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Who Is Lying to Us About Hair Loss Treatment?
Hair loss is a hard thing for anybody to grapple with, and women specifically. While it is typically thought to be a male problem, it is also something that affects women as well. It is a problem of several people. Hair loss is crucial to avoid, but a lot of people find that it’s difficult, this is a cure to assist.
Hair loss is a typical problem which is frequently experienced by both women and men and can be brought about by quite a few distinct things including poor diet plan and genetics. It is not cured with just a month or two into any treatment. It is not just a simple appearance problem. The loss of hair because of nutrient-deficient condition can be corrected with the correct diet including adequate heights of all important minerals and vitamins.
Hair can start to fall out for a lot of reasons. It can be extremely frustrating and difficult, if you want to quit losing hair, to purchase plenty of different products which do not do the job. Beautiful and healthful hair enhances your personality.
Ruthless Hair Loss Treatment Strategies Exploited
The main cause of hair loss is called androgenetic alopecia. It is one of the most common problems experienced by men and women all over the world. It will probably halt the loss of hair in most of men, but the quantity of regrowth will be dependent on the person.
There are several types of hair loss and balding. While the mechanism of the phenomenon of hair loss and baldness is not fully understood, there is vast knowledge on the ability to treat the types of hair loss and baldness by medication or natural means.
We are dividing the alopecia types into treatable and non-treatable conditions and we shall hereby explain how one can evaluate the chances of successful treatment in the treatable conditions.
When evaluating the chances of improving the condition of the hair, the most important criteria is the condition of the hair follicles. As long as the hair follicles are alive, there is a chance to grow new hair. Otherwise, there is no basis for any treatment to succeed and the only options are cosmetic- wig, hair transplant etc.
Life period of the hair follicles may reach up to twenty-five years. The hair follicles grow hair in cycles of growth and fall. In the process of hair loss, each cycle of growth produces shorter, thinner hair and there is less pigment (color).
When the scalp has a bright plume, it indicates that the hair follicle is still alive but dormant. Given the appropriate specialist’s knowledge and therapy, the hair follicle can be stimulated to grow hair. However if the surface is completely smooth, it indicates that the hair follicle is no longer alive and there is zero chance to grow hair- except in some cases as explained below (Alopecia Areata, Totalis and Universalis).
The different types of hair loss and the chances of growth of new hair are hereby given.
Non Treatable conditions
The conditions of hair loss which have no chance of hair regrowth are: Alopecia from birth, Scarring Alopecia, Traction Alopecia and Lupus disease.
Alopecia from birth is a rare condition, where the infant is born without hair follicles.
In Scarring Alopecia the infected zone looks like a scar and the hair follicles are dead. The reasons of the phenomena are unknown. The chances of growing new hair are zero, but with proper treatment the expansion of the Scarring Alopecia can be stopped.
In Traction Alopecia the hair is pulled out of the scalp and the hair follicle becomes weak and dies.
In alopecia which is caused by Lupus disease, the skin is rough and pink and the chances of growth of hair is almost non existent.
The conditions of hair loss which has a chance to be treated successfully are: Male Pattern Alopecia, Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis and Alopecia Universalis.
Male Pattern Alopecia is common male baldness. It’s characteristics are loss of hair at the front and crown area first. In many cases, there is still at least hair plume, hair loss and baldness can be stopped by affecting the hair follicles.
In Alopecia Areata condition, typical round hair loss patches evolve rapidly. Sometimes the bald patches spread to full hair loss of the scalp (Alopecia Totalis) or even whole body areas (Alopecia Universalis). The phenomenon could harm men, women and small children. Conventional medicine assumes the Alopecia Areata condition is an autoimmune disease, though the exact mechanism of Alopecia Areata is not known nor fully understood.
In many cases Alopecia Areata is caused by psychological pressure: people who experienced trauma have sometimes lost entire hair within hours or days.
