Why does Minoxidil cause more hair loss?

I have been asked repeatedly by readers of this blog “why at the beginning of my use of Minoxidil is there more hair loss?

Many people who begin hair loss treatment are very surprised to discover that the beginning of their treatment brings with it more not less hair thinning and hair loss.

This in fact is one of the adverse side effects of Minoxidil at its introduction and initial use. It is important to know this and not be afraid. As a matter of fact, if you are having this effect it is one of the most positive signs that the use of Minoxidil is effective! Continue reading