While it is true that millions of people experience hair loss during their life time, that fact is little solace to you when it is you that is suffering from the loss of your hair. When you begin to experience hair loss, there are many questions you may have. This article is meant to provide you with some basic information to help you answer those questions.
When you start to lose your hair, you may be asking why it is happening to you. The truth is that there is little chance of the reason you are losing your hair being some kind of environmental factor. Usually you are losing your hair due to some genetic predisposition. Changing what you do or what you eat is not a solution, you will need to take more drastic action to help stem the tide of your hair loss.
You may be wondering if you will lose all of your hair. The fact is that most cases of hair loss is male pattern baldness. You will probably not lose all of your hair, but that may not be much comfort. You may even chose to shave your head given how much hair you may lose.
Once you have come to terms with the fact that you are losing your hair, you will begin to search for ways to regrow your hair. There are some medical treatments that can regrow hair, however, these treatments do not work for everyone and do not work for all types of hair loss. You will need to visit with your doctor to determine what kind of hair loss you are suffering from and whether or not any type of treatment will help you regrow your hair.
The main forms of treatment for hair loss come in three forms. First, there is a topical treatment. This involves applying medicine directly to the scalp with a foam or liquid. There is oral medicine that you can take in pill form. Finally, there is surgical intervention where hair plugs are taken from one spot and implanted in the area you are suffering loss of hair.
If you decide to go completely bald and shave your head, you can surf the net to find looks that suit you. Change your glasses and wear hats to alter your appearance in a manner you find comfortable.
Women typically suffer hair loss in different ways than men do. Additionally, their appearance is more closely scrutinized by the general public. If you are a woman that is suffering hair loss, there are still many things you can try. Consult your family physician and see what type of treatment he or she would recommend.
Hopefully this article has given you some insight into your hair loss and the questions you need to answer in your own personal case. Try to remember that there are many things you can do to alter your appearance and help stem the tide of hair loss. Your appearance may be important to you, but not to the ones who love you. Good luck.