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Brief Article Teaches You the Ins and Outs of Hair Loss Treatment and What You Should Do Today
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.
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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.
Hair Loss Treatment: No Longer a Mystery
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: Hair Implants Cost in Holden
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 Holden Massachusetts 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
What Are The Side Effects Of Hair Transplant?
Is There Any Side Effects On Body After Hair Transplants In Age Of 48?
Like all procedures, a transplant has risks. It is best to discuss these with your doctor. Also, the risks vary on the type of transplant procedure. So as you do your research, consider evaluating FUE and FUT to evaluate the different risks involved. The most common experience people have is a residual ache which can last days or months. The list of morel rare side effects is much longer.
Hair Transplant Cost?
I'M 17 And Have A Receding Hairline. I'M Not Ugly But The Hairline Brings Me Down A Bit, I Was Thinking About Later On Getting A Hair Transplant But I Don'T Know How Much They Cost. I Know It'S Quite Expensive And Sometimes They Don'T Look Right. But I Don'T Want To Be Bald And Be So Young. Maybe I'Ll Just Say **** It And Do The Jude Law Look, He Seemed To Pull It Off, Idk I Just Need Some Advice! Thanks
The cost of hair transplantation will depend largely on the amount of hair to be transplanted, but it generally ranges from $4,000 to $15,000. The procedure is rarely covered by insurance.
Is Biden A Member Of Hair Club For Men?
His Phony Looking Hair Line Is Big Time Ugly.
It's a two for one special that Biden and Strom Thurmond had back in the sixties.
Both should have waited till the procedure was completely developed. The plugs look like tank traps.
What Is The Best Hair Transplant Procedure ?
Here's some sites that can help you out. I know it's confusing and there's a lot of info out there http://www.hairtransplantinsider.com, http://www.hairtransplantmagazine.com, http://www.hairtransplantcost.tv
Eyebrow & Eyelash Hair Transplant In The Philippines, Asia And The Pacific, Anyone?
I Want To Find An Affordable Eyelash And Eyebrow Hair Transplant Clinic In The Philippines Preferably In Manila. Please Provide Me Any Contact Info Or A Website Of Your Recommended Hair Transplant Clinic In The Philippines Doing Eyelash And Eyebrow. Thanks In Advance!
Meet Dr. Frank - the Hair Doctor of the Philippines
Dr. Frank Manzanares, Jr., Founder and Medical Director of Manzanares Hair Restoration Center has committed to delivering outstanding hair transplant procedures that make a positive distinction in the lives of his patients.
For more than 18 years, Dr. Frank has been practicing hair restoration in the U.S. most notably on the home of Hollywood celebrities, the Beverly Hills. He is also in the forefront of medical and surgical research and development in the field of hair restoration and plastic surgery.
Dr. Frank Manzanares is a specialist in Surgical Hair Restoration and performs follicular unit hair transplantation in his Ortigas, Philippines office. A practice solely dedicated to Hair Restoration.
Dr. Frank Manzanares specializes in all micro-follicular unit grafting, with surgical expertise in Large 3000 hair transplant procedure for MEN, repair of transplants on patients who have had outdated procedures performed, EYEBROW, EYELASH, BODY and FACIAL (Sideburns, Mustache, Beard) work and HAIR LOSS in women for 18 years. Given his extensive US training in Hair Restoration, his medical/surgical research and development of different techniques in the hair transplant field, combined with his artistic passion, he has uniquely elevated the science of hair restoration to an ART form.
Dr. Manzanares is committed to producing excellent results. Assisted by his surgical staff, they prepare micro-follicular unit grafts using special computer-aided magnifiers. He carefully creates all the incision for the grafts using small custom surgical blades. These special instruments create tiny and minimally invasive incisions that enables patient to achieve cosmetic density in a given area even after only one surgical session.
Dr. Frank performs all consultations at his clinic personally. He has numerous patients throughout the U.S., EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, and the PHILIPPINES whom he communicates with. He stresses the importance of establishing a solid doctor-patient relationship. Each step of the process, from the initial consultation, to the actual procedure(s), and follow-up care, is performed personally by Dr. Manzanares. His patients appreciate that he personally calls them on the evening of their procedure.
