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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.
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: Hair Surgery in Gig Harbor
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 Gig Harbor Washington 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
Do They Do Hair Replacement Therapy For Body Parts Other Than The Head?
I'D Like My Underarm Hair Back, If It'S Possible.
lol im really not sure but i highly doubt it
Hair Weaving ,Hair Bonding ,Hair Transplant ,Hair Implant....Wat R D Differences In These???
Hey I Hv Gone Bald And Want To Get Rid Of It By These Means...Can U Plzzzz Tell Me The Approx Cost Of These Procedures????...And Which Method Wud U Suggest...I Hv A Male Pattern Baldness....Plz Help Me...
Hair weaving is the process of "tying" other hair to your exsisting hair to create a fuller look. Hair bonding is attaching "other" hair to your own hair with a special glue like chemical which is attached at the very base of the root. Hair implant would be putting real human hair just under the scalp, this is someone elses hair and does not grow, once it falls out that's it (and usually is put in small qty's and I've heard that this procedure has improved it used to look like the hair on a dolls head -but???)Hair transplant is the process of taking "live hair" off of an area on your head that has hair and "transplanting it to an area that has no hair. This process usually is the best and will have permanent results. As to the cost of these procedures it varies.
How Much Does It Cost To Do Hair Transplant In Apollo Chennai? How Long Does It Last? Any Side Effects?
Hair transplant cost is dependent on how much hair restoration you desire and on which clinic you select. It is cheaper to get it done in India than in abroad where it typically costs anywhere from $4,000 to $20,000.
Dr. Batras, in collaboration with NU/HART Hair Clinics, the world leader in hair restoration, has now opened a hair transplant centre in Mumbai, India. The clinic is called Dr. Batras NU/HART Hair Transplant Clinic and is located at Nariman Point, Mumbai. The hair transplant centre in Mumbai serves clients from Mumbai and other cities in India who are searching for a permanent solution to their hair related concerns. It is a nationwide chain of 55 super speciality clinics spread across 17 Cities in India and abroad.
How Much Does A Keratin Hair Treatment Cost?
At The Salon
They're not permanent, that's $300 - $500 each time you get them done. One I responded, she had hers done in March and that was May when she posted it? It is a billion dollar business, and they do not give money back guarantee for damaged hair or hair loss due to 'abuse', in this case, cancer.
Hair straighteners are known as hair relaxers, keratin treatments and hair-smoothing products. They work by breaking and reforming the chemical bonds in keratin, which is the main protein that gives shape to each hair.
> > > > BRAZILIAN BLOWOUT HAD BEEN BANNED by the Food & Drug Adm. Sept. 12, 2011.
Google keratin treatment warnings. About 1,980,000 results (0.17 seconds)
Past users of the product have complained of sore throat, skin irritation, headaches, chest pain and rashes, among other symptoms. That may have something to do with the fact that the levels of formaldehyde found in the product rival those typically used in funeral embalming. That’s a lot of formaldehyde.
Reps for the company swear it’s all a misunderstanding. And the product labels itself “no formaldehyde” and “formaldehyde free.” The company has until September 12 to get its affairs in order, or risk having its product seized by the FDA. “We have been tested countless times by OSHA,” the company’s CEO Mike Brady told NPR. “And we have never exceeded a safety standard ever.” Right now, they are fighting with the FDA, but will continue to give what customers want,. Buyer beware!
Hair-straightening products are allowed to contain small concentrations of formaldehyde (0.2 percent). But several hair-straightening solutions have been found to contain well above the allowable limit. For example, one popular hair-straightening product that advertised itself as “formaldehyde-free” actually contained 6.8 percent to 11.8 percent formaldehyde.
BTW: A variety of hair-straightening products used in professional salons can expose both hairdressers and their customers to formaldehyde. The results show that three professional hair-smoothing treatments labeled "formaldehyde free" can produce the cancer-causing chemical at concentrations above the occupational exposure limits set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. They tested four products: Coppola Keratin Complex Blonde Formula, Global Keratin Juvexin Optimized Functional Keratin, La Brasiliana Escluso Keratin Treatment with Collagen, and Brazilian Blowout Acai Professional Smoothing Solution. While ChemRisk tested four popular brands of hair straighteners, there are hundreds on the market. Nov. 11-11
By contrast, beauty salon owners and stylists generally lack a scientific background and don't have a keen awareness of the danger of working with products that contain formaldehyde, experts say.
Chemicals can enter the body through the skin.
Google FDA.gov & search for Hair Dye & Relaxers.
Google: Hair Dye FAQ's Are Hair Dyes Safe?
Pubic Hair At Doctors?
I'M Going In For My Physical Tomorrow And I'M 16! I Have Never Shaved My Pubic Hair Before And Its Like A Forest Down There. I Have Really Bushy Pubes And I'M Embarrassed The Doctor Will Give Me A Weird Look When She Looks Down There And I Don'T Want Her To Say Something. Please Help What Do I Do?
Here's how to shave your pubes: 1st pluck/wax some of them while they're long. Cut the hairs short. Apply shaving cream or conditioner to the pubic area. Then shave upwards in the opposite direction of the hairs with a 5-bladed razor. Be sure to shave hard to make it smooth. Afterwords to avoid getting beginners side effects wash the area off with acne cleanser, dishwasher soap, or rubbing alcohol. It only takes me 5 minutes to shave that & I shave about 3x a week. If done right you will be incredibly smooth like me. If you do experience beginners side effects don't panic! just put acne cream on the bumps, pop them if you can, keep up the shaving routine, & they should go away within a month. That's just a reaction cause your body isnt used to being hairless there. Even I itched & burned when I 1st started. Also try rubbing one of those skin moisturizing bar soaps on the area after you shave it. That'll make it really soft. Also when my facial razor gets dull I switch it to my body razor.
