My father start to lose his hair at 45 and my uncle at 35-40, and no grandfather have hairloss problem. I have 21 now and for 2 years i’m fighting to keep my hair with avodart, kirkland and some vitamins named forcapil, but this seems that not work very well for me. Why i begin to lose my hair at 19 if my father start to lose at 45. I can make something else for my hair?
Family patterns do not necessarily follow either by the degree of balding or the onset of balding. Sometimes they can be used as a guideline, but it’s not a guarantee. So why did you start losing hair at 19 years old? I guess you can attribute it to bad luck.
You’re young with early hair loss and you’re using multiple treatments. Let’s break down your regimen:
Avodart (dutasteride) — I assume you don’t have a prescription, as I’d expect most doctors would not prescribe this strong prostate medication to a 19 year old with early hair loss. Avodart is not approved to treat hair loss at this time. Although there is evidence it works to treat genetic hair loss, most doctors would not be comfortable prescribing this until at least dosing and safety data is available. If you do have a prescription, you should be talking to your doctor about this.
Minoxidil (I believe this is what you meant by Kirkland) — This is fine, but I don’t know if you’re following the dosing instructions. Apply it twice a day to the area that you’re losing hair. If you’re losing hair in the frontal hairline, it probably won’t be much help there.
Forcapil (vitamin supplement) — Their site describes it as a “special formula combining vitamin B complex, sulfurated amino acids, zinc and vitamin D3“… which means if you’re taking it with hopes of regrowing your hair this is probably a waste of time and money. I hadn’t heard of Forcapil before, but it appears to be made by a French pharmaceutical company and not sold in the US. I found the dosing instructions are to take 6 pills a day for the first 2 weeks, then 2 pills a day for the next 6 weeks… so I hope you enjoy taking pills.