His solid surgical hair restoration background has enabled him to develop strong competencies, not only in performing ultra refined follicular unit hair transplant surgery, but also in performing repairs of prior bald scalps reductions. However, Dr. Manzanares now rarely perform these scalp reductions since today’s hair transplant procedure are superior and more natural looking. He also provides pro bono hair restoration to burn victims, children and other people in need.
Dr. Manzanares’ dedication to improving lives through his chosen profession is one of the driving forces behind the growth and success of Manzanares Hair Restoration Center today and for the years to come.
FRANSISCO BAKER MANZANARES JR., M.D.
Founder and Medical Director, Manzanares Hair Restoration Center
Founder and CEO, Hair Restoration 2000 Inc. (US-based Corporation)
Founder and CEO, Manzanares 2000 Inc. (US-based Corporation)
Founder and CEO, Genesis 2000
Doctor of Medicine, Ateneo de Davao Medical School Foundation
B.S. Zoology, University of the Philippines at Los Banos
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeon
European Society of Hair Restoration Surgeon
Philippine Medical Association
Pasig Medical Association
Upsilon Sigma Phi
Organization of Zoological Majors
Certified Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support
Where Can You Work With Colored Hair And Plugs?
For both colored hair & plugs, it's easier in fields that are more in creative industries, like fashion, cosmetology, music, art, stuff like that. I've seen tons of hair stylists & makeup artists, regular & special effect, with colored hair & plugs. Also, some fields where you're really not dealing with clients & customers are more lenient with that type of thing, like stuff with computers.
How large are your ears? If they're not too large, it's not that difficult to hide them. Mine are at 20mm, a little over 3/4", & I can hide mine at work. I just wear solid plugs that have a more rounded front & it looks like I'm wearing large button earrings, or I wear the ones that have flowers on the front. With my hair down to cover the backs, dressed a certain way, no one ever suspects they're plugs if they happen to catch a glimpse of them, because my ears, while not small, are not so huge that it distorts the general proportions of my ear. I don't bother with the hider plugs because IMO they're a dead giveaway-I mean, who wears skin colored earrings. But my point is, if you want to work in an industry where you don't think it's likely to be accepted, if you're ok with it, you can always forgo the colored hair (if it's a 'non-natural' color) & just keep the plugs. I have heard some people talking about how some cities are supposedly passing laws where employers can't discriminate based on that type of thing, which is a nice idea & all, but pretty useless IMO-I mean, it'd be near impossible to prove that's why they discriminated against you, so I still think the best bet is to figure out a way to conceal it if you have to.
Recently I Had Undergone Hair Transplant Surgery And They Planted Totally 3340 Grafts In My Front Head.?
I Took Dht Test (Di Hydro Testosterone) As Higher Level Of Dht Causes More Hair Fall . My Dht Level Is Found To Be 553.00 .The Biological Reference Interval Is 250 To 990 Pg/Ml . Can Any One Confirm My Dht Level Is More Or Normal ? Due To This Dht Level Caused My Hair Fall More ? Can You Please Any One Elaborate ? What Is The Dht Level In Adult Male That Would Cause More Hair Fall ? Much Appreciate Your Answer
I've never heard of these so-called "DHT tests". You've had 3340 grafts trasplanted on the front of your scalp. That's a big procedure and it probably covered a lot of surface area on your frontal hairline. That hair is immue to DHT and is there for life, so you don't have to worry about that. As for the rest of your hair, if the follicles are not immune to DHT (which is a good possibility considering the amount of hair loss you've already experienced), you will definitely lose hair around the transplanted area.
The best thing you can do is try to slow down or possibly even halt the baldning process by using finasteride and/or Rogaine. These two drugs are the only things on the market that are shown to do anything for baldness. I'm surprised your hair transplant surgeon didn't perscribe finasteride to you on the spot as that almost always do. There's no sense in spending thousands on a hair transplant only to go bald all around it. You've invested a lot in keeping your hair, so make sure you do what you can to minimize the damage.
