When anyone does a simple google search on “Post Finasteride Syndrome”, the top three links that appear are as follows:
Post-Finasteride Syndrome: An Induced Delusional Disorder …
22 Mar 2019 — Post - finasteride syndrome (PFS) has been claimed to occur in men who have taken oral finasteride to treat either hair loss or benign prostatic hyperplasia, independent of age, dosage, or indication.
A Comment on the Post-Finasteride Syndrome - NCBI - NIH
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov › pmc › articles › PMC6369643
The post - Finasteride syndrome (PFS) has been claimed to occur in men who have taken oral finasteride to treat either hair loss or benign prostatic hyperplasia.
The Post-Finasteride Syndrome Foundation: Home - Welcome …
The Post - Finasteride Syndrome Foundation’s primary mission is to facilitate research on the characterization, underlying biologic mechanisms and treatments of …
Why is the one article that dismisses us all as mentally ill liars the top find?
Why is an article dedicated to emphasize the perceived ambiguity of our condition the second?
Why can’t the PFS foundation be the very first link? Why can’t the medical articles that support and confirm our situation and potential biomarkers be the top finds?
In my opinion, the narratives of the first two articles damage the sincerity of patients’ call for help, and the credibility of the patients by default, as a generalization.
I don’t know exactly how the algorithm of Google Search works, but is there anything we can do to change which websites Google prioritizes as top finds over others? Surely we can do something to replace the unscientific and accusational and sensational article by Trueb with something more grounded on actual research data and the empirical reality of patients, despite the lack of an established etiology?