» What do you mean for “repeatable with ever-compounding progress.”?
» We don’t know what are the effects of TRC in the long term, but I am not
» very optimistic. I suspect that they will be short lived and you will need
» more injections to keep the results, and you won’t be able to improve any
» But of course, we don’t know, as ICX is giving so little info.
» Minoxidil is oviously a big hassle, having to apply it twice a day. If the
» effects of TRC were comparable to minox, and permanent, then it would be a
» big plus, no doubt.
SpanishDude, i think the difference between minoxidil and icx is that minoxidil is a drug, meaning that it will hit an upward limit like a ceiling, of biochemical effectiveness.
But by contrast, icx is a medical procedure which doesn’t necessarily hit an upward limit like a pharmaceutical drug will.
If all other factors are controlled, there is no real difference between the tissue receiving the first treatment of icx, and the tissue receiving the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, etc. treatments.
Unlike with a drug, the effectiveness of a biological/medical procedure is not curtailed by metabolisation rates of the drug, pharmacokinetics, toxicity, osmotic uptake, intercellular transport and channels, concentration, clearance rates, enzymatic destruction, etc.
So with a drug you would expect to see a plateau of effectiveness, and you eventually hit a “brick wall” or “point of diminishing returns”.
But a medical procedure can simply be done again and again, and you GENERALLY would expect to see that the results are cumulative. You don’t meet a point of diminishing returns, or at least, if you do, it happens much later than with a drug.