Hair loss is very common nowadays in both men and women. It occurs due to lot of reasons like heredity, hormonal changes, stress, inadequate diet and changing lifestyle.
The treatment for the hair loss depends upon the severity of the hair loss. It can be diffuse thining of hair which can be confirmed with the help of Tricogram test.
Hair reflects the complete personality of a person. Before starting anything one should consult an experienced dermatologist. He will analyze your scalp type and according to that you will be able to judge the kind of shampoo you should choose and precautions you should take in order to prevent hair loss.
There are various causes attributed to baldness:-
What basic tips one should follow to avoid hair loss
Shampoo should be ph balanced and mild. Keep the shampoo on your scalp for 5 to 7 minutes and then wash it. One can also use light conditioner over the hair shaft. Make sure that you don’t use too greasy shampoos, oil or heavy serums over the hair
One should apply shampoo which has a UV protection and it should be mild and ph balanced. Nowadays conditioners are also available with UV protection. Avoid the sun as it’s very harsh and can make your hair lifeless and brittle so protection is must.
The treatment for the hair loss entirely depends upon the cause of the hair loss. There can be numerous causes for the hair loss. Without knowing the cause we can’t treat the hair loss.
Normal hair loss is 50 to 100 per day in adults which is a normal hair loss.
Another common hair loss is telogen effluvium which is generally known as a diffuse hair loss. Diffuse hair loss can be generally due to the deficiency factors like anemia. Post pregnancy, hormonal problems. The major cause of telogen effluvium is changing life style that is not taking proteins, minerals and vitamins properly.
There can be pattern baldness which is because of increase in androgens, both in males and females and this condition is generally known as male pattern baldness and female pattern baldness.
Nowadays treatment varies from Minoxidil 2 % to 10%, topical stem cell therapy; Injectables stem cerum and growth factor, PRP (plasma rich platelets) is also becoming popular.
These treatments are given with the help of Meso gun that too by the advice of the dermatologist. Specific dose of the product is injected at a specific depth to cover up the area.
Generally multiple sessions are required. In case of diffuse hair loss or telogen effluvium diet supplements, antioxidants, minerals, beta keratins, essential protein supplements and iron in case of anemia is generally required. Topical cuticle repairing or growth factors are given.
Oral hormonal therapy is generally given for pattern baldness. Anti testosterone drugs are given on regular basis to control the increase in androgen. The product is finasteride 1 ml which is given on long term basis. Results are seen only after 9 months to 1 year.
Combination therapy: - both Mesotherapy or PRP and topical and oral can be combined to give the best results to the clients.
These are all non ablative methods and continuous maintance is required for pattern baldness.