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 ...Read more »
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 ...Read more »
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
Most common hair loss comes under what has ...Read more »
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 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 ...Read more »
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
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 ...Read more »
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 ...Read more »
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, ...Read more »
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 ...Read more »
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 ...Read more »
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, ...Read more »