Normally, hair loss is not a pathology, both for men and women. The fact is that every day we lose some of our curls due to the peculiarities of physiology. It often happens that the hair starts to fall out faster. You can cope with this problem, knowing the cause of its occurrence and the main methods of treatment.
Normally, we lose about 100 hairs per day. Understand that something is not so easy with them. It is enough to slightly pull a small strand of hair. If there are more than 5 hairs left in your hand, then you should take a closer look at your health. Remember that before looking for ways to eliminate the fallout, you should establish its cause.
Often the causes of hair loss in men and women are somewhat similar. So, the most frequent option can be considered cases where the problem arises due to genetic predisposition. Also, irreversible aging processes affect hair loss in men and women.
How to stop hair loss in women?
Any doctor selects a treatment for hair loss, depending on its root cause. In women, hormonal problems are one of the most common. Often, hair begins to fall out after giving birth. The problem manifests itself not immediately, but after 3-4 months. Usually, even without treatment, the curls return to normal after a year. Also the condition of the hair is affected by menopause, the use of contraceptives and thyroid disease.
If you assume that the hair loss began for one of these reasons, then you should contact the trichologist and endocrinologist. Proper treatment can be prescribed to you after taking a blood test for hormones. In some cases, when hormone levels change, some of the fair sex begin to use phytoestrogens. They are plants that equalize the hormones. With a strong loss due to hormone jumps, you can drink decoctions of linden and oregano or use flaxseed oil.
It often happens that women have an increased level of male hormones - testosterone. This fact allows us to conclude about the development of male pattern baldness. Hormones affect the growth phase of the bulb. As a result, after the latent period of rest growth does not resume. Often trichologists help to solve this kind of hair loss with the help of modern preparations. Most patients prescribed solutions or foam, having in its composition the substance Minoxidil. It is believed that it is most effective in showing hair loss in women.
These drugs are used daily. Usually they are rubbed into problem areas in the amount of 1 ml 2 times a day. You can see the first results after 3-4 months. Unfortunately, minoxidil is not suitable for people who are prone to allergies, pregnant and lactating women, as well as for hair loss due to medications, poor nutrition and lack of vitamins.
Dr. the factor leading to loss is permanent diets. Malnutrition greatly undermines our health. Therefore, with an insufficient amount of iron and protein hair loss occurs. In this case, the only advice may be to balance the diet. Additionally, you can take a multivitamin.
In order to stop hair loss in women as a result of stress, you should be patient. Usually the body adapts after a while. By the way, hair usually reacts to a stressful situation not immediately, but after 2-4 weeks. Therefore, you should just wait.
If the loss is associated with inappropriate hair care, then the best way out of the situation can be treatment with masks, rinsing with decoction and herbal tinctures. Also for this period, you should abandon the hair dryer and ironing.
And what do men do?
- Hair loss in men, as in women, may be associated with poor heredity, reaction to stress, illness, drugs. Representatives of the stronger sex should also begin to establish the cause of loss. Often, finasteride may help with this problem. The most popular drug with this substance is Propecia. Its action is based on the reduction of dihydrotestosterone, inhibiting hair growth. The first results you can see after 3 months. Best of all, after taking the drug, hair grows in the crown.
- Also, some men use methods of modern cosmetology to stop hair loss. Most often, they resort to transplantation and laser therapy. In the first case, the results are not always good. The effect may disappear over time. The disadvantage of laser therapy can be painful sensations and the fact that it will have to be done for a very long time.
- Dr. an effective method to prevent hair loss, can be considered preventive massage. It can be done using a conventional massage brush. The easiest way is to massage your head in different directions before going to bed.
There are several well-proven ways to affect hair loss in men and women. Consider the most popular ones.
Folk remedies. Whatever the cause of the problem, it is absolutely safe to strengthen the hair follicles, you can use masks from the usual products or decoctions of herbs. Judging by the reviews, the tincture at the burdock root is the most effective. Usually it is done as follows. A few tablespoons pour 250 ml of hot water. The mixture is then brought to a boil and infused for about 30 minutes. The resulting solution should be rinsed after washing.
Also activate the bulb will help mask on the basis of yolk and brandy. Need to take 2 tbsp. l alcohol and pour into the cup. Then add to it the yolk and some honey. If your hair is dry. That can be added any base oil. The mask is applied to the hair for 30 minutes. Then rinse with warm water.
Cosmetics. No matter how skeptical you are about firming shampoos or balms, they should also be tried with hair loss. The greatest attention should be paid to the means in whose composition there is an extract or ginseng root. Also on the strengthening and growth of hair has a positive effect chilli pepper. The most important mistake when choosing a shampoo that stimulates hair growth is trying to find it in the mass-market series. Such tools should be searched in professional lines. Attention should be paid to shampoos, the list of components of which contains proteins, minerals, extracts of herbs, algae, wheat germ, extracts from nettle, sage, and other beneficial substances.
Darsonval - this device acts on the scalp and hair follicles by means of pulsed current. It is fed under high voltage and frequency. As a result, the skin is disinfected and microcirculation improves. Due to this, the bulbs come to life and do not fall out after the latent phase. On average, to obtain a visible result, you need to do from 10 to 20 sessions. Each time the device is used for 8-10 minutes.
In order to stop hair loss, Darsonval is used with a special nozzle comb. The device is led over the scalp along the direction of hair growth. Men, on the contrary, should move against growth. After the procedure it is recommended to make a mask. For example, burdock oil can be rubbed into the scalp. Then they put a hat on the head, wrap it with a towel and walk like this for about 30 minutes. It must be remembered that the procedure of darsonvalization is contraindicated in tumors, excessive growth of hair on the face and body, some diseases.
How to stop hair loss? First, determine the cause of the problem. To do this, you can go to the trichologist and pass blood tests. Competent treatment in this case, the doctor will prescribe. Reinforcing masks, rinsing with a solution based on burdock root, head massage and Darsanvall applications are also quite effective. All this helps to stop and prevent hair loss, both in women and men.