Guys: Sex vs. Hair. You may not be able to have both

In a recent study, 96 percent of men who took Propecia in their battle against baldness ended up with severe sexual side effects (erectile dysfunction, impotence, shrunken genitals) more than a year after they started taking the drugs.

Pretty scary stuff. You’ll want to read my longer post on this on the Talking About Men’s Health blog, here.

Hair replacement could cost and arm and a leg

Just about every guy whose hair isn’t as thick (or as present) as it was a decade or two ago has thought about hair transplants. We watch those late-night infomercials on the Bosley Method or Hair Club for Men and think about making the call.

The traditional source of transplanted hair is the back of the head, where the hair is thickest. But a new study published in the Archives of Dermatology has found that leg hair (or even hair from the chest, back, or beard) might be a better option. For some reason, the study didn’t look at transplanting pubic hair.

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