You can also get it removed permanently with electrolysis which is painful & costs $55 an hour. I've gotten 3 treatments on mine. Email me for more info about it.
Here's the benefits of hair removal: The absence of it is erotic, sensational, & it's easier to sexually relieve yourself. You'll feel sexier, younger, & cleaner. For girls it makes their periods easier to clean up because the hair traps in blood. It's cleaner because hair traps in odors & dirt & is 1 less thing to wash when you take a shower. One of the reasons I started shaving is because I would kill time twirling the hairs when I saw that area. Pubes can get caught in stuff like your zipper. & you won't leave long gross hairs on stuff like toilets. The only real con is that it takes time & maintance. But then alot of hairy people spend that time doing other worthless stuff like smoking.
I've got a blog posted on my profile about why there's nothing wrong with pubic hair removal (or body hair removal on either sex) that you & everybody else should read. & fyi you don't need to be sexually active to shave that area. I have friends that are complete prudes that are into body hair removal.
I hope I am helping people by answering these questions. If you don't wanna pick my answer as best at least let me know if my advice has helped you.
Does Hair Replacement Surgery Really Work?
The technology and techniques have improved drastically over the decade.
Here's an article you may like to read (written by a clinical professor of dermatology):
Particularly this paragraph:
"The decade has seen a dramatic decline in the popularity of scalp reductions and flaps, and fortunately the "pluggy look" that was once the hallmark of many older transplant procedures is now deemed to be unacceptable. Unfortunately, many patients still carry the telltale cosmetic deformities caused by the older techniques and "repair work" has become an increasingly larger part of many physicians' practices."
Do You Suggest Hair Replacements For Teenagers?? ?
I Am A Teen, N Suffering From Severe Hairloss, I Know A Minimum Of 150 Hair Fall A Day, But No I Lose Allot More, The Density Of My Hair Has Reduced Considerably! I Dont Colour My Hair, I Dry It Often Though, I Have Dandruff & M Not Aware Of Myself Having Any Hormonal Problems!
Please Help, I Need To Know Whether "Hair Replacemnt" Is A Good Option?!
do u use dandruff shampoo?
mayb u should ask professional help....
i think maybe u shouldnt dry it too much, mayb its caused by dry skin.
if i were u, worse comes to worse, try hair replacements =]
ps hopes things out for the better
How Much Does Micro Hair Grafting Cost?
I Did A Little Research And It Says That If A Person Has Red Hair, Then They Have Approximately 90,000 Hairs On There Head, I Also Read That They Charge Up To $5 Per Shaft, Now, I'M Not Bald, Just Thinning Up Near The Top Corners Of My Face
Sorry! Genetics rule. You cannot re-program genetics. You can spend a small fortune on pills, creams, lotions, wigs, weaves & hair grafts - but in the end you still must accept the inevitable & get on with the rest of your life. Life is not always the way it's supposed to be. It's just the way it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.
I Am 19 Years Old Female And I Feel Like My Hair Is Thinning. For A Few Months Now, Whenever I Am In The Shower And After I Condition My Hair I Can Pull Out Big Knots Of Hair...Its Not Like Clumps Are Missing From My Scalp..But I Am Starting To Feel The Differnece In How Thick My Hair Is (My Hair Is Was Very Thick..Like I Had It Thinned Out Many Times A Year). Should I Be Super Worried? As Some Other Background Info..I Spent My Entire Summer In The Mountains Camping So I Didn'T Exactly Take Care Of My Hair And Often Times Didn'T Brush It (Sorry If That Sounds Gross..But I Was Doing Research) And Only Washed It About Once A Week....I Always Wear My Hair Up In A Ponytail Or Bun Of Sorts And I Switched My Conditioner About 3 Months Ago, Out Of Advice From My Friends..I Now Only Wash My Hair 2 Times A Week-But I Always Blow Dry It-Could Any Of These Be The Cause Of My Hair Loss? I Also Know That Hormones Can Do This...But Could It Be Something Much Much Worse That I Should Be Worried About
Considering that an average person loses up to 100 hair a day,I would not worry. Nearly 40% of women experience some form of permanent hair loss, so don't be alarm if you're losing more than the 100 strands. Environmental and genetic factor influences your thinning. You make want to consult a physician or a specialist for better methods of slowing down your thinning if you feel it is a concern.
Also, emotional and physical stress may influence your thinning. Like you've said, there is a huge hormone factor. When you're stressed, your body releases hormones which may contribute to your hair loss. So relax.
. There are many options for hair loss. There's always the hair club which offer semi-permanent hair replacements. This can be expensive. There's also topical remedies (http://www.provillus.com/?aid=587078) which have been shown to regrow hair. Make sure you select a product that is FDA approve. The process is slow, but more than likely, you'll get some hair back.
To make the thinning less noticable, try combing your hair back or part your hair zigzag. It's stylish and may cover some of the thinning regions. Also, I would skip the blow drying all together. It will damage you hair and make it more brittle. But if you can't go without blow drying, do not aim at the scalp. The same goes for chemical treatments. This may cause more damage to your hair follicles. Refer to the site source for more help.
What Have Feminists Done For Male Hair Loss?
Are They Just To Wrapped Up In Breast Implants To See That Men Are At High Risk For Sun Strokes Due To Exposure. Women Have 600 Different Hair Colors, 250 Hairstyles And A Whole Professional Industry Just To Give Them The Perfect Hair Day.
Yet Not One Male Hair Was Every Saved, Considered Or Mattered.
By The Way, What Have Feminists Done To Solve The Common Cold? Which I Blame Them For.
what was the question!? 😀
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