Donald Trump's hair has fascinated and confounded observers for years. Its color, height, and all-around feathery fluffiness has prompted many debates and investigations. Well, now we have some insight on the HOTUS:
The president takes medication to bolster his hair growth, Trump’s longtime physician, Dr. Harold Bornstein, told the New York Times. Finasteride, otherwise known as Propecia, is marketed to treat male-pattern baldness, and apparently works like a dream.
Bornstein told the Times he also took the drug and that it helped him "maintain his own shoulder-length hair."
“He has all his hair,” Bornstein said. “I have all my hair.”
People have wondered if Trump’s hair, given its unique shape and ~flow~, is real.
Trump has repeatedly defended the validity of his golden locks, even joking that he welcomed a rainy inauguration day because "they're going to see that it's my real hair."
Bornstein said the president also takes antibiotics to help with rosacea, a statin for elevated blood cholesterol, and a daily baby aspirin to reduce the risk of a heart attack.
Bornstein and the White House did not immediately respond to questions on Trump's hair-growth method.
At 70, Trump is the oldest president in US history. Bornstein shared a report in December claiming that Trump would be the healthiest president ever. His physical strength and stamina are “extraordinary,” Bornstein had said.
We now have a small window into the mystery that is Trump's hair, but the real question remains:
Brianna Sacks is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.
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