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by Tom Hagerty
Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:02 pm
Forum: Scalp Exercise
Topic: Isometric holds
Replies: 2
Views: 4416

Re: Isometric holds

Sometimes I hold the contraction of the occipitalis muscle at the back of the head for about five seconds. (I'm too impatient to hold it for 30 seconds. :( ) I don't know if it quickens the blood flow to the scalp area - maybe it does - but this holding of the contraction tones up and strengthens th...
by Tom Hagerty
Mon Dec 13, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: Male Pattern Baldness
Topic: My Current Regimen
Replies: 5
Views: 10769

Re: My Current Regimen

The krill oil from Schiff has a good aftertaste. I've tried one brand that leaves a horrible taste in the mouth. If anyone is going to use this supplement, it might be useful to check out some of the customer reviews on Amazon.com. This is one supplement that I'm enthusiastic about. There's resverat...
by Tom Hagerty
Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:32 am
Forum: Male Pattern Baldness
Topic: Hair growth in crown area
Replies: 1
Views: 6113

Re: Hair growth in crown area

The galea is like a flattened-out tendon. It connects all the scalp muscles - the frontalis, the occipitalis, and the three auricular muscles near the ears. Similar to all tendons, the galea has a poor blood supply. It does not get pumped up as you do the scalp exercise. But still I think the scalp ...
by Tom Hagerty
Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: Male Pattern Baldness
Topic: SE effect on topical absorption
Replies: 3
Views: 5790

Re: SE effect on topical absorption

It's possible that the scalp exercise enhances the absorption of Rogaine. When you do the scalp exercise for five or ten minutes the scalp muscles get pumped up - the blood vessels in the scalp tissue dilate. Dilated capillaries in the subcutaneous layer and in the dermis absorb more topical drugs t...