Tocotrienol (a form of Vitamin E) for hair loss

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Tocotrienol (a form of Vitamin E) for hair loss

Post by koolaidshade » 6 months ago

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3819075/

What do you guys think? A 34.5% increase in hair count at the end of 8 months seems too good to be true. I currently take vitamin E in the form of mixed tocopherols (not tocotrienol) for its antioxidant properties

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Post by Rudiger » 6 months ago

I wanna know @Admin's thoughts, he probably injected it in his eyeballs at some point.
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Re: Tocotrienol (a form of Vitamin E) for hair loss

Post by Admin » 6 months ago

Rudiger wrote:
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I wanna know Admin's thoughts, he probably injected it in his eyeballs at some point.
It's one of the BS natural treatments that I've never incorporated in my kitchen sink natural regimen.

But I remember reading about it back in 2011. In doubt, look at the country from which this study originated:

Malaysia.

And then do what @That Guy suggested we do with studies from China:

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Post by rclark » 6 months ago

koolaidshade wrote:
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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3819075/

What do you guys think? A 34.5% increase in hair count at the end of 8 months seems too good to be true. I currently take vitamin E in the form of mixed tocopherols (not tocotrienol) for its antioxidant properties
Oxidation causes gray hair. This sight is a scientific published sight, so I would say it is correct.

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rclark wrote:
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Oxidation causes gray hair. This sight is a scientific published sight, so I would say it is correct.
It does not talk about hair color, but hair growth.

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Post by Afro_Vacancy » 6 months ago

I could be wrong, but I think that it's very implausible that simple micronutrient supplementations can have any effect on gross hair loss. The way I see it, hair loss is likely what your body is supposed to do. Bodies naturally come in different shapes and sizes due to gene, proteins, bacteria, and environmental interactions determined during pregnancy and early childhood that you now have no influence over.

Think about it, would you tell a man with blonde hair that he can grow black hair by taking vitamin C supplements?
Would you tell a woman with brown eyes that she can have blue eyes if she takes vitamin K2 supplements?
Would you tell a 12 year old boy that if he consumes an extra vitamin A tablet he'll end up with proportionately longer arms and shorter legs?

No, you would not.

Pharmaceuticals, steroids, etc might actually work because they directly interact with the enzymes and proteins in your body in a transformative way, it's kind of equivalent to gene therapy.

That said, you can go bald faster if you have a deficiency in some micronutrients such as iron, but that's unlikely to be the case for most of you.

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Post by rclark » 6 months ago

Added in 2 minutes 58 seconds:
Here is information on oxidation, and gray hair, in case anybody is interested.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2929555/

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Re: Tocotrienol (a form of Vitamin E) for hair loss

Post by koolaidshade » 6 months ago

Afro_Vacancy wrote:
6 months ago
I could be wrong, but I think that it's very implausible that simple micronutrient supplementations can have any effect on gross hair loss. The way I see it, hair loss is likely what your body is supposed to do. Bodies naturally come in different shapes and sizes due to gene, proteins, bacteria, and environmental interactions determined during pregnancy and early childhood that you now have no influence over.

Think about it, would you tell a man with blonde hair that he can grow black hair by taking vitamin C supplements?
Would you tell a woman with brown eyes that she can have blue eyes if she takes vitamin K2 supplements?
Would you tell a 12 year old boy that if he consumes an extra vitamin A tablet he'll end up with proportionately longer arms and shorter legs?

No, you would not.

Pharmaceuticals, steroids, etc might actually work because they directly interact with the enzymes and proteins in your body in a transformative way, it's kind of equivalent to gene therapy.

That said, you can go bald faster if you have a deficiency in some micronutrients such as iron, but that's unlikely to be the case for most of you.
Maybe its wishful thinking, but some substances can reduce the damage that results from androgens/inflammation. The people taking these supplements are most likely not taking it for malnutrition. I think that the antioxidant activity of the tocotrienols can have some effect, to some extent. I just wish there were more studies on it

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