A DHT blocker is a drug that blocks the formation of DHT, or dihydrotestosterone. DHT causes hair loss by restricting blood supply to hair follicles, causing the follicles to eventually die and fall out. The body natural... More »

Some natural dihydrotestosterone blockers include saw palmetto, pygeum africanum, pumpkin seed oil and stinging nettles, according to About.com. Other supplements that help to support hair growth include niacin, biotin, ... More »

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Natural DHT blockers include pumpkin seeds, mangoes and carrots, according to Red's Kitchen Sink. DHT occurs naturally in the human body and is linked with pattern baldness in both males and females. More »

According to Drugs.com, amlodipine is a drug classified as a calcium channel blocker. Its main effect is to improve blood flow by relaxing the walls of blood vessels. It is used for treating chest pain and high blood pre... More »

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Finasteride, sold under the brand name Propecia, prevents the conversion of testosterone to DHT, or dihydrotestosterone, to prevent hair loss, states WebMD. As of 2015, it is the only DHT inhibitor approved by the U.S. F... More »

Olive oil does encourage hair growth: it reduces hair loss by preventing the hormone dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, from binding to the scalp, and olive oil contains antifungal properties and moisturizer that stimulate hai... More »

DHT, or dihydrotestosterone, is a type of male hormone that shrinks hair follicles. Researchers believe that the amount of DHT that binds to receptors in the hair follicles' oil glands is the major contributing factor to... More »

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