogen - the key to bone health  Estrogen - the key to bone health
 . They act by blocking the action of certain male hormones naturally present in the body in women. Although the drug can stop further hair loss and cause hair regrowth for approximately one year, it should be used constantly to restore hair growth and stop hair loss.

Possible side effects include breast tenderness, headaches, loss of libido.

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The cure for acne - from prevention to serum - Types

October 7, 2013

  • The cure for acne - from prevention to serum
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 types of medication for acne

Types of acne medication

Sometimes acne, which began thirteen years in fourteen long and leave no man in adulthood. This shows the seriousness of the problem, ie that the possible treatment should begin with the endocrinologist. To help cope with the problem, modern exterior drugs.

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How to prevent the formation of acne

Acne at a young age are a consequence of the emergence of a large amount of blood in the male sex hormone testosterone Five myths about testosterone  Five myths about testosterone
 . Testosterone increases the sebum secretion and changes its chemical composition. Salo becomes viscous mixed with desquamated cells of the surface layers of the skin, it clogs the exits of the sebaceous glands, causing the skin appear ugly black dots - comedones. Inside the blocked sebaceous gland breed bacteria and starts again just inflammation, and then purulent process and on the skin of pimples or acne.

Since the problem is of a general nature, that is dependent on hormonal changes in the body as a whole, and prevention should be general in nature. As you know, from what we eat depends on how quickly and correctly running the metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
 And means are constructed all cells and tissues are formed, biologically active substances, including hormones. Therefore, in adolescence it is very important to get adequate nutrition with a sufficient amount of all ingredients. And in order not to irritate the skin should be excluded from the diet of fatty meat, fried, spicy, salty, smoked dishes.

It is worth paying attention to how the intestine, its state is directly related to the skin condition. If you have constipation, bloating and pain in the gut, the pimples will never need to consult a gastroenterologist and restore the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract. With long flowing abundant and persistent acne need to consult an endocrinologist, and, perhaps the body needs medication.

Movement at a young age - this is truly a life as a result of motor activity accelerated metabolic processes, and acne can go on their own, simply by exercising.

But external medicines are important for getting rid of acne. Today the cosmetic industry produces special serum (concentrated cosmetics) for problematic teenage skin, which have therapeutic and preventive effects on the skin. But the serum - is highly effective tools that you need to be individualized, preferably with a dermatologist-cosmetologist.

There is a cure for acne, but they are sold in pharmacies and prescribed by a doctor.

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What medications for acne available over the counter

The most popular medicines for acne today are skinoren, baziron and Zener.

Skinoren produced in the form of a cream or gel. It acts slowly and gradually, but with the right purpose and use can significantly improve skin condition. Under the influence of skinorena restored condition of the surface layers of the skin (it removes dead skin cells and prevents the formation of comedones) and chemical composition of sebum, suppressed vital functions of pathogenic bacteria, reduces inflammation in the skin. This means there is no point to use from time to time, will only regular use for at least a month, but usually takes a few months of treatment. Do not use skinoren only during the first twelve weeks of pregnancy.

Another cure for acne - baziron speaker comes in the form of a gel. Baziron must also apply for a long time (at least three months), as it affects the overall skin condition. Under the influence of Baziron killed bacteria, dissolve, resolve shelled dead skin cells, improves blood circulation, inhibits the production of sebum. Baziron prescribed not only for treatment but also for prevention of acne. It can not be used during pregnancy, breast- Breastfeeding - a personal choice  Breastfeeding - a personal choice
   chest and under the age of twelve years.

Zener - is anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of acne Acne Treatment - proper care of inflamed skin  Acne Treatment - proper care of inflamed skin
 , Which includes the antibiotic erythromycin and zinc acetate. Moreover, Zener capable of dissolving comedones that enhances its effect, since it allows to penetrate the sebaceous gland. Zener is a powder before use and then diluted in a solution applied to the skin. This drug without prescription and medical supervision can not be used as it is recommended to use a long time (over three months), and to use antibiotics for so long can only be under medical supervision, the uncontrolled use can cause dysbacteriosis skin and worsen its condition.

Treatment of acne - it is generally very difficult job and it is better to trust a professional - a dermatologist, cosmetologist.

Galina Romanenko

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