Best Hair Fall Solution
Hair loss is a very common problem these days and is a source of frustration and low self-esteem, especially in men and, sometimes, also in young women. But the good news is that there are multiple treatments for hair loss that are available with your hair specialist. If the treatment starts earlier, hair loss can be stopped and, to some extent, hair growth can be restored.
What are the causes of hair loss?
It is a major cause of hair loss and is often ignored by some doctors and some patients. But it is proven that the addition of iron, zinc, biotin and proteins is important in hair growth. Some doctors advise some supplements to address these deficiencies.
Mental and Physical Stress:
Mental and physical stress increases hair loss. It is normal to have more hair loss before some exams, interviews and even when you start exercising with heavy weights. Sometimes it increases when you try to lose weight and start dieting without consulting a dietitian or nutritionist. The entertainment and pleasure of some creative activities, massage and yoga can help reduce stress and, in turn, have an effect on hair loss.
Hair Products and Hair Dyes:
Some hair dyes or some hair products may contain chemicals that can damage the skin or hair and can increase hair loss. Some of these chemicals damage hair roots and can decrease the amount of hair. Therefore, it is recommended that you follow your doctor’s advice: shampoos or hair dyes or natural dyes.
Again it is detachment of hair due to stress and up to 70% of hairs can fall with this problem of diseases, stress or medication. But the good thing is that it requires completely within six months.
Male Pattern Baldness (Androgenic Alopecia):
It can occur in both men and women. It is due to male sex hormones. The front and the crown area have special receptors for these hormones, so only these hairs are affected. The fall usually in a specific pattern that is different in men and women. This can be stopped with treatments.
The male pattern of baldness is associated with genes. It came from the parents. The expression is different in different people and can get worse when other factors are added as well.
Other causes include:
- Medical conditions: like a thyroid problem
- Hormonal problems: Polycystic Ovaries
- Lifestyle habits: Smoking
- Medicines: Oral contraceptive Pills
What are different Treatments for Hair Fall/ Hair Loss?
Minoxidil is used to reverse the effect of hormonal hair loss. It only stops hair loss during the period of time it is used. It cannot reverse hair loss. The myth of stopping hair loss will be worse, which is not true. It only comes back when you stop using this.
It is a pill or tablet that is used to stop hair loss due to male hormones. It works better than Minoxidil, and it works during the period of time while it is being used. It should not be used by pregnant women and newlyweds.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP):
It is the newest form of treatment that is natural and effective. You take your own blood and the part of the platelets is separated and injected into the scalp. It is done in sessions and can result in new hair growth.
It is the injection of some medications like PRP in the scalp. It also improves hair quality and can result in new hair growth.
Stem cell injections:
This is also injected into the scalp. It can be taken from body fat or commercially available stem cells can be injected. It also improves hair loss and can make new hairs grow.
It is a surgical process in which hairs are taken from the back of the head or body and placed on the bald area to improve the amount of hair and appearance. It is a permanent hair replacement, is for life and does not need maintenance or side effects to hair transplantation because it is a safe method.
Artificial hairs or hairpiece:
They have been used for years and is a cheaper way of hair replacement, but the disadvantages are that they are associated with skin problems and need lifelong maintenance.
Other treatment adjuncts:
- Quit smoking
- Avoid stress
- Use proper hair care products
- Proper hair shampoo and conditioners
- Balanced diet
- Handling your hairs gently