Evaluating Chances of Successful Treatment
As explained in the introduction, the condition of the hair follicles is the most important criteria for evaluating the chances of successful treatment. Existence of thin white hair is a visible sign for living hair follicles. The thin white hair can be noticed when examining the scalp from close distance, with good light conditions. Sometimes viewing the scalp from an angle against light source helps to see the thin white hair.
Naturally, when there is thin white hair on the alopecia area, it indicates that the hair follicles are weak but alive, so there is a basis to grow hair, given the proper treatment. But when the alopecia area is smooth, the evaluation depends on the alopecia type:
In male pattern alopecia condition, smooth scalp is a clear indication that the hair follicles are not alive and there is no chance to grow new hair. However in Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis and Alopecia Universalis the hair follicles sometimes remain alive even if the alopecia area is smooth and evaluating the condition of the hair follicles should take into consideration other important factors.
The factors which play important role in the condition of the hair follicles and hence the chances of success:
– Age of the patient: at younger age there are higher chances to recover
– Period with Alopeia Areata condition: if the condition is recent, the chances are higher. Among people who experienced Alopecia Areata for decades, the hair follicles are probably too weak.
– Alopecia Areata condition was due to a shock: In those cases, the chances of recovery are better.
– Use of violent and inappropriate treatment: Some treatments cause permanent damage to the hair follicles. In such cases, even if there is growth of hair, it is common that once the treatment is stopped the hair falls and the hair follicles remain weaker, which makes it harder to stimulate growth.
– Thin white hair: as previously explained, if there is thin white hair the chances of recovery increase.
– Use of wig: When a wig is applied, the scalp’s skin is not normally exposed to air and is not breathing (skin is not able to absorb oxygen). In cases of wig users, the chances of recovery are lower. If wig is attached by glue, chances are near zero.
It should be emphasized that these are general guidelines for treatment success chances, based on experience with a population of Alopecia Areata patients. A personal evaluation is required in order to accurately evaluate the success chances of a specific person.
Choosing the Right Treatment
There are natural or medication therapies which are intended to revive the hair roots. When considering medication treatment, it is advised to consult with a specialist dermatologist and inquire about possible side effects. The internet includes vast information about the side effects of conventional treatments. In case of natural treatments, it is advised to seek for a treatment which is certified by a recognized organization. The treatment should be certified for being safe for usage and without any side effects. In order to be certified for zero side effects, the treatment should contain only herbs and plants with the maximal safety degree – edible herbs- as defined by the U.S. CTFA list of plants.
Video: Mens Hair Restoration in West Lafayette
That is the question that motivates Dr. Brett Bolton, a hair transplant surgeon in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Today’s ‘gold standard’ of hair transplantation is not high enough for Dr. Bolton who has specialized in hair restoration since 1997. In the late 90’s he was fortunate enough to enter the field of hair transplant surgery during a transitional time when technology was being shaped. Outdated techniques like the large chunky hair plugs, punch grafts and flap surgeries West Lafayette Indiana were on their way out and the defining new technique of follicular unit transplantation (FUT) was just cresting the horizon. Dr. Bolton’s vantage point at that time could not have been any better. He learned from the mistakes of other hair doctors as he repaired bad transplants, and he also gleaned valuable techniques from talented surgeons like the late Dr. Constantine Chambers who did wonders with old technology, especially in the crown area.
With FUT, doctors transplant small slit grafts which contain only one hair bundle. These grafts are harvested from a single strip of donor tissue and separated under a microscope. They contain a naturally occurring bundle of 1-4 hairs. The result is very natural-looking but Dr. Bolton would argue that there is not enough hair density to give patients a satisfying outcome with 1-4 hair grafts only.
In the early 2000’s, it became exceptionable for doctors to perform surgeries using anything other than FUT. However, Dr. Bolton had already developed a method of transplantation using a mixture of graft sizes that far outperformed the standard follicular unit transplantation. He was not willing to cast off a technique that was proving to be extremely successful in his practice despite pressure from peers. Instead, he refined and developed this approach and proudly applies Multi-Unit Hair Grafting , which he co-developed at PAI Medical Group in Nashville, Tennessee. By using a combination of micrografts (single hair grafts), follicular units and multiple follicular unit grafts, which is a slit graft containing 2 to 3 follicular units, Dr. Bolton gives patients 2-3 times the density compared to other doctors who use FUT only.
