Hair loss treatment

Millions of men experience hair loss. Androgenetic alopecia, also known as male pattern baldness, is the most common form of thinning hair and hair loss in men. If you're looking for answers about hair loss, from the basic facts to how to treat it, you're in the right place.

Baldness in men. How to prevent it and what to do with hair loss?

Hair Loss - rather troublesome problem, the most common among men. According to unofficial data, 70% of the male population suffers from a middle-aged balding in one form or another. Today we tell about the causes of baldness in men and how to deal with them.

Causes of male pattern baldness

The causes of baldness may be many, but most of the men there are two: active work of hormones and heredity. Male hormones affect the hair follicle so that it gradually loses its ability to produce new hair and eventually dies. And if a man has a genetic predisposition to hair loss, baldness is almost inevitable. And it is interesting that in 75% of cases, hair loss is inherited through the maternal line, and only 20% - on his father. On the remaining per cent were people who have baldness manifests itself first in the race.

In addition, the causes of male pattern baldness can be attributed: Hormonal disorders; Metabolic disorders; Some diseases (Addison's disease, Down's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, etc.); Stress and poor diet, lack of vitamins.Depending on the cause and spread the fire, distinguish different types of alopecia (or baldness).

Types and stages of male pattern baldness

Androgenetic alopecia (AGA)

This type of alopecia accounts for 95% of the male population. This is exactly the type of hair loss, which affects the work of hormones and genes. Localization falls on the parietal and frontal area. The process of baldness with hair thinning, then they are short, like fluff, and after some time completely disappear.

In androgenetic alopecia has several stages. According to the classification by Norwood-Hamilton, during the first two stages of the hair begins to thin in the vicinity of the temples and forehead, forming a receding hairline. In the next stage (third through sixth) hair loss area appears even on the crown. And on the seventh stage of the main areas of hair loss are merged into one.

In addition, there are several types of alopecia:

Type "Horseshoe": Baldness begins with the frontal part closer to the temples, and then goes to all the frontoparietal region, forming the hair loss area that looks like a horseshoe.
Type "Nest": balding areas appear randomly in different areas of the head, and the plot is formed, similar to the socket on the top of the head. In the end, this type of hair loss takes the form of a horseshoe.
Mixed: hair loss occurs at the same time and at the temples, in the parietal region.

Diffuse alopecia

In this case, hair loss affects some external factors - from stress and antibiotics and ending exposure. It is estimated that the net diffuse alopecia does not happen always in varying degrees to it mixed with AGA. In the form of telogen follicles enter the sleep stage, but when the form of anagen hair is almost impossible to recover, since the follicles die in severe chemical poisoning. Women are more likely than men to suffer this type of alopecia, but if you do happen to have undergone such a balding mind, remember that when telogen form you have a chance to restore hair growth.

Alopecia areata

This type of baldness, which has recently been very rare hair loss option that today appears more and more often. On the head, face or other hairy parts of the body may appear in the centers, where in a short time all the hair falls out. At the expiration of a period of time the hair is completely grow in situ arising hearth and alopecia areata may no longer can not be shown. But in most cases, lesions may have appeared to be overgrown hair (partially or completely) in one place and appear in another, as if the "moving" from place to place. The most complex instances of alopecia areata - when there were no lesions are overgrown, and new ones appear.

Causes of hair loss in focal (aka - alopecia), alopecia is not fully understood. It is believed that in this case the hair loss becomes an autoimmune disorder of the body.

Cicatrical alopecia

Scar alopecia occurs in 1-2% of cases, is irreversible damage to the hair follicles and the formation of connective (scar) tissue. The cause may be various etiologies infection (bacterial, viral or fungal) that cause an inflammatory reaction around the follicles, resulting in connective tissue formed in this zone. With adequate and timely treatment of infections hair can be saved. A frequent cause of scar alopecia are physical trauma - thermal and chemical burns, wounds.

Total alopecia

It is an extreme stage of alopecia areata, which occurs as a result of hair loss on the entire surface of the scalp. A variation of total alopecia areata is a universal or complete loss of hair on the whole body. She was exposed to both adults and children. Usually, it starts with a sharp copious hair loss, that within 2-3 months can lead to complete baldness.

Is it possible to stop hair loss and how to do it

Of course, if you just survived the stress and lost a bit of hair, then restore their active growth will be quite real. But today we are talking about a more serious problem of male pattern baldness in which the hair becomes thinner and eventually disappear. Unfortunately, this process is irreversible, and no vitamins, burdock and masks will not be able to stop him. However, fortunately, the solution of the problem of baldness is still there.
Treatments and remedies for baldness in men

In the treatment of baldness in men, perhaps, is divided into three main ways:

Medication.

Held course, the results are visible after 6-10 months. The course selected individually. injections are used, masks, massages, taking medications, laser therapy. Drug treatment is aimed only at maintaining and strengthening the existing family of hair and hair follicles. However, after the treatment of hair loss can be resumed. If used in the treatment of minoksidilsoderzhaschie drugs, the hair can already start to fall immediately after the discontinuation of treatment. If you use other drugs, the fortified home hair can last 1.5-3 years, without additional intervention.
Please note that if in areas of hair loss (place full of balding or thinning) hair does not grow by more than 6 months, then any treatment zone data will not bring any results. Because in these places have lost the hair follicles from which the hair has to grow itself.

Hair transplantation.

This is one of the most effective procedures in which hair is transplanted to balding areas not susceptible to (the donor area) in the area of alopecia. Hair transplantation is carried out operating and non-surgical methods. The consequences and the results held after transplantation and may vary very much. Choosing one or the other method of hair transplantation, pay attention to the consequences of such an intervention for your health (after some methods scars remain forever and scars on the head, headaches can last from 6 months to 3 years, etc.). Also ask about the degree of hair density that you get after the transplanted hair will grow (for comparison: the natural density - 100 hairs per 1 sq cm, and the possibility of setting the hair, such as operating procedures - only 30-40 / 1cm2 ).

Hair transplant surgery without HFE technology.

This is the most advanced hair transplant procedure that allows to achieve a natural density without surgery and with minimal traumatization of the skin. With this method, instead of cutting tools and robotic devices are used microneedle 0.5-0.8 mm, which means no incisions, no scars, no pain and no swelling on the face. Hair survival rate is up to 90-98%, wound healing takes place in 3-5 days.HFE method is the most advanced method of hair transplantation.

Solving the problem of baldness forever

Hair Transplant Method HFE (Hand follicle extraction) - a unique solution for those who are faced with the problem of baldness and wants to restore hair, including the eyebrows, beard, mustache, as well as on-site scars. HFE is currently the only clinic in Russia, where the procedure is performed by physicians trichologist with unique microtools just a few hours. Hair Restoration by HFE virtually painless and does not leave scars, and edema, and the healing process is only 3-5 days. The result is a restoration of the natural hair density (up to 80 hair per 1 cm2 at a natural density of 100-120 hairs).

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