There are many different reasons why a person may lose their hair during a lifetime. Disease, medications, genetics, stress, or the unavoidable aging process, can all have a detrimental effect on a person’s hair. Those of you who’ve experienced hair loss have likely also experienced the feeling that you’re losing part of your identity. Well, you’re definitely not alone. Physically, hair is part of you, but it’s also part of the bigger you, the way you see yourself and how others perceive you.
Just because you are experiencing hair loss doesn’t mean you should jump straight into scheduling a hair transplant. There are a handful of effective non-surgical hair growth treatments available that can help stop and reverse hair loss.
Cancer – it’s one of the scariest diagnoses anyone can receive. The single word can trigger thousands of questions. Will I survive? Can it be treated? Will I lose my hair? Compared to other side effects, hair loss may be minor. But for many patients, the emotional impact can be devastating.
Since we’re in the height of summer, you’re undoubtedly catching some rays. Most of us know to put on sunscreen to protect our skin from damage and skin cancer. But should you also be protecting your hair from the sun? While the vitamin D you can get from the sun is great for your hair, exposure to the sun’s rays without protection can quickly cause serious damage.
Think you’re destined for a hairless head when you’re older thanks to your mother’s father? Or maybe you think that your stressful job will leave you with permanent hair loss. Since two-thirds of men experience hair loss by the time they are 35 according to American Hair Loss Association, it’s no surprise that myths about balding have sprouted up over time.
We’re here to bust five common male hair loss myths we’ve heard around the office. This way, you’ll better understand what’s causing your hair loss and how you can treat it.
Most patients don’t elect to have a hair transplant with the idea that they’re going to shave their head soon afterwards. However, sometimes people want or need to wear their hair short after a transplant for one reason or another. Unfortunately, all current hair transplant procedures leave scars, though some are a lot less noticeable than others. Let’s take a look at the two primary transplant procedures so that you know what your scar might look like if you decide to shave your head.
Hair loss is an emotional experience. One day you have a thick, full head of hair, and the next you find handfuls of your hair in your hands or brush. Thankfully, there are ways to slow down hair loss and even grow your hair back thicker that don’t cost an arm and a leg. Various at-home hair loss remedies may promote hair growth. We even offer advice on the most effective supplement solutions at the Limmer Hair Transplant Center.