Some of Dr. Bolton’s peers suggest in error that multi-unit grafts are old style hair plugs. These new style slit grafts are slightly larger than standard follicular units. Separated under a microscope just like follicular units, these multi-unit grafts are not harvested with a punch biopsy instrument. This insures hardiness of the delicate hair follicles and surrounding tissue. They are never used in the frontal hairline and are strategically placed throughout the vertex and crown to make the most of density. This style of transplantation is so unique, Dr. Bolton cannot even charge by the graft because it simply doesn’t translate. Instead, he charges by hair volume. When compared to competitors, hair for hair, Dr. Bolton’s surgery is the best value in the industry.
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Some Common Q & A’s
Which Hair Replacement Scheme Works Best For Men?
And How Pricey Are They?
Follicular Unit Transplant whch is:
Transplants of hair follicles from the back of your head where they don't get affected by male pattern baldness. Pretty much, that's the only real option that actually works, and isn't that pricy, as they only do small groups at a time. You have to come back multiple times, and right after transplant, they usually died off first, and then regrow quickly in their new place.
Expect to pay around $8,000-$12,000 US total, before you are done.
Hair Regrowth/Hair Loss?
My Cousin If About In His 20S And He Has About No Hair In Front But Some In The Back. I Was Wondering Are There Any Types Of Medicine He Can Take. So I Can Send It To Him By Delivery Since He Lives In Another Country. Thanks
There is NO medication that can bring back the hair loss in the front to what it used to be. There is only medication that can slow/stop hair loss and return a little bit of hair.
1) Propecia- it blocks the enzyme that converts testosterone to DHT. Side effects are possible and severe...impotence, man boobs, brain fog, low sex drive. Still the side effects are unlikely and most guys don't have problems.
2) Rogaine - Its a hair growth stimulant. It will not stop the cause of baldness like propecia, but will cause the hair to grow faster than DHT can thin it...for awhile. It is believe your body gets a tolerance to minoxidil eventually, making rogaine ineffective after a few years.
3) Not FDA approved, but works in my opinion and the opinions of others. Nizoral shampoo as an ingredient that acts as an anti-androgen. There have been studies that have been pointed to its effectiveness, so their is some science to back it up.
4) Avodart is similar to propecia, but is A LOT stronger. It hasn't been FDA approved, but works just like propecia. Side effects may be more severe with this drug.
Of course only rogaine can be bought without a prescription.
Keep in mind that there are a lot of fake cures on the internet. Saw Palmetto isn't effective at all, their is also a topical astressin-b formula that is complete bull, since astressin-b is to big to absorb through the skin.
Maybe you can send your cousin some links on hair cloning and replication, to give him hope. That is the only possible cure in my opinion. It should be ready this decade.
19 Year Old Female That Wants To Get A Hair Transplant?
Im 19 Years Old When I Was Younger I Used To Have Super Full Thick Hair But As I Started To Get Older My Hair Started Thinning Out. Balding Is Common On My Dads Side But My Mom'S Side Is Fine All The Females And Males In The Family Have Thick Hair And My Hair Is Still Pretty Thick But At The Top My Hair Line Is Receded A Little. Its Not Noticble To Anyone But I Just Dont Feel Comfortable With It
If I Were To Get A Hair Transplant How Many Hair Grafts Would I Need?
Would They Shave My Head?
How Long Would It Take For My Hair To Regrow?
I don't know the answer to all your questions. However, I think you should start by seeing a doctor & find out WHY your hair is thinning. There is a disease that affects young females that is curable WITHOUT having to go the transplant route!!! Most female baldness doesn't come from the Dad's side of the family. So, I think you really need to see a doctor & find out what your problem really is!!!
