Minoxidil for Hair Loss
How It Works
It is unclear how minoxidil affects hair growth. Minoxidil appears to increase Reference hair follicles Opens New Window Reference Opens New Window and also thickens the shafts of existing hair so that it grows in thicker.
Minoxidil has been approved for both men and women.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 29, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine