Hair Loss: Why Are You Losing Your Lovely Locks?
13 Aug 2016
Are you going through a patch of losing hair at a rapid rate? Do you know what the cause of your hair loss may be?
Hair loss is not in your imagination
Often hair loss is caused by a disturbance in the body , the hormones , the auto-immune system or as a direct result of stress. Here are few clues to associating where your concern may lie.
Common causes of hair loss :
– Anaemia (lack of red blood cells)
– Stress (including bereavement)
– Fungal infections
– Chemotherapy – medicines that are used to treat Cancer
Concerning causes are:
– Hormonal changes such as pregnancy
– A short-term illness, severe infection or an operation
– A long-term illness, such as cancer or liver disease
– Changes in your diet or crash dieting without sufficient supplementation
– Medications, such as anticoagulants or beta-blockers
Another reason for hair loss, is also a condition known as Alopecia , alopecia can result in the instant loss of all your hair, and even more concerning is the fact that it may be permanent.
Alopecia Areata associated with autoimmune conditions, such as:
– Thyroid disease – imbalances in your thyroid gland, such as an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
– Diabetes – a condition caused by too much glucose (sugar) in the blood
– Vitiligo – a condition that produces white patches on the skin
– Alopecia areata is also more common among people with Down’s syndrome. More than 1 in 20 people with Down’s syndrome have alopecia areata.
Treatments for hair loss :
For increased circulation – Carboxytherapy, injected Mesotherapy and PDT Increased circulation and improved collagen synthesis stimulate the grown follicle which is responsible for increased hair growth.
For increased circulation – Mesotherapy, this is a cocktail of growth factors, peptides, amino, nucleic and hyaluronic acids and vitamins that are microinjected into the mesoderm layer of the skin stimulating hair growth.
For reduced resistance – Botulinum Toxin injected into the scalp every 4 months decreases the resistance to blood flow around the hair follicle which results in improved circulation to the hair follicle.
All of the above treatments increase the blood flow and circulation in the scalp. This, in turn, invigorates the hair follicle, which then produces healthier hair and prevents further hair loss. Later encouraging and stimulating the re-growth of hair.
Always consult a medical doctor or health care practitioner for the best advice on supplementation , treatments suited to your personal condition, do not self-diagnose and self-treat.