Women And Hair Dye?
Who Do Women Dye Their Hair So Much? I Understand If It Is To Cover Up Gray But I Mean Younger Women Who Seem To Change Their Hair Color Once A Month Or So. Is It To Attract Guys, Impress Other Women, It'S Fun? I Find It Unattractive As I Am Not Seeing The Real Woman, Same With Implants, Acrylic Nails, Colored Contacts And Such. Ok, I Rambled A Bit, Just Wondering If There Was A Main Reason Other Than To Attracted The Guys.
A big part of it is because it's fun, especially young people who dye their hair really wacky colours like pink, blue or green.
And part of it is also to attract guys. However, when you dye for that reason you either know what a guy likes because you've asked or you're going by what the magazines say is "in" because you assume that men like what is "in". Having said that, it makes sense to go blonde because biologically men are more attracted to blondes (because your hair goes a shade darker after having kids).
I think that impressing other women is probably the biggest reason, although not many people would admit this. It's very hard to look good these days because women, especially if you are younger, are very judging. You have to keep up with the trends.
I agree with you about implants, although stereotypically men prefer large breasts and this can make it hard for flat-chested women.
I have never undertood coloured contacts either.
Acrylic nails I do get. If you get nail art done then it is a really good way to express yourself because there are so many options to be creative with them.
But with all of these things, there is one more option that you didn't consider. Doing things like this is good for a woman's self esteem (okay, maybe not implants). When you get your nails done or your hair done, it makes you feel pretty and special and just better all round. Sometimes you can dye your hair just for yourself.
And another option: sometimes you just need a change.
(Also I know blondes who've dyed their hair just to get away from the blondes are dumb thing, which is fair enough.)
I think that the real reason depends on the person in question, and can be a combination of one or more of the above, or maybe more that I haven't thought of yet.
Hair Loss :(:(:(:(:(:(:?
Hi I Have Been Suffring Hairloss From The Age Of 15 And Im 17 Right Now And Umm I Wanna Know What The Cause It And What Futher Action Should I Take,
My Father And Mother Both Suffering Minor Hair Loss (Minor Means Little And Thier Crown Is Becoming Visable )
And I Was Losing Hair From All Over My Head. And Now I Am Mainly Losing My Hair Form The Crow I Do Not Think Is Is Male Pattern Baldness Becuase I Am Losing Hair Over All My Head No Pachs I Do Hve Mine Patchs Witch Cnt B Seen Unless U Dig Ur Head In My Hair , I Just Wear A Cap And Keep My Hair Short Lik In My Picture Buh Like Its Messed Me Up I Used To Rap Now I Stopped Becuase In The Videos I Gotta Keep My Hat Off At Parts But Bun That ,
Also I Have Had A Blood Test Come Out Lergit(Good)
I Eat Healthy And Im Not Over Weight
I Train In The Gym 3 Times A Week And I Do Boxing And Martial Arts,
I Do Have Alot Of Scars On My Head Could That Cause Hairloss?
I Went To The Doctors And They Said I Am Suffring From Baldness They Onli Asked Me Questions
I Am Now Planning To Take Mutli Vits And Minxodils 5% What Ever It Is Called Or Hve U Got Sumthing Better≫
From Mr Scrappy 2009 Bless Hit Me Bk
And Dont Tell Me Shave It Off Na Man I Anit Letting My Futrue Down To **** I Spent 5 Years Trying To Find The Trick To Rap And Tha I Dont Wanan Shave It 🙁
either go see a specialist
or I know you don't want to hear this; shave it. It doesn't have to be forever. Here is why it helps. Excess DHT causes the hair folicle to close. (many men suffer because of constant hat wearing etc)
what shaving does: by removing the hair down to the scalp, you reduce the stress on the folicle. Over a period of a few months shave the head daily, use a gentle exfoliant on the scalp and for mild cases of hairloss, the stimulation of the shaving and exfoliation can creat new hair growth.
