An incorrect diagnosis makes the treatment ineffective and in some cases can cause significant harm. Only a specialist can diagnose correctly. Most people, facing with this problem try to avoid going to the doctor or just do not pay attention to it. In order to save time and money, many patients prefer traditional medicine, not taking into account the possible negative consequences.
The therapy should be prescribed by a specialist for each patient individually, taking into account the age, sex, professional activity, the presence of some systemic diseases.
Normally, the amount of hair we lose every day ranges from 60 to 120. In case of violation of the life cycle of the follicles these figures rise. Inaction can lead to partial or complete baldness. The effective course of treatment can be chosen only if the causes of hair loss are identified.
The effects of stress
An increased amount of negative emotions not only destroys the psychological and mental state of a person, but also damages the physical health. Constant stress causes vasoconstriction, which leads to chronic hair loss. Another negative effects of stress are early grey hair, premature aging of the skin and deterioration of complexion.
Hair loss can be caused by pregnancy or menopause. In both cases, the reason is the excess of the male hormone testosterone. Hereditary predisposition can cause accumulation of dihydrotestosterone in the upper layer of the scalp, leading to increased hair loss. Adolescence and hormonal changes can also cause hair loss in men and women.
Abnormalities in the development of hair follicles can be caused by negative influence of the environment, including air pollution, increased radiation, etc. sudden hair loss can be caused by antibiotics, hormonal remedies, antidepressants and steroids.
Low quality of tap water
The increased levels of water hardness and the presence of harmful impurities in it, negatively affect the integrity of the hair structure and skin. Weakened hair begin to fall out.
Additional risk factors are pneumonia, diabetes, increased adrenal size, etc.
Effective methods of hair loss treating today are:
- Mesotherapy of hair and scalp
- Electrical stimulation
- Manual techniques (manual or hardware massage of scalp to improve blood circulation and stimulate hair follicles)
- Laser hair treatment (“laser shower” improves microcirculation and strengthens the follicles)
- Ozone therapy of the scalp
- Description of peroral medication (special complexes of vitamins and minerals, dietary supplements)
The choice of the program begins with diagnosis. Often the problem of hair loss is connected with the disruption in endocrine or digestive system. Consultation of endocrinologist and gastroenterologist, and the results of the tests assigned by them can be required to determine the diagnosis.