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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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New York Times

Is This Treatment the Cure for Hair Loss?
New York Times
Harklinikken does not advertise, but the 25-year-old multinational company is beginning an aggressive expansion into the $3.6 billion hair-loss market in the United States, meaning you're likely to hear a lot more about it. A New York clinic opened in ...

Daily Mail

From teeth-whitening with STRAWBERRIES to stopping hair loss in its tracks with egg white: Expert tips to turn food ...
Daily Mail
Chances are you've got a bathroom cabinet full of cosmetics to treat every conceivable beauty problem. But as it turns out, your best bet for skin, hair or even teeth-whitening products could be as close as your pantry, especially if you're after a ...

MSR News Online

New treatment hope for thinning hair and hair loss
MSR News Online
There are many causes for hair thinning and hair loss. Your dermatologist can help determine the exact cause and, in turn, help develop the appropriate treatment plan. The most common type of hair loss, called androgenetic hair loss (alopecia), is also ...

Women open up about hair loss from alopecia areata, age, genes ...
Millions of women suffer from hair loss, caused by genes, age or alopecia areata. New treatments on the horizon could help.

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Hair loss diet: Eating blueberries could slow down male pattern ...
HAIR loss - also known as alopecia - in men is commonly an inherited type called male pattern baldness. However, eating antioxidant-rich blueberries could ...
Struggling with baldness? 7 ways to reduce hair loss - Times NowTimes Now

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Wall Street Pit

Can Stem Cells Finally Solve Hair Loss?
Wall Street Pit
Hair loss or baldness can be prevented by tinkering with metabolic processes of hair follicle stem cells. In mice, the drugs RCGD423 and UK5099 influence the stem cells to gravitate towards the pathway of lactate production and, in effect, increase ...


Suffering from hair loss? Scientists may have found a solution
Researchers say they have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to stimulate hair growth. According to researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, the experiment, conducted on mice, may lead to new drugs ...

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Be supportive when asking about neighbor's hair loss
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
DEAR CAROLYN: The other day I noticed my neighbor, who previously had long hair, is now bald. My assumption is she is dealing with some sort of health problem, likely cancer (why else would she suddenly be bald?). I am not sure how to offer sympathy or ...

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The Reporter Belize

Belizean makes groundbreaking scientific discovery on hair loss
The Reporter Belize
A hometown girl is making great strides in the global scientific community, having been featured in the journal Nature Cell Biology for groundbreaking new research with the potential for developing new treatment for hair loss and baldness. Aimee Flores ...

How to prevent hair loss and have thicker hair
The Times
Half of us go through hair loss at some stage in our life, and anyone who has lost some — or all — of their hair will attest to the devastating impact it can have. In fact, we're so paranoid about what to do when we notice it that “hair loss” is now ...

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