This is information on the medication you mentioned:
Minoxidil is a vasodilator and originally was exclusively used as an oral drug (Loniten) to treat high blood pressure. It was discovered, however, to have the side effect of hair growth and reversing baldness, and in the 1980s, Upjohn Corporation received FDA approval to market a topical solution that contained 2% minoxidil to be used to treat baldness and hair loss as Rogaine.
Objective evidence shows that minoxidil is effective in frontal areas of the scalp, and not just in the vertex area in male-pattern hair loss. At the conclusion of a 48 week study, improvements were seen in the frontal scalp regions of 51% of men using 5% minoxidil, 42% using 2% minoxidil, and 13% of placebo users. Among these men, moderate to great increases in hair growth were seen in the frontal scalp regions of 19% of men using 5% minoxidil, 10% using 2% minoxidil, and 3% of placebo users. 
Diuretics:Minoxidil must be used in conjunction with a diuretic in patients relying on renal function for maintaining salt and water balance. Diuretics have been used at the following dosages when starting therapy with minoxidil: hydrochlorothiazide (50 mg, b.i.d.) or other thiazides at equieffective dosage; chlorthalidone (50 to 100 mg, once daily); furosemide (40 mg, b.i.d.). If excessive salt and water retention results in a weight gain of more than 5 pounds, diuretic therapy should be changed to furosemide; if the patient is already taking furosemide, dosage should be increased in accordance with the patient's requirements
I Feel My Hair Is Getting Thin Eventhough I Have Long Shiny Hair, Am I Going Bald?
The Scalp Line Right On The Middle And Near My Forehead Is Getting Thin. Any Advice? I'M Using Shampoo On A Daily Basis And Hair Cream. By The Way I'M A Guy.
You usually lose up to 100 hairs a day. Every 30 days or so you will lose more due to replacement; a new follicle is pushing an old one out. The bald gene comes through the mothers side of the family; you need to look at your uncles on your mothers side. If it is male pattern baldness there the only thing you can do is transplantation.
I have been a licensed, practicing cosmetologist for 36 years +.
Hope this helps.
What Kind Of Hair Straightener Works Best On Wavy Hair? [And Is Less Than 30$ ] : )?
Well I Ve Gone Through A Lot Of Straighteners Usually The Good Ones Cost Like 100$ And The Cheap Ones Always Break Or Don'T Work For My Hair. So I Need One Asap. Thanx : )
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Starting To Go Bald.. Hair Transplant?
I'M Looking To Hear From Some People Who Have Had Hair Transplants (Not Hair Plugs) And Your Opinion On The Results Of It.
Hubby had the hair transplant surgery... and it turned out great! I for one never thought he needed it... but it's his head.. and his choice.
He had a free consult with Hair Club and a consult with a private practice. Hair Club was incredibly expensive - likely to cover the cost of their advertising. The private practice was almost half of the cost - and the surgeon was incredibly skilled and very caring. I can't say enough GREAT things about his Doctor! In fact, Hubby's transplant turned out so well, he is featured on the Doctor's brochure!
If you have the transplant, you will have to be on Propecia forever. The Propecia is expensive, not covered by insurance, and is necessary to ensure your grafts do not fall out. You will also need someone to help you care for the incision during the initial healing time - as it is on the back of your head and the care for the stitches is very precise.
What Can I Do To Minimise Hair Loss Following Surgery?
