It is completely normal for every individual to shed some amount of hair every day; that shows the regular hair cycle doing its job. However, it is so common to experience this shedding of hair on a larger scale than it is supposed to be. This brings out a very serious problem: hair loss. The general opinion suggests that the hair loss is a problem for male; this is not true. Researches show that most of the women experience a type of hair loss problem at some point of their lives. This a problem common for both genders, wide range of age and almost every race. Good news is hair loss has very effective solutions today. The latest technologies and medical developments have led to very successful hair transplant techniques along with some other hair loss treatments and medications.
In order to find a solution, first step should be identifying the type of your hair loss and the factors causing it. A hair loss treatment plan should be designed delicately according to the medical history of the patient, type of the hair loss and the reasons of it. It is very significant to give all the information about your condition to the doctor very clearly and detailed in your consultation process.
Being familiar with the types of hair loss may encourage you to get consultation from a specialist. For the most common hair loss types Androgenetic Alopecia, Alopecia Areata, Telogen Effluvium can be shown.
Most of the people who are familiar with the problem knows about the terms of “male pattern hair loss” and “female pattern hair loss”. These two refers to Androgenetic Alopecia as the general problem. Androgenetic Alopecia is a hereditary issue causing people with sensitivity to DHT hormone experience hair loss. This is a common condition for both female and male. This type of hair loss progresses from the frontal scalp to the back until it usually reaches complete baldness for men. This progress is a little different for women; Androgenetic Alopecia does not cause complete baldness for female however causes a hair thinning in general around the scalp.
Immune system is responsible for the resistance of our body; disorders about immune system may affect every part of the body including hair follicles. Alopecia Areata occurs as a result of immune system attacking the healthy tissues like hair follicles mistakenly. Patchy pattern of baldness can be observed in every part of the body; such as eyelashes, eyebrows, beard or hair in any other body area. Abrupt occurrence of this type of hair loss usually surprises the patients and causes them to panic. But just like any other type of hair loss, it is curable. The most suitable treatment plan will be recommended to you by your specialist.
Sometimes the hair growth cycle stops; big number of hair gets into the resting phase and does not advance to the growing phase again. This causes hair to fall out but not grow again like it is supposed to do; this condition is called Telogen Effluvium. This failure of hair growth cycle may be caused by thyroid imbalance, pregnancy, the type of medication you are on, vitamin deficiencies or any surgical treatments.
There are many other types of hair loss such as; Cicatricial Alopecia, Anagen Effluvium, Tinea Capitis, Alopecia Universalis or Involutional Alopecia. The list of hair loss types may lengthen; the significant point is a proper approach to this problem and a detailed consultation from experts. Mono Hair Transplant Clinic is ready to help you about all of your questions and create a personalized treatment plan.