Understanding Men’s Hair Loss & the Solutions Available

2022-07-18T09:39:13-07:00

Do you feel you are losing more hair than normal? For some men, this is the question that they ask themselves when they near their 30s. Male pattern baldness is something men would rather not have, but the sad fact is that about half of all men begin to lose their hair to some degree by the time they are 30. What You Need to Know About Hair Loss Before you begin to obsess over hair loss, you should note that daily hair loss is normal. We all lose between 100 to 125 hairs every day. Your hair undergoes three stages in its life cycle. There is the anagen phase, catagen phase, and the telogen phase. When a person is experiencing more than 10 percent of their hair in the telogen phase, also called telogen effluvium, this is a temporary condition. This condition can be brought on by stress, sickness, and other factors like poor nutrition, hygiene, and hair coloring, or daily styling. So if you see a clump of hair in the sink or shower drain you shouldn’t worry that you may have male pattern baldness. How Much Is Too Much? You may be wondering how you can tell [...]

Understanding Men’s Hair Loss & the Solutions Available2022-07-18T09:39:13-07:00

Which Hair Care Products are Best for Thinning Hair?

2021-06-21T11:15:56-07:00

Which Hair Care Products Are Best I’m sure you can picture it: standing in the hair care aisle surrounded by hundreds of bottles, not sure where to start. Most of us are in a rush and don’t have time to fully understand the nuances between shampoo one and shampoo two. The first one guarantees “extra volume and wave” and the second promises “long lasting shine”. The first is $3.50 and the second is $34.95. You may find yourself asking, how do I choose which one is right for me? Finally, frustration and confusion kick in and you grab the bottle with the brightest graphics or the catchiest phrase. Take a couple of minutes to learn what you should be looking for when you invest in the products that help keep your hair clean and moisturized. Choosing a shampoo. The first trick to choosing the right shampoo is to determine your scalp type. If you have dry scalp, you'll want to choose a shampoo specifically for dry scalp. According to Dr. Leong, shampoos made for dry scalp contain more fatty acids, which help the hair to retain moisture. You may also consider choosing a shampoo that has a low pH level, [...]

Which Hair Care Products are Best for Thinning Hair?2021-06-21T11:15:56-07:00

Hair Restoration for Traction Alopecia

2019-09-20T16:14:04-07:00

Alopecia is often described as a naturally occurring phenomenon based on biological or genetic factors. Unlike other forms of alopecia (such as Alopecia Areata), Traction Alopecia, however, is a form of balding that occurs as a result of hair maintenance and styling. There is good news and bad news concerning traction alopecia. The good news is that it is a preventable and treatable condition. Modifying the ways in which you style your hair or your child’s is one of several solutions to the problem. The bad news about traction alopecia, though, is that hair loss and balding may have already occurred. In that case, some preventative steps are in order to ensure that no more damage is done. Who Has Traction Alopecia? Anyone can develop traction alopecia. The condition is caused by tightly pulling hair into a ponytail or braids on a consistent basis. Brushing your hair while it is wet and unconditioned can damage your hair, causing traction alopecia. Pulling the hair damages the hair follicle. The hair will re-grow. However, if you continue to damage the follicle over long periods of time, the hair may not re-grow. A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, [...]

Hair Restoration for Traction Alopecia2019-09-20T16:14:04-07:00

Scalp Related Hair Loss for Men & Women

2019-10-09T06:51:27-07:00

Losing your hair is never something that you expect, regardless of the reason. We all know that the chance of us having our hair thin increases as we age, and if you undergo treatments like chemotherapy, that too causes your hair to fall out. If you lose your hair because of a skin condition, what do you do? Skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis can affect the scalp, and when this happens, it can affect the growth of hair. You don’t hear much talk about how to cope with scalp-related hair issues. For those inflicted with this condition, it is a real problem: one that can be painful and often is so stigmatized that those with it cover up their problem areas out of embarrassment. Hair Loss and Self-Esteem If you are one of the many individuals that live with a skin condition, one of the first steps you should take in dealing with the condition is realizing that you are not alone. Others have your same condition and can understand how you feel. Many people that suffer some sort of hair loss deal with how it affects their self-image. Add to that a skin condition as being the cause [...]

