A Guide To Hair Loss Products
Hair loss is a genetic/hormonal process that can affect both men and women. Hormones that bind to hair follicles can cause an imbalance in the biological processes that cause hair growth. Eventually, excess hormones on the follicle cause hair to stop growing and the follicle dies.
Shampoo, wigs, creams, pills, powders, and just about anything else you can imagine has been marketed as a hair loss product. Hair loss products, if they are at all serious, work by either promoting hair growth, reducing the amount of hormones in the body, reducing inflammation at the follicle, or handling the autoimmune response that occurs as a result of too many hormones at the follicle site.
Hundreds of thousands of hair loss products are on the market today and only some are regulated and proven to actually be effective in helping prevent hair loss. It is important that you consult a dermatologist for a complete diagnosis and treatment options before using any product claiming to ""cure"" or stop hair loss. Some products can end up doing more harm than good.
A well-known product for hair-loss is Rogaine, a shampoo that works by promoting hair growth and retarding hair loss. Another product taken orally is Propecia, which works at the hormonal level to stop binding at the follicle site.
Hair Loss Is A Cause For Concern
Losing hair is not only a cosmetic problem though it can't be denied that it can bring down your self-confidence and self esteem to a worrying degree. Hair loss can be indicative of more serious problems as well. So, the sooner we do something about it the better it is.Let's begin by understanding what it is and how it is caused. Baldness or alopecia is a state of losing excessive hair. You must know that losing 50 to 100 hairs in a day is considered normal. It's when you los...(related: Hair Loss)
Help For Alopecia:the Story Of Locks Of Love
There are many companies who make custom fitted real hair cranial prosthesis. Locks of Love (LOL) was first started in Dec. 1997 in connection with a for profit wig making company. The organization then obtained its 501c certification from th...(related: Hair Loss)
Get The Job Done Right So You Don?t Need Hair Transplant Repair
So many men and women have paid out thousands of dollars for a hair transplant that just didn't turn out the way they thought it would. Sometimes the hair regrowth tended to bulge and stand...(related: Hair Loss)
A Guide To Female Hair Loss
Hair loss usually occurs because of hormonal factors. As a consequence, biological events like puberty, pregnancy and menopause that effect female hormone levels can also cause female hair loss. In the case of pregnancy, hair loss is simply a consequence of the stress the body undergoes during labor and should stop appr...(related: Hair Loss)
Do You Know About These Remedies For Hair Loss?
Millions of the people worldwide suffer from hair loss andthis is the reason why hair loss remedies are a billiondollar industry.The answe...(related: Hair Loss)
Laser Hair Removal
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Laser Hair Removal Frequently Asked Questions
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Hair Loss In Men - The Contributing Factors
With hair loss in men, hair at the temples recedes and the crown can also begin to thin.Eventually a horse shoe pattern around the sides of the head appears.The main signs of hair loss in men:1. Receeding hairline2. Moderate to extensive hair loss, particularly on the crown of the head.About ninety-five percent of hair loss in men is attributable to Androgenic Alopecia also know as male pattern baldness.Some believe this condition includes three factors:1) age2) heredity3) the male hormone ...(related: Hair Loss)
Making Your Own Herbal Hair Shampoo
In 1990 I decided not to use the commercially made shampoos after reading Aubrey Hampton's book, "Natural Organic Hair and Skin Care." In this book Aubrey tells you how to read the label on any product that you put on your skin or hair.Manufacturers are constantly using toxic chemicals in their skin and hair products and disregard their toxic effects on your body. This is easily seen in the list of chemicals that they use. Here are a few of these chemicals found in many product labels:* propylene glycol or glycol? ...(related: Hair Loss)
Which Hair Regrowth Product Will I Use Today?
When you decide to select a hair regrowth product off the store shelves without first doing research about it, you could be throwing your money away. Every one of these products advertise that they are clinically proven to be successful. Just t...(related: Hair Loss)
Why Don?t We Hear So Much About Female Baldness?
Female baldness is not as common as male baldness, which is probably why we don't hear as much about it. Women are more self-conscious about baldness when it occurs and tend to suffer a lot more psychologically because of it than men do. Female baldness is often caused by hormones, such as the loss of estrogen after menopause, genetics (women are just as susceptible to inherited baldness as men) and the natural hair loss that comes with aging.The main difference between male and female baldness is that women do not experience a receding hairline when suffering from female baldness. Baldness solutions also differ for both genders because some of the topical products that are prescribed for men do cause hair to grow on other parts of the body. The same thing applies to some of the hai...(related: Hair Loss)
Treatment Options Available To Hair Loss Sufferers
The hair loss treatments outlined here cannot provide definitive cures for all hair loss conditions, but they do represent regimes that many sufferers have found useful. In other words, they are examples of potential solutions that many patients have chosen after honestly assessing the causes of their hair loss together with their expectations.
This article will focus on four basic approaches:
1. A drugs based approach for those who don't mind taking strong medications.