Recently when i do wash my hair due to when it gets oily, it falls out alot (i have a good feeling its our water because my mom is going through the same)& ive using sponge rollers to give my hair volume. im afraid to say that it looks like i have been “balding” a little bit. i am wondering if taking vitamins will help, i wanted to ask if coconut oil will be the best route, im willing to take any advice on how to regrow my roots the best way i can. thank you!
Since the FDA pulled every 10-15% minoxidil and anything containing azelaic acid, the golden days of minoxidil products with added DHT blocking substances are over, and a lot of people went back to using regular 5% minoxidil.
Experts say that Men’s Rogaine Extra Strength Hair Regrowth Treatment (Est. $45 per 3-month supply) is a good starting place for men, and some women, in the early stages of pattern baldness. Studies show that approximately 90 percent of the time Rogaine at least slows the progression of hair loss and, for many, hair loss stops completely. It contains 5 percent minoxidil, which studies show to be more effective than the original strength of 2 percent (Est. $25 per 1-month supply). Both forms have been approved by the FDA for topical treatment of pattern baldness, but only the 2 percent strength has been approved for women; although, studies suggest that both forms are more effective on women than they are on men. Minoxidil is also available in several generic store brand products.
If you’re a woman experiencing hair thinning, hair loss experts recommend getting tested for thyroid problems and hormone imbalances as a good starting place. If you can get to a fixable cause of your hair thinning, the great news is that hair will often grow back and continue growing at a healthy rate once the underlying cause of your hair thinning is addressed. If you’re a man or woman and you’re afraid that it’s all just genetics, don’t throw in the towel. While a family history might not be in your favor, you can still do a lot through your diet and lifestyle to slow down hair thinning and preserve your mane for as long as possible.
There can be several factors behind hair loss such as environmental effects, aging, too much stress, excessive smoking, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, genetic factors, scalp infections, use of wrong or chemically enriched hair products, certain medicines and medical conditions like thyroid disorder, autoimmune diseases, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), iron-deficiency anemia, and chronic illnesses.
2. Do not stop taking a medicine that your doctor prescribed. Some medicines can cause hair loss. Doctors warn that you should not stop taking a medicine that your doctor prescribed if you see hair loss. Immediately stopping some medicines can cause serious side effects.
Emu oil is effective against hair loss. Being effective emulsifier, emu oil is a natural treatment for hair loss. Just dilute emu oil by adding little quantity of water. Massage it gently on the scalp.
During this procedure, your surgeon removes tiny plugs of skin, each containing a few hairs, from the back or sides of your scalp. He or she then implants the plugs into the bald sections of your scalp. You may be asked to take a hair loss medication before and after surgery to improve results.
Domen, I was reading some articles and also the links you’ve provided in your other comments above – they say both Finesteride and Minoxidil only check further hair loss and thicken existing hair – but both can’t re-generate hair that’s already gone from bald spots. I guess the effectiveness of these 2 medications are quite proportionate to age of the native! At 42, I guess, I am old ? Atleast according to Indian standards!!
You can get it from your regular doctor, dermatologist, or online. Be wary if you plan on buying it online. It’s easy to get scammed, get your identity stolen, or something similar on dodgy pharmaceuticals websites.
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While there are many causes for hair loss, the most likely cause is genetics. Finding out whether or not hair loss is caused by genetics or another reason can help determine the best course of treatment.
Before delving into details, dandruff comes from a natural reaction of the body against a fungus called P. Ovale. This is usually found in the scalp. This fungus causes the scalp to shed off dead skin, or what is commonly known as dandruff. Too much dandruff causes itching, scaling, and flaking.
It’s also worth mentioning that applying castor oil or even a product such as Maple Holistics argan oil shampoo to the hair by themselves can be a bit messy to use and it can leave hair feeling greasy and oily.
According to this website http://www.bernsteinmedical.com/answers/does-propecia-work-in-older-men/ finasteride may me less effective in ‘regrowing’ new hair – but just as effective at preventing further loss in older men.
It is important to bear in mind that hair health is affected by various factors, so in addition to using a suitable hair loss shampoo to deal with the hair fall, you also need to take additional steps to improve the overall health of your hair.
3. Wait for at least 6 months before evaluating the effectiveness of the regime. Preferably up to a year. You are doing yourself a disfavor if you start judging the efficacy before that. You’ll just frustrate yourself.
Stress is also one of causes of hair loss. It is said that more a person is stress, more are his/her chances of losing hair. It also includes lack of sleep, insomnia, restlessness, and many other factors. Stress can clearly show up on your hair health.
DHT (Dihydrotestosterone) is the root cause of male-pattern baldness. This potent derivative of testosterone binds to the receptor sites in hair follicles. Over time the DHT binding with these vulnerable receptors in the follicle slowly choke the follicle’s ability to produces healthy hairs.