Did you know around 25% of men start to go bald by the age of 30 years old. That percentage more than doubles by the age of 60. If you´re in one of these area you may be interested in reading this. FIVE things to know about male hair loss. Is chasing hair loss cures a lost cause. Does hair restoration look natural? How comes hair transplants are so expensive. If you don´t want to live with hair loss get to know your hair better. See how hair loss can be successfully treated.
How Many Hairs Falling Daily Is Normal
The average male has around 120,000 – 150,000 hairs on their head. This varies depending on the hair type or hair characteristics. Hair colour being a main reason, ethnic background, curly or straight hair also. We all see hair falling out everyday. On our pillow or when we shower or comb our hair. It´s quite normal for around 100 hairs a day to natural shed. It´s actually more important how many hair grow back every day. Because as long as the same number that shed regrows your hair growth is stable. Hair loss greater than this normally occurs gradually due to genetics or aging and hormonal changes for both men and women.
Always consult a hair loss professional before starting any hair loss treatment. With many hair loss causes and treatments it´s important to diagnose your problem. The first step can be a simple online consultation. Sending your details to your Doctor.
# 1. Why Am I Losing My Hair? Is It Genetic?
If hair loss is in your family there is a big chance you will inherit the problem of male pattern baldness. The hormone byproduct DHT triggers of the gene that causes hair genetic hair loss in men. You can also lose your hair because of ill-health, medical procedures, stress and infections just to name a few other hair loss causes. Not all hair loss causes are permanent and with the correct diagnosis can be treated.
#2. Is There A Natural Remedy For My Hair Loss?
There are a number of approved hair loss treatments available. For both men and women. Although genetic hair loss has no cure a treatment can help to stabilise the hair growth. In some cases even promote healthier stronger hair. Other hair loss conditions such as traction alopecia can actually regrow naturally. Depending on how severe or damaged the hair and scalp are.
If you often wear your hair in tight braids or tight ponytails, you are more likely overtime to suffer from a degree of traction alopecia. Remove the tension and your hair can breathe again. Try not to pull your hair tight excessively.
# 3. How Can Genetic Hair Loss Be Treated?
Catching hair loss early is always the best plan. The younger you are and the earlier you catch your hair loss treatment works best. The first priority is to stabilise your hair loss. Stop further hair thinning or receding. If that is the case then you can look at these products.
Minoxidil lotion (Regaine regular strength or Regaine extra strength) is applied twice daily to the scalp. Can be purchased over-the-counter. About 60% of men benefit from it.
Finasteride (Propecia) is a medicine taken in tablet form that partially blocks the effects of the DHT. Propecia has been shown to prevent further hair loss and promote re-growth of scalp hair in approximately 80% of men after 3-6 months.
Check with your specialist for side-effects. Any treatment only works while you use it. Stop and all the benefits will gradually stop also. So, before starting consider using a treatment for the long-term.
# 4. What If My Hair Loss Is Advanced For Treatment To Help?
If you have a receding hairline or your crown has thinned out. Maybe your hair loss has advanced over the top of your head. A hair loss treatment is going to be limited in helping. You might also consider cosmetic surgery. A hair transplant is a surgical procedure. It moves genetically healthy hair follicles to areas of hair loss. results are permanent and lasting your life.
# 5. Is FUE Hair Transplant The Best Hair Restoration Option?
It is important discuss your suitability for any hair transplant procedure. The FUE hair transplant technique removes your hair follicles on-by-one. Leaving no linear scar and allows short and shaved hair styles. The genetically strong hair follicles are carefully placed int the thinning area. After a period of resting and healing your new hair will start to regrow. Over the next 12 months the new hair matures resulting in your new head of hair.
Dr Artur Kierach is a European hair loss expert and specialist in the FUE Hair Transplant Technique. He has treated 1000´s of patients with his surgical and non-surgical treatment plans. For male and female pattern hair loss to alternative hair loss conditions. Dr Kierach is a member of the International Society of Restoration Surgery and regularly attends workshops and conferences. He offers free. no obligation hair loss consultation s at his Clinics in Wroclaw and Warsaw, Poland. You can make your appointment or arrange your online consultation.