I had a hair transplant 2 years ago and am thrilled with the results! I didn't have as much hair to replace (only did around 1100 grafts), but now I have no signs of baldness anymore. I take 1 mg of finasteride everyday to maintain my hair, and it even regrew some of the hair at top/back of my scalp where it was starting to thin out a little.
Best of luck!
Is It Safe To Have Hair Transplant & What Is The Cost For This . Is It Pain Full?
No, it's not safe. It costs more than you can afford.
Have a great day.
What Do I Do About Hair Loss?
I'm In My Early Fifties. I've Been Losing My Hair Since I Was 13, But Somehow Have Managed To Hold Onto Enough Of It Until Now. The Only Thing Is It's Receding In The Front And It's Starting To Look Awful. What Can I Do? Is There A Way To Use Hair Extensions For This? If I Got A Hair Transplant Would The New Hair Grow As Long As The Rest Of My Hair, About Three Inches Past My Shoulders? How Much Would Hair Extensions Cost? Where Can I Go To Do It? How Much Would A Transplant Cost? It's About A Third Of An Inch So Far That I Would Have To Cover And It's Mostly On One Side.
Hair extensions can come from anywhere between $50 to $300. Hair transplant depends on number of hair strands you require to be transplanted. The latest in this field is known as FUT or Follicular Unit Transplant and you can google for FUT hair transplant + your location or country to get more details. Transplant you cost you anywhere from $2000 to $6000 depending on the hairs required.Reduce your stress levels by doing meditation like yoga. I have read a related article somewhere on stophairlossquick.com and it did benefit me.
21 Year Old Women With Really Bad Hair Loss.?
A Month Ago I Notices Me Hair Started To Really Fall Out But The Weekend Before My Daughter Spent The Hole Weekend At The Hospital For Eating A Penny That Got Stuck, Anyways I Put The Hair Loss To The Stress From The Weekend Before But As The Weeks Go On It Has Not Stop At All. It’S Getting Worse And Worse And Now I’M Getting Some Bald Spots. Can Someone Help Me?
For a person of your age, these could be the causes of your suffering
Harsh chemicals (e.g. hair coloring, perms)
Scarring from burns
Telogen hair effluvium (shedding) - This is basically due to some temporary physiological upset like:
› After pregnancy
› Side Effects of medication (e.g. anticoagulants, gout medication, antidepressives, contraceptives and excess
› Rapid weight loss
› Reaction to illness or major surgery (e.g. sustained high fever, hair may fall out up to three months afterwards)
› Reaction to chemotherapy
› Emotional upsets
Dietary deficiencies (e.g. iron deficiency)
Fungal infections of the scalp (e.g. ringworm ‘tinea capitis’)
Rarely, hair loss may be an early symptom of disease like diabetes or lupus.
See if any of these is one of them
There are several treatment options that may help to stimulate and encourage hair growth. If hair loss occurs as a result of an underlying condition or disease, then the condition needs to be treated first. The various types of hair loss are treated with specific medication which includes antibiotics, corticosteroids, or steroid injections. For more serious episodes of hair loss, surgical procedures such as hair transplants, scalp reduction or skin grafts may be performed to replace hair loss.
Natural and holistic therapy offers a gentler alternative for people experiencing hair loss than the harsh effects of conventional medication. Treatments such as herbal and homeopathic remedies stimulate and encourage hair growth as well as support blood circulation, hormonal balance and thyroid functioning.
Herbal remedies along with good nutritional diet (supplements in case of severe deficiency or if directed by your doctor) help hair grow stronger and more plentifully by nourishing it at the roots. They achieve this by stimulating blood flow and supplying nutrients to the hair follicles and hence promoting healthy hair growth and slowing down excessive hair loss. Although the process begins within a few days, as the hair grow slowly, the results are visible only after a few months.
Herbs commonly used include Ginkgo biloba, Rosmarinus officinale and Xanthoxylum clavaherculis help to promote strong, abundant hair. Other powerful herbs such as Equisetum arvense, Avena sativa and Echinacea are effective combating hair loss and nourishing hair follicles.
You may get detailed information on these hair loss remedies over here http://healthherbsandnutrition.com/remed...
Hope all this helps
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