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Re: Thinking about adding estrogen blockers for side effects

Post by EvilLocks » 1 month ago

Stan22 wrote:
1 month ago
I actually have many passions and goals that i want to accomplish in life. I want to study, work, looks-maxx, become rich, etc. But fucking hair loss is always stuck on the back of my head. It's like chains holding you back when you try to move forward and improve your life.

Fuck hair loss.
My advice is, don't let hair loss stand in the way of your dreams and goals. I started losing my hair right after turning 20, at the time I was enrolled in college, had a part time job, a boyfriend, a good amount of friends and a great relationship with my family. I had hopes for a good future.
Then, hair loss happened, and when I found out I was actually going bald and not just shedding hair, my whole world crumbled. I didn't deal with it well at all, I had to drop out of college after finishing only 1/3 years, I lost my part time job, my boyfriend at the time dumped me because he said he couldn't be attracted to a balding girl, I became a recluse and lost most of my friends, and my once great relationship with my family turned sour because I was so depressed and angry all the time. It went like this for the next 3-4 years, living off welfare and living at home, barely ever leaving the house - before I finally picked myself up and got my life together. That was around the time where I decided enough was enough, I had to do something about my problem as it was getting too bad, and none of the treatments that I'd invested time and money into had worked, none of the doctors or specialists that I'd seen could give me any real advice. The turning point was when I decided that I had to get a hair piece, and the ball just rolled from there. Because I inherited some money from my grandparents I was able to get a loan, and buy and renovate my own apartment, and so I moved out. I started working as a graphic designer with my mother as my boss, and soon after I met my now fiancé by chance at a grocery store. Life sorta fell into place, and here I am. My life is nowhere near perfect, but I feel lucky to have the things I have.
Anyway, I'm rambling here but my point is I wish I'd never wasted those 3-4 years of my life being a recluse and obsessing over hair loss, that is time I could have spent getting my life together, getting an actual education and making something of myself. Those are years of my youth I won't get back.
You're only 18, but time flies and soon you'll be my age or older and perhaps you'll wish you spent your time more productively. You can only do so much for your hair, you're already doing it so you should put your time and energy into fulfilling your other goals instead of spending your time worrying about your hair. :)

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Re: Thinking about adding estrogen blockers for side effects

Post by Xexos » 1 month ago

EvilLocks wrote:
1 month ago
My advice is, don't let hair loss stand in the way of your dreams and goals. I started losing my hair right after turning 20, at the time I was enrolled in college, had a part time job, a boyfriend, a good amount of friends and a great relationship with my family. I had hopes for a good future.
Then, hair loss happened, and when I found out I was actually going bald and not just shedding hair, my whole world crumbled. I didn't deal with it well at all, I had to drop out of college after finishing only 1/3 years, I lost my part time job, my boyfriend at the time dumped me because he said he couldn't be attracted to a balding girl, I became a recluse and lost most of my friends, and my once great relationship with my family turned sour because I was so depressed and angry all the time. It went like this for the next 3-4 years, living off welfare and living at home, barely ever leaving the house - before I finally picked myself up and got my life together. That was around the time where I decided enough was enough, I had to do something about my problem as it was getting too bad, and none of the treatments that I'd invested time and money into had worked, none of the doctors or specialists that I'd seen could give me any real advice. The turning point was when I decided that I had to get a hair piece, and the ball just rolled from there. Because I inherited some money from my grandparents I was able to get a loan, and buy and renovate my own apartment, and so I moved out. I started working as a graphic designer with my mother as my boss, and soon after I met my now fiancé by chance at a grocery store. Life sorta fell into place, and here I am. My life is nowhere near perfect, but I feel lucky to have the things I have.
Anyway, I'm rambling here but my point is I wish I'd never wasted those 3-4 years of my life being a recluse and obsessing over hair loss, that is time I could have spent getting my life together, getting an actual education and making something of myself. Those are years of my youth I won't get back.
You're only 18, but time flies and soon you'll be my age or older and perhaps you'll wish you spent your time more productively. You can only do so much for your hair, you're already doing it so you should put your time and energy into fulfilling your other goals instead of spending your time worrying about your hair. :)
Wow so inspirational to be honest. You know, from like 2 years of lurking the incel forums and stuff, i have always had really bad view on women. I hated women. But your story managed to change my perspective quite a bit to be honest.

Thanks for your advice. It would help me greatly. And actually i'm now studying economics in college and will try to get a job soon and be more serious with treatments. I'm still NW2 thankfully, so there's no reason at all for me to give up now.

I feel like i'm also wasting opportunities in life because of hair loss. I managed to acquire a decent amount of friends, but now i'm pushing myself back into the corner because of my insecurities. I'll be 19 in two days and actually i've been aging nicely and my face got a lot better in the last two years, i sometimes get looks and attention from girls in my college, but i just don't do anything about it because i'm crippled by my mind from thinking about hair loss, but i'll try to overcome that now. Thanks again EvilLocks.

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Re: Thinking about adding estrogen blockers for side effects

Post by EvilLocks » 1 month ago

Stan22 wrote:
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Wow so inspirational to be honest. You know, from like 2 years of lurking the incel forums and stuff, i have always had really bad view on women. I hated women. But your story managed to change my perspective quite a bit to be honest.

Thanks for your advice. It would help me greatly. And actually i'm now studying economics in college and will try to get a job soon and be more serious with treatments. I'm still NW2 thankfully, so there's no reason at all for me to give up now.

I feel like i'm also wasting opportunities in life because of hair loss. I managed to acquire a decent amount of friends, but now i'm pushing myself back into the corner because of my insecurities. I'll be 19 in two days and actually i've been aging nicely and my face got a lot better in the last two years, i sometimes get looks and attention from girls in my college, but i just don't do anything about it because i'm crippled by my mind from thinking about hair loss, but i'll try to overcome that now. Thanks again EvilLocks.
No problem Stan, not much help really as you have to do the work yourself. I have seen many therapists in my life due to my depression and anxiety and the only advice I consider valid is that you are the only one that can help yourself. Others can tell you what to do, of course, but not change your life for you.
Good to hear you're getting an education, don't give up on that. And keep those friendships alive, a social life is incredibly important. Thankfully some of my friends never gave up on me when I became a recluse, I actually didn't see any of my friends for about a year but they kept asking me to go out and kept trying to support me. At the time I thought they could never understand me, which is true, but they wanted to help. Now we're hanging out frequently again and I've also made some new friends, which is so good.

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Re: Thinking about adding estrogen blockers for side effects

Post by rclark » 1 month ago

Finasteride only removes seventy percent of DHT, so the thirty probably does cause some baldness over time.
That said, I can stare in "anonymous crows", so to speak. However, I got my golden opportunity at a college recruiting
event recently, and here is what I found. (I sat in the back of auditoriums, and it was very boring, but I got to
observe a lot of scalps without being rude about it).

Most of the men were an average around Norwood five. That really surprised me, because usually men in my
age group seem to be in Norwood four. It's very shocking to see a man in their forties/fifies affected by baldness
to naturally be

What surprised me was the full head men definitely didn't seem to spend a lot of money on their hair. Their hair was uneven, so
to speak. Although, they were definitely in the minority.

There was only a small percent of "natural full heads", so to speak. The average Norwood was five (some were six/four, but seventy
percent there were Norwood fives).

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