Minoxidil can be used in order to treat hair loss. It is available in liquid or foam form and can be directly applied on the scalp. You can massage this product on your scalp twice a day in order to get better results. Continue applying this product for almost 12 weeks and you will see the results. The baldness will be gone as either you will grow more hair or the hair loss will be reduced. In addition to this, Minoxidil is the only product approved to treat women hair loss by Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, keep in mind that if you stop using this product then your hair will not grow. Furthermore, the new hair grown are thinner and shorter as compared to your original hair.
Another external product which people can use to combat hair loss is anthralin. It is available in cream or ointment form. Anthralin is a synthetic substance and it is applied by rubbing on the scalp. However, you need to apply it once a day and after applying, you need to rinse it off. You need to use this product for almost 12 weeks in order to see the results.
Finasteride is the only pill that is approved by FDA for combating hair loss. It stops testosterone from converting into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Remember that DHT is a hormone which damages person’s hair follicles. In order to see the results, you need to eat the pill once every day. Continue this for many months until you see the results.