Berries from the saw palmetto are a natural remedy to treat hair loss for years. People have used saw palmetto berries to treat hair loss naturally for years. Native Americans discovered Palmetto as a remedy for bladder infections, prostate cancer, and low libido.
Testosterone converts to DHT, causing male pattern baldness, female baldness, hair loss, and an enlarged prostate. People believe that saw Palmetto blocks an enzyme called 5-alpha-reductase, critical in converting testosterone to DHT. Synthesized medicines for hair loss mimic the chemical reactions of saw Palmetto on humans.
Unfortunately, research on saw Palmetto as a cure for hair loss is limited. In a small study, 25 men experienced a nearly 12 percent increase in hair count after four months.
Side Effects of Saw Palmetto
Saw Palmetto has known side effects. Avoid taking saw Palmetto with blood thinners like aspirin and warfarin or before surgery. Saw Palmetto works similarly to finasteride, which treats enlarged prostate and hair loss. It would be best if you did not take them together.
Saw palmetto interacts with some birth control pills, so consult your doctor before combining them. It is a powerful supplement not recommended for children or pregnant/breastfeeding women. In general, consult your physician before using saw Palmetto!
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