Hair loss, also called baldness, happens mostly to people at the old age. This leads to the rise of needs in hair loss treatment.
In United States, at the age of around 30 years, over 30% people is
experiencing hair loss. At the age of 50 years old, around half of
people starts losing hairs.
The simple explanation about the cause of hair loss is when the rate
of shedding exceeds the rate of regrowth. It can be temporary or
The temporary hair loss are caused by diseases or illnesses,
such as cancer or medical treatments, stress, fungus infection of the
scalp, low protein diets, thyroid diseases, high fever, flu and chronic
On the other hand, the permanent hair loss are caused by hormonal changes. This includes childbirth and birth control pills.
To prevent hair loss, it is recommended to carry out regular medical
check up at the age of over 30s. Another option is to make use of hair
loss drug, such as Propecia. Propecia works by blocking the conversions
of testosterone into a related hormone, dihydrotestosterone that
shrinks hair follicles. However, this drug cannot be taken while
pregnant because it can cause birth defects in the urinary and genital
organs of male fetuses.
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Ron is the owner of My Facial Treatment - http://www.MyFacialTreatment.com
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