A New Look at Pathogenesis of Hair Loss

November 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 11 | Supplement Individual Articles | 133 | Copyright © November 2017

Leon H. Kircik MD


be able to target multiple receptors and pathways at once, and also provide the opportunity to target some parameters of hair lossthat are not currently addressed with prescription products as well as over the counter simple vitamins and minerals. However, dueto lack of oversight and lack of standardization and clinical testing of botanicals, it is difficult to have a scientifically based nutraceutical.It is also unclear if any of the phytoactives in a particular supplement have preserved bioactivity post extraction with solvents,have significant absorption in the body, and are pure and free from additives and toxins. This is where Nutrafol® comes into thepicture. Nutrafol® is a nutraceutical supplement with bio-optimized botanical ingredients that have clinical data on absorption andefficacy and is standardized to contain consistent fractions of phytoactive components.I hope you will find our new perspective on pathogenesis of hair loss and our fresh look at the world of scientifically based nutraceuticalsinteresting and exciting.Leon H. Kircik MDIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYIndiana School of Medicine, Indianapolis, INPhysicians Skin Care, PLLC, Louisville, KYDermResearch, PLLC, Louisville, KYSkin Sciences, PLLC, Louisville, KYDisclosureDr. Kircik has received compensation from JDD for his editorial help.REFERENCES
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