Scalp Related Hair Loss for Men & Women2019-10-09T06:51:27-07:00

Hair Loss Causes and Treatments – Myth & Truth

2019-07-24T15:22:14-07:00

Hair loss causes for men and women often is debilitating to their confidence. Regardless of age, when someone starts to see their hair is thinning, it brings on the initial reaction of worry, fear and insecurity. Then add information about hair loss and hair loss treatment that are mixed truth and myth, and it can be very confusing and frustrating. Having hair loss is bad enough but receiving misinformation about its causes and treatments just adds to the problem. To clear things, up we have listed down some of the most common misconceptions about hair loss causes and treatments to give you the truth behind them. Hair loss is caused by high testosterone levels The fact is, high levels of testosterone don’t actually cause hair loss. It’s caused by sensitivity to dihydrotestosterone or most often referred to as DHT, a hormone and natural compound of testosterone. Wearing hats causes hair loss As we stated in the last answer, hair loss can happen because of sensitivity to DHT. It doesn’t because of the type of hat you wear or even how often you wear a hat. It is not going to cause you to develop hair loss. The only time a [...]

Hair Loss Causes and Treatments – Myth & Truth2019-07-24T15:22:14-07:00

Amazing Home Remedies for Dry Hair

2018-06-29T14:39:32-07:00

The Simple Solution for Starters: Adding more moisture into your home can really help a lot. Think about adding a humidifier in your room. For many with dry hair, it is simply a lack of moisture in the environment that dries out their hair. Adding more moisture into the air from a humidifier or vaporizer, even if it is only at night while you sleep, can make a big difference. A Butter Massage: If you’re looking to restore your hair to have a bright, glossy look, massage some butter into your dry hair. While at first thought this might sound odd, it is a solution that does work well. Just massage butter into your hair making sure to really work it in all the way down to the roots. Then put on a shower cap and let the butter rest on your hair for 30 minutes. Then you can shampoo your hair and all the butter will rinse out leaving behind healthy, shiny hair. Using Olive Oil: If using butter on your hair isn’t your thing, perhaps you can choose an alternative by using olive oil. Heat up some olive oil. Don’t let it get to a boiling point as [...]

Amazing Home Remedies for Dry Hair2018-06-29T14:39:32-07:00

Salt Water Surprisingly Therapeutic Hair Benefits

2018-06-29T14:28:13-07:00

Swimming If you have been avoiding going swimming in the ocean because of fear that the salt water will cause damage to your hair, you need to read on. Summer time get everyone looking to keep cool and that means hitting the beach for many. Chlorine that is used in pools is proven to try out and rob your hair of nutrients, but saltwater actually helps your scalp and hair. The Benefits of Salt Water If you go from cold, dry area to the topical beaches you will notice quickly that the salt water does amazing thing to your scalp and hair. This happens because salt water has many therapeutic, and highly concentration of minerals and vitamins. When these vitamins and minerals are absorbed into your skin and scalp the antibiotic effect which can lesson many ailments such as acne and psoriasis all while promoting better circulation and encouraging a healthy scalp and hair growth. Using Sea Water to Keep Your Hair Healthy If you have access to the ocean year round then taking advantage of the benefits that salt water can give your hair. Each time you go swimming you expose your hair and body to the healthy minerals [...]

Salt Water Surprisingly Therapeutic Hair Benefits2018-06-29T14:28:13-07:00

Laser Hair Loss Treatment for Alopecia | Orange County, San Diego CA

2017-10-31T14:53:56-07:00

Laser hair loss treatment for alopecia, specifically Androgenic Alopecia (genetically related hair loss and thinning hair) can be particularly effective. You may have heard the medical term for hair loss and baldness: "Alopecia." Alopecia can happen naturally has a part of the aging for men and women. It can also happen as a result of a medical treatments like chemotherapy which are used to treat cancer. Some other causes of hair loss may include fungal infections of the scalp, or trichotillomania, a compulsive disorder which causes individuals to pull out their own hair. These are less common that alopecia that occurs as we age. Stopping hair loss or regrowing the hair that has been lost through alopecia has become an industry in and of itself. Those who have tried topical treatments and have not successfully regrown hair, or who wish to avoid the pain associated with hair transplants and painful injections, low-level laser hair therapy can be an alternative treatment worth trying. What is Alopecia? Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition that for many begins in during childhood and produces small quarter-sized patches of hair loss. The condition occurs when white blood cells attack the hair follicles. This condition can [...]

Laser Hair Loss Treatment for Alopecia | Orange County, San Diego CA2017-10-31T14:53:56-07:00