I'Ve Basically Spent The Last Couple Of Years Having Surgery, I'Ve Had (I Think It'S 9 Surgeries, I'Ve Lost Count Tbh). Anyway My Last Was Just Over 4 Weeks Ago (Repair Of 2 Incisional And 1 Inguinal Hernia); It'S Been Agony, Almost The Most Painful Of All Of Them Even Though It Wasn'T The Biggest. What I'Ve Found Is That My Hair Is Thinning Out A Bit- Whenever I Touch It I Lose 2 Or 3, If I Take Out A Ponytail It'S Like 10 Or Something. What Should I Do? I'Ve Seen My Doctor Who Said It'S A Response To The Amount Of Surgery I'Ve Had And It Should Grow Back So I'M Not Freaking Out About It, I Just Want To Know If There'S Anything That Will Help, Like Cutting It Shorter Or Not Washing It As Often (Usually Every Day, Sometimes I Leave It An Extra Day) Or Washing It More Often Or Something? Should I Tie It Back Or Leave It Down? It'S Currently Nearly Shoulder Length, Which Makes It Worse To Me Because I Haven'T Had It This Long In Years So I Think It Looks As Though More Is Coming Out Just Because It'S Longer, And Also Maybe Because I'M Tying It Back All The Time I'M Actually Losing Less Than I Think I Am Because Instead Of It Just Coming Out Without Me Noticing, I Am Noticing Because I'M Re-Tying It A Few Times A Day So The Normal Amount Is Coming Out, It'S Just All Ending Up In My Hand? Any Advice Anyone Has Would Be Great, I Really Want This To Stop Happening!! Thanks X
Wow, good job! Surgery i know is toughXD! Now, har can be lost from stress thatmprobably a big thing with getting surgery. But well, is it just herna? Idk about them but i know about kidneys, pretty much all organs lol. (not ragging its just from having these issues myself) try doo gro oil, its what i used. I also took kelp with folic acid, for medical use but it thickened, made my air soft and grow fast.
Are you getting other stuff like shots, blood work, radiation? I know blood wrk made my hair wierd for three weeks.
A Question For Hair Specialists?
I Know That Zinc Prevents Hair Fall.Now,I Had Some Zinc+Folic Acid Capsules At Home And They Weren'T Of Any Use.So I Opened All Of Them And Mixed It With Baking Soda And Made A Paste.
Will It Be Alright To Use The Paste For Washing Hair??Please Tell...
Are you a doctor? Who told you about ZINC prevents hair fall?
How did you hear about it? Do you know WHAT'S in the zinc capsules? Are they FDA approved?
Facts you need to know what causes hair fall. Find the 'cause' before you can find solution. . . . .
Supplements, steroids, hereditary, hair dyes perming, straightening, diet, having babies (yes I read once it happened to her), stress, medications with testosterone, certain antidepressants, menopause, anti-acne, and too much of everything. Add to that the 7,000 + toxic found in your home, plus pollution found outdoors. Your hair is crying for help!
When your teeth falls or get cavities, do you blame the toothpaste?
When your hair is crying for help, that's when it's too late to do anything about it, and hair products can not reverse the problem.
They also say you normally lose 100-200 hair a day, but I don't. I lose about 7-8 every time I brush it, so that's about 100 per week, give or take.
The majority of hair problems here are from girls in their 30s, asking how to care for their damaged hair, what product to make their hair grow, why their hair falls out, and why their shampoo or conditioner don't work. Women between 60-80 have that same problem, but it took them years to get there. And those same 30 & under girls are giving advice here? Now, I'm answering more problems re: hair fall or hair not growing. Go figure!
Even the cheapest shampoo can do magic for your hair, so it must be what you're doing AFTER you wash it. Shampoos and vitamins might make your hair look and feel healthier, but they won’t put more hairs on your head.
According Dr. Melissa Piliang, a dermatologist at the Cleveland Clinic. Americans spent an estimated $176 million on hair loss products last year, and chances are some of that money was not well spent. Don’t let charming salon owners, seductive ads or fancy gimmicks convince you otherwise.
I know hair. I am in my early 60's, and I've been having menopause, and I am not experimenting hair loss, for those who said I don't know what I'm talking about when it comes to hair. I have silky, shiny, soft, smooth very healthy long hair. Previously damaged by perming & dyeing. What you see on my profile is what I have now. It's as thick as when I'm in my teens.
Stress, seldom. I went through stress when both parents died, plus sister taking me to court & selling the house, on my own and still no hair loss here!
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