• Medical Hair Restoration

     
    Unusual hair loss both in men and women is caused by the alterations in the androgen metabolism. Androgen is a male hormone which has a major role to play in regulation of hair growth or hair loss. The dermal papilla is the most important structure in a hair follicle which is responsible for hair-growth. It is the dermal papilla, the cell of which divides and differentiates to give rise to a new hair follicle. The dermal papilla is in direct contact with blood capillaries in the skin to derive the nutrients for the growing hair follicle....
     

    Finding Hair Loss Treatments That Fit Within Your Budget

     
    Hair loss treatments can be very expensive and although most people want to try to regain their full head of hair they cannot afford them. There are surgical measures for hair loss treatments that could cost as much as $9000 and this cost is not covered by any health insurance plan. This is because the doctors that perform this treatment are classed as plastic surgeons and the procedures are not necessary for a healthy life. The important thing when considering any type of hairloss treatments is to visit your doctor to make sure that there is no underlying medical cause....
     

    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....
     

    What Condition Is Your Hair In?

     
    Our hair can be categorized in three different ways: Healthy Dry Damaged Characteristics of Healthy Hair Smooth texture and feel Shiny Hair loss is 75-100 strands per day Hair loss consists of entire hair strands (contains bulb) Holds curl well Relatively easy to comb while wet Good elasticity (hair strand stretches when pulled) Healthy scalp No breakage Minimal split ends Characteristics of Dry or Stressed Hair Hair loss is 75-100+ per day Hair is dry to the touch but responds well to moisture May have some scalp problems Dull appearance Itchy scalp Loses curl easily May be frizzy Hair has poor elasticity (does not stretch before breaking) Breakage (hair strands are short) Split ends Characteristics of Damaged Hair Dull Dry Coarse Frequent use of oil does not help retain moisture and/or the effects do not last long Tangles easily, difficult to comb while wet Frizzy Breakage is severe in spots Visible split ends Scalp may be unhealthy May have excessive dandruff About The Author....
     

    Hair Loss, Hair Care Tips, Home Remedies and Products!

     
    A healthy lifestyle supplemented with proper diet is the magic key for healthy and beautiful hair. But our fast paced life generally doesnt allow us to follow it. But these hair care tips along with some hair care products might just do the trick for you. Hair Care Tips and Products . Hair Spray: Chop one lemon (or an orange for dry hair). Place in a pot with two cups water. Boil until half of the initial amount remains. Cool, strain, and place in a spray bottle. Store in refrigerator. If it is too sticky, add more water....
     

    Laser Hair Treatment - 10 Things You Must Know About Getting A Good Laser Hair Removal Service

     
    Laser hair removal is supposed to be a safe process, yet dubious claims and inappropriate equipment still lead to scams and injuries. Consumers themselves must know the ins and outs of laser hair removal to prevent themselves from getting cheated. The following points will aid you in making a proper decision to get yourself ready at the clinic. 1) The sensitivity of your skin. A skin can be too delicate to be damaged instead of getting treated. A technology called CoolGlide can treat all known skin types....
     

    The Cause of Hair Loss

     
    Normally, about 10 percent of the hair on your head is resting (not growing). After a few months, the resting hair falls out and new hair begins to grow in its place. The growing phase can last from 2 to 6 years. While in the growing phase, hair will gain approximately 1 centimeter a month. It is normal to experience hair loss every day as part of this normal resting/growing cycle. Some people experience excessive hair loss from a variety of causes. The cause of hair loss is multi-variable. Most people erroneously believe that hair loss is caused by things like bad circulation, stress, sweat and dirt on the scalp, or wearing hats....
     

    Non-Approved Drugs That Can Help Hair Loss

     
    At present only two medications have been approved by the FDA for the treatment of hair loss, namely finasteride (Propecia) and minoxidil (Rogaine). While both of these continue to prove their worth to many patients, some individuals are disappointed with their results and seek other forms of treatment. Often they turn to drugs that have not been approved for the treatment of hair loss, but which have shown themselves over time to have a positive effect in dealing with this condition. 1. Avodart (dutasteride) - this is a new medication that is not yet approved for hair loss but which offers exciting possibilities for treating male patten baldness....
     

    Hair Loss Types and Treatments

     
    Doctors distinguish between different types of hair loss. The male pattern hair loss is totally different from Alopecia Areata. Male pattern hair loss (also known as common baldness, male pattern baldness or permanent pattern baldness) is the most common one for males. In fact, It is inherited. It usually involves baldness on the top of the head and a receding hair line. On the other hand, Alopecia Areata involves patchy hair loss over the body and the head. It can involve one or more patches and even full body baldness in rare cases....
     

    Ways to Treat Baldness

     
    So, you've just looked in the mirror and realized that your hair line is receding. You can no longer ignore the layers of hair on your pillow each morning and you can't blame the shower clogging on your significant other any more. You're losing your hair! You're going bald! How will you deal with it? It's normal. Yes, it may be a bit embarrassing at first, and probably a blow to the ego. However, just be glad you live in the 21st century. You won't be relegated to sporting a shiny top for the rest of your life;...
     
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