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Hair Loss In Men – Causes And Possible Treatments

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In this modern day society, the major issue faced by almost everyone in this world apart from diabetes, heart attack, etc is nothing but hair loss. Hair loss can occur to both female and male at any age these days. The number of patients going to dermatologist to seek advice for hair loss and remedies for it is constantly increasing day by day. This scenario is caused mainly due to pollution. Pollution’s such as air pollution, water pollution, etc are the main reasons for too much of hair loss. Hair loss can also occur due to increase in the stress level of a person. When we look into the lives of IT professionals, it would be a miracle if they have a head full of hair still at the age of 50 as the amount of stress they have in that profession is tremendous. Unfortunately, for some people, hair loss is a heredity problem which can cause hair loss if either one of the parents have hair loss problems then their kids are prone to get the same hair loss issue no matter what precautions they take.

COMMON REASONS FOR HAIR LOSS

There are a wide range of reasons for hair loss these days. A few well known reasons are listed below:

  • Pollution
  • Usage of too many hair products or chemicals on hair
  • Usage of hair straighteners or curlers
  • Excessive Smoking
  • Hair colouring
  • Consumption of excessive amount of alcohol
  • Improper and unhealthy diet
  • Heredity
  • Dandruff issue
  • Work stress or any sort of stress
  • Usage of strong medicines that causes weakening of hair shaft
  • Wearing of helmets while riding two wheeler vehicles

HAIR LOSS TREATMENTS

Fortunately, there are many treatments for hair loss by using cosmetic wigs, medication or hair transplantation surgery. Hair loss treatments are also called as alopecia treatments. Hair loss treatments have very less or no side effects at all. Hair loss treatments have almost 100% success rates.

GENERAL TYPES OF HAIR LOSS TREATMENTS

There are about four types of hair loss treatments that are very famous these days. They are:

  • Androgenic Alopecia Treatment
  • Telogen Effluvium Treatment
  • Anagen Effluvium Treatment
  • Alopecia Areata Treatment

Let us see in detail what these treatments are about

  • Androgenic Alopecia Treatment

It is mainly used to treat male pattern baldness by medication therapy such as androgen dependent therapies or androgen independent therapies. If medication therapy fails then, the doctor will suggest hair transplantation treatment which is very effective and has a high success rate. The only disadvantage is it’s quite costly.

  • Telogen Effluvium Treatment

This treatment method is for patients who are suffering hair loss mainly due to stress. Hence, in this treatment it is all about stress management. Once the person’s stress levels are reduced then, there will not be any issue related to hair loss for the person.

  • Anagen Effluvium Treatment

In this treatment, first and foremost the doctor does a pre assessment folliscopy to identify the hair density level of the patient, cause of hair loss and stage of hair loss. Once the offending agent that has been damaging the hair has been found out then the doctor will give proper medications to eliminate the particular offending agent. Alopecia Areata Treatment

This is the usage of medications such as steroids, immunosuppressive drugs, vasodilator, anti- inflammatory drugs, etc to stimulate the growth of hair follicles.  It also includes tropical scalp medication treatments.

 

 

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