Do you know what the most effective hair loss treatment on the market is? Chances are good that if you have done some research or talked to your doctor you have been recommended finasteride and/or minoxidil.
Many people still believe that these treatments are their best weapon in the battle to overcome hair loss. Don’t get me wrong, both finasteride and minoxidil have plenty of research backing them and they have both been shown to be effective at stopping the progression of hair loss as well as aid in regrowth. But, the reason they are commonly regarded as the most effective is because they are both FDA approved, and FDA approved does not necessarily mean most effective.
There is a treatment called Avodart that is likely much more effective that finasteride and minoxidil (maybe even combined).
In this article we are going to go over what Avodart is, how it works, and look at the research so that you understand why you should seriously consider it for your hair loss.
What is Avodart?
Avodart is actually a brand, the meditation itself is called dutasteride.
Avodarts benefits were discovered in a similar way to finasteride. Originally, Avodart was created as a medication for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate.
BPH affects roughly ⅓ of men over the age of 50, so it is no wonder that dutasteride was created after finasteride in an attempt to make a for effective medication (for BPH that is). But, what inadvertently happened is that a more effective hair loss medication was created. The benefits for hair loss were quickly discovered once the drug went into production.
How does Avodart work?
Before we dive into how and why Avodart is so effective, let’s briefly touch on how hair loss itself transpires.