Medical Hair Restoration

Medical hair restoration in the literal sense includes the hair loss treatment which depends upon the use of medicines. Unusual hair loss both in men and women is caused by the alterations in the androgen metabolism. Androgen is a male hormone which has a major role to play in regulation of hair growth or hair loss. The dermal papilla is the most important structure in a hair follicle which is responsible for hair-growth. It is the dermal papilla, the cell of which divides and differentiates to ...
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Why You Have Hair Loss

Hair is the fastest growing tissue of the body, made up of proteins called keratins. Every strand of hair is made up of three layers: the inner layer or medulla (only present in thick hairs); the middle layer or cortex, which determines the strength, texture, and color of hair; and the cuticle, which protects the cortex. Hair grows from roots, which are enclosed in follicles. Below this is a layer of skin called the dermal papilla, which is fed by the bloodstream carrying nourishments vital to ...
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Vitamins and Minerals You Need To Reduce Hair Loss

Some common myths have arisen concerning hair loss. Because of medical advancements many of these myths are being corrected. For starters, although androgenetic alopecia, pattern baldness, is genetic and can be hereditary, it is not passed down through only your mother's side of the family. Either side of the family can pass down the genetic disposition toward baldness. Also, contrary to old family tales, wearing hats does not cause baldness either. Most common hair loss comes under what has ...
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Two Nutrients That You Must Have to Prevent Hair Loss

There are two nutrients that you have to make sure you have plenty of every day, if you want to minimize your hair loss. These nutrients are Vitamin A and the B vitamins. To digest and absorb these nutrients you cannot use antacids. Vitamin A Vitamin A is a key component to developing healthy cells, tissues in the body, and reducing hair loss. Additionally it works with silica and zinc to prevent drying and clogging of the sebaceous glands, the glands vital to producing sebum. Sebum is an ...
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More Vitamins and Minerals Needed for Hair Growth

In another article, I pointed out the importance of making sure you get plenty vitamin A and B-vitamins every day for healthy hair. There are addition vitamins and minerals that you want to make sure you maintain your diet to make sure you reduce hair loss. Vitamin C Vitamin C is responsible for the development of healthy collagen, which is necessary to hold body tissues together. A vitamin C deficiency can cause split ends and hair breakage, yet this is easily reversible with an increase to ...
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How Excessive Testosterone Leads To Your Hair Loss

Hair loss has been observed and studied for ages, and some interesting discoveries were made in ancient times. It was noticed that eunuchs: * those males without genitals-never went bald. * men who were castrated as a result of accidents in battle also never went bald This was the first sign that testosterone had something to do with hair loss. It has also been found that the more recessive the hair gene, the chances you have of becoming bald. Androgens Testosterone and Adrenaline What exactly ...
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Hair Loss Treatments

The desire to avoid hair loss is not confined to our time. In ancient Egypt, men used to rub fat from crocodiles, snakes, lions, and other animals on their head in hopes of preventing or treating hair loss. Julius Caesar and Napoleon also experienced hair loss and tried to conceal it by growing their hair long in the back and combing it forward over their heads. Today, this motivation to avoid balding is still evident. There are many available hair loss remedies that include creams, vitamins, ...
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Hair Loss and Diet

While the evidence that links hair loss to dieting is becoming increasingly clear, you won't see diet companies providing this information on warning labels. Further, the faster you lose pounds with some of the more severe crash diets, including many liquid diets, the more stress you're putting on your body. This stress may increase the risk and incidence of thinning hair - hair loss is a high price to pay for dieting! A diet, by definition, deprives the body of one or more nutrients which are ...
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Why Laser Hair Removal?

For nearly 10 years now, medical lasers have been used for such things as tattoo removal, clearing up acne scars and other blemishes, and removing dark spots on the skin. Now they are increasing being approved by the FDA and used for such things as wrinkle removal, tooth whitening, and hair removal. Is it really permanent? Many laser hair removal providers tout their processes as "painless" or "permanent." The FDA says there must be enough evidence to support those claims and it is actually ...
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Natural Hair Loss Remedies For Men

INTRODUCTION It can be a big shock when you discover that you have hair loss. There is nothing much worse that finding handfuls of hair on your pillow. Or taking a shower and looking down to see strands of your hair in the drain. I want to point out that there are no miracle hair restoration products available. The end result is that you might have to come to terms with your hair loss. However, you may find that in certain circumstances that it may be possible to halt further hair loss, ...
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