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Are Hair Loss Treatments Just One Big Scam?

The hair loss industry is not one that inspires great confidence in most people. I have to admit this is perfectly understandable given the damage caused by the many rogues and charlatans who have abused the trust of far too many vulnerable people - people who have received worthless and even dangerous products or advice in exchange for their hard earned cash. The end result is the prevalance of a stigma that the industry is hard pressed to shake off.

What Are The Common Hair Loss Causes?

One of the most worrying aspects of hair loss treatment is the tendency of so many people to seek solutions without first determining what has caused their loss in the first place.

Treatments That Offer Hope To Hair Loss Sufferers

Many people experiencing premature hair loss simply resign themselves to a process that is as inevitable as growing old. This is a positive and healthy reaction to what is a natural process for many. But for others the onset of premature balding or excessive hair loss represents a traumatic development that causes untold worry and suffering. This too is a legitimate reaction regardless of whether the hair loss is caused by hereditary factors or some other more complex cause.

Develop A Strategy For Dealing With Premature Hair Loss

The fact you are reading this probably indicates you have concerns about the rate of your hair loss. Baldness may sometimes be a source of amusement to those with a full head of hair, but premature hair loss at any age can be the cause of intense concern to those affected.

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.

Do Natural Hair Loss Remedies Have Any Real Relevance?

The effectiveness of modern hair loss treatments is clear for all to see, but many people simply prefer not to use strong chemicals or non-natural substances.

Is There A Role For Nutrition In Dealing With Hair Loss?

Could something as basic as inadequate nutrition really contribute to excessive shedding of hair?

Top Nutritional Tips To Support Healthy Hair Growth

1. Eat adequate amounts of protein.

Herbal Hair Loss Remedies That Offer Hope

Herbs hold an obvious appeal for many people because they support the body's natural healing mechanisms to target the cause of the problem, as opposed to merely tackling the symptoms. It would be wrong to present herbal hair loss remedies as a miracle solution for all sufferers - there is however growing evidence to support the view that some herbal remedies offer real hope to many people.

Herbal Hair Loss Remedies For External Use

In a separate article in this series we looked at some of the most popular herbal hair loss remedies for ingestion. Here we'll expand that theme to include some potentially useful herbal remedies for external use.

Do Traditional Hair Loss Remedies Have Any Relevance Today?

Could it be possible that our ancestors got it right with some of their traditional hair loss remedies? Folklore tells us they certainly went to great lengths to find solutions to thinning hair.

Coping With Male Pattern Baldness

Androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness) is by far the most common cause of hair loss amongst men and a serious problem for many women. For it to develop, three important components must come into play:

Coping With Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is a condition that is typified by patchy hair loss over the scalp or body. It comes in several forms ranging from a single patch to total body hair loss (alopecia universalis). Its cause may be difficult to diagnose but many cases appear to link directly to imbalances in the immune system that can be treated effectively. In most cases hair will reappear on its own but some patients develop more extreme variations that are more difficult to treat.

Follicular Unit Extraction vs. Older Methods of Hair Transplantation

Punch grafts, scalp reductions, scalp extensions...

DHT and Hair Loss

DHT hair loss affects both men and women.

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Celebrities Are Starting to Break the Taboo of Female Hair Loss
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Can a Drug Cure Baldness? New Study Shows Potential
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Jada Pinkett-Smith opens up about the struggles of losing her hair
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Jada Pinkett Smith opens up about hair loss
Windsor shops go all out for Royal wedding. See More. Jada Pinkett Smith opens up about hair loss. On her Facebook talk show, Red Table Talk, Jada Pinkett Smith opened up about the emotional impact of her hair loss. Source: CNN. CNN Original Series on ...

Prince Harry's Best Friend Reportedly Joked About the Duke's Hair Loss and Scandals in a Wedding Speech
“He brought up Harry's tabloid antics and made fun of his hair loss,” a source told Us Weekly. “The entire room was cracking up.” According to Us Weekly, Prince Harry's past scandals include hard partying, fighting with the paparazzi in 2004 ...
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Jada Pinkett Smith's hair loss struggle
Jada Pinkett Smith is "terrified" about losing her hair. The 'Magic Mike XXL' star has confessed she has "issues with hair loss" and admits it is why she is always sporting a shorter hair cut. Speaking on her Facebook show Red Table Talk, she said: "A ...

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Potential new cure found for baldness
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