January 21, 2013

5 Treatments to Fight Hair Loss

Are you searching for effective hair loss treatments that really work? Is a thinning mane making your fret and you are wary of who to trust in this regard? Go through the following top choices that have helped millions around the globe get rid of their hair fall woes. Take a pick and gear up to flaunt healthy, shiny and strong hair again!

Amazed or surprised bald-headed man
1. Medications
Oral medications, topical lotions and tablets are often prescribed for re-growth of hair and are mostly effective in bringing a positive change for people who are suffering from acute hair loss. However, though these drugs are largely deemed as effective, it is extremely important to consult with your physician first in order to ascertain the main underlying reason for hair loss.

Your physician will then prescribe you the required medication and dosage depending upon your condition. Also, there are several medications that are meant for only men, or women. Therefore, it is important to check on with our physician before starting any hair loss treatment.

a) Minoxidil
Minoxidil is an FDA approved hair loss treatment drug that can be used by both men and women in order to stimulate hair growth. Available in drops and lotion form, topical application of Minoxidil has had raving reviews and positive results on a large majority, making it a number one choice of most people suffering from severe hair fall. According to clinical studies, 40% women (age group of 18-45) experienced minimal hair growth while 18% were reported to have moderate hair growth in the first eight months of using Minoxidil.

b) Finasteride
Normally marketed as Propecia, Finasteride is another popular drug used for effective hair loss treatment. Only recommended for males, this drug has shown visible re-growth in just six months and provides promising results in arresting further hair loss.
2. Hair Transplants

For those who are looking for a more permanent and quick solution to hair loss, surgery may be an optional. Today, there are many sophisticated and safe options available for hair transplants which can greatly relieve stress of those who have lost a large portion of their hair.
Hair transplant is more popular amongst men as they can provide a fairly quick and feasible solution for balding patches. Many clinics and physicians perform safe hair transplants, and they can definitely be opted as a last resort if you have lost too much of your hair already.

3. Laser Therapy

Laser therapy is also gaining popularity as an effective solution to combat hair loss. In this area, the introduction of DIY laser combs etc has been also been perceived as an effective solution for increasing blood flow in the scalp and stimulating growth of hair. However, it is important to consult a physician before undergoing this treatment in order to be on the safe side.

4. Alternative Medicine

Prevention of hair fall is a more feasible option than going for medication and surgery after hair loss. If you notice weakening hair follicles, there are a large number of alternative options available to restore the natural strength and shine of hair.

These herbal or natural remedies are generally preferred by most people, as they offer much less health risks and side effects that are normally associated with oral medications. Apart from herbal and home treatments, aromatherapy and homeopathic cures for reducing the amount of hair fall are also widely used and have proven to be effective for a large majority.

5. Diet Supplements

A change in lifestyle and incorporation of healthy and nutritious elements can prove to be a safe and natural remedy to hair loss. Foods rich in iron, proteins, omega 3 fatty acids and zinc are touted to be elemental in reducing hair fall and encouraging hair growth. You can also go for over-the-counter supplements to make up for nutritional deficiencies in your body.

Alex is a hair treatment advisor working for HDC a Hair Replacement Centre located in Cyprus that can solve your hair loss problem permanently.

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  1. Provillus, a safe and all-natural hair loss solution, blocks the hormone DHT, which has been linked to 95 percent of hair loss. It also provides your scalp with nutrients that are essential to stimulating hair growth.

  2. Beauty Expert2:46 PM

    Vitamin A - an anti-oxidant which promotes healthy production of sebum in the scalp
    Vitamin E stimulates circulation. Good blood circulation in the scalp is important in keeping hair follicles productive. The 'B' vitamins contribute to melanin, which gives hair its healthy color and also stimulates blood circulation;

  3. Expert2:47 PM

    massage is also beneficial. Massage stimulates circulation. good circulation in the scalp keeps hair follicles active.a few minutes of daily head massage by hand. Circulation through massage may be improved by using a few drops of lavender or bay essential oil in an almond or sesame oil base with massage;

  4. Ellen2:48 PM

    Try rubbing your scalp with garlic juice, Onion Juice or Ginger Juice.Do not mix any of two or three);

  5. Rakshita2:49 PM

    Correcting a hormone imbalance may prevent further hair loss..As always, treatments have the best chance of being effective if they are geared to the cause ..

  6. use Rosemary shampoo. This is great for strengthening hair and making it grow.Once you have it, add 5 spoons of honey to the shampoo bottle and let it rest for one day before using it

  7. Bhavana2:51 PM

    eat right.. cut out the processed food items and eat fresh whole foods.

  8. Sabita2:53 PM

    Massage olive or any pure, natural oil into scalp, Extra virgin olive, coconut and grape seed work well. Then brush vigorously preferably using a palm held brush with short natural boar bristles.

  9. Mandira2:54 PM

    Egg treatment- You may not like the idea of dumping egg on your head but the fact remains that it can remedy your hair loss. It's able to strengthen your hair.

  10. Nisha2:54 PM

    Aloe Vera
    Aloe Vera to keep skin, scalp and hair healthy. Not only does it prevent excessive hair loss but also encourages hair growth

  11. Bhavya2:57 PM

    Don't not take propecia or any chemical or prescription treatment.
    change your diet for a start. High fat diets are known to contribute towards hair loss. If you put junk food in your mouth your going to pass junk to your hair

  12. H etal2:57 PM

    If you smoke stop.

  13. Yoga may help, the headstand position was meant to draw blood to the top of the head for health.

  14. Karuna2:59 PM

    Massage almond oil into the scalp 2 to 3 times a week and wash it will stop further hair loss.

  15. I have tried Aloe Vera and got good results. That is great. Thanks for your other treatments too.

  16. Sabita3:26 PM

    Powdered fenugreek 1 tsp, pepper powder 1 tsp and coconut milk 1/2 cup mixed together and massaged on scalp and washed after at least 2 hours is another ancient remedy for hair growth.

  17. Well, there are so many natural products that helps regaining the beauty of hairs, and it does not costs you heavily to buy those herbs that are normally used in the kitchen as well.

  18. Unlike a few years ago, men have become beauty conscious to a great extent, and they can easily find the branded cosmetics and hair care products that are especially composed for men.


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