The last few years I have noticed a dramatic loss of hair on my legs. I do have male pattern baldness but I do have hair on other parts of my body. Why would the hair on my legs fall out but not the hair on my chest, arms etc.?
I'm 46 and have grown back my leg hair. I started losing it when I was about 40. I have very hairy legs, so the loss on the back of my calf and where my sox rub during the winter months looked very silly.
I grew it back by doing the following - although I'm not sure if it was one thing or probably a combination.
1. Do not put soap or detergents on your legs AT ALL. Use a soft cloth and hair conditioner only.
2. Take Borage Oil Capsules- High in Omega 6 AND Linoleic Acid (LA) also high in Gamma-Liolenic Acid (GLA) **IMPORTANT**
3. Take some kind of high potency Methyl-Solfonyl-Methane (commonly called MSM) and Glucosamine supplements.
4. I also take Folic Acid along with a multi-vitamin.
5. I put something called Pure MSM Lotion made by TriMedica - maybe any lotion with MSM in it would do. Add a couple drops of evening primrose oil to the lotion before putting it on your legs. (High in GLA) This is also very important since it seems the hair on my legs gets brittle and breaks off.
I started doing this and within a few months all my leg hair was back. I stopped for a few months - and lost my leg hair again, so I guess it is going to be an ongoing process.
You can get the above things online - vitaminworld.com or vitaminlife.com or any other place that sells vitamin and health supplements.
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