Hair loss is one of the major problems youngsters are facing globally. There are many factors like lifestyle, environment and genetic that cause hair loss and pattern baldness. Minoxidil gold standard medicine that can apply topically on scalp region for better results. Minoxidil can increase hair density and reduce hair fall. All over the world doctors are often Ly prescribing minoxidil to treat hair loss and Androgenic Alopecia. But major hurdle doctors are facing is variability in response to minoxidil treatment. Why only few people are responding, and others are not responding to minoxidil treatment? Only 50 % of people respond to minoxidil because of low sulphotransferase enzyme in the scalp region. Minoxidil is a pro drug and needs to be activated by sulphotransferase into minoxidil sulphate. People with low sulphotransferase enzyme cannot convert it into active form. Non responders to minoxidil are having low sulphotransferase enzyme.
Minoxidil response can be seen only after continuous use for 6 to 8 months. One should wait for long duration to see the response. Minoxidil users need to spend lot of time and money to know whether minoxidil is working or not. It is really frustrating to doctors also for not observing any positive results even waiting for such a long time. If patients are not satisfied with the treatment given by doctors that brings negative image in the public and it reflects reputation of the doctor.
Trichogene is new startup introduced first time in India Minoxidil Response Test (MRT). MRT can tell whether person is responder to minoxidil treatment or not. MRT will provide information about sulphotransferase levels based on pharmacogenetic analysis of SULT1A1 gene. This is very valuable information to doctors to provide more precise and accurate treatment for hair loss. SULT1A1 gene encodes sulphotransferase enzyme which plays an important role in minoxidil activation. Mutations in SULT1A1 gene leads to low production of sulphotransferase enzyme. With simple buccal swab saliva sample, we can detect whether a person is responder or not with 100% accuracy. Order kit from www.trichogene.in then collect sample and send back to lab. You will receive MRT report in 7 working days. Based on your test results doctors will provide suitable treatment for hair loss.
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Founders of Trichogene Dr.M. Sai Babu and Mohd.Rizwan Younus said that -MRT is a peace of mind test and is very affordable which saves valuable time and money. MRT can help to receive precision treatment for hair loss and Androgenic Alopecia.
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