Androgenic Alopecia is a common kind of hair loss which is usually present in both men and women. This genetic condition is also referred to as male-pattern baldness when it occurs in males, which eventually leads to partial or total baldness. It is usually different in females since the hair becomes thinner all over the head, with an extensive loss around the crown, but the hairline does not recede. Millions of men and women are affected by androgenic alopecia, with over 50% of males having this condition after the age of 50 and most women having it right after menopause.
Androgenic alopecia can be traced to a person’s genetic makeup. It involves several different genes, particularly a genetically-determined shortening of anagen. This simply means that it takes longer for hair to grow back versus the normal hair growth cycle. Another gene called androgen receptor (AR) is said to be responsible for this condition. Studies reveal that variations in the AR inhibit hair growth in men and women.
Medical conditions and medications
There are certain medical conditions that researchers have determined to cause medical alopecia such as coronary heart disease, polycystic ovary syndrome in women, and prostate cancer in men. Another medical condition that may cause this is an endocrine condition that results in an overproduction of androgen.
Physical or emotional stress
Many studies indicate that significant stress stemming from physical or emotional causes may result in hair loss. Emotional stress, in particular, has been shown to accelerate baldness in both men and women.
Not only can scalp massages relieve people of stress, they also improve hair thickness. This therapy requires commitment as hair re-growth is expected by eight months or more.
Scalp microneedling has gained popularity for the treatment of androgenic alopecia. It involves the use of fine needles that are attached to a roller, creating tiny punctures in the skin. This results in the release of hair growth factors and stimulating stem cells, leading to hair growth.
This method involves microinjections of medications or vitamins into the mesoderm, which is the middle layer of the skin. For androgenic alopecia, a study has been conducted involving using a blend of minoxidil, biotin, finasteride, and D-panthenol and injecting this blend on a male patient’s scalp with promising results.
Another option to re-grow hair and regain lost confidence is through laser treatment. This treatment has a lot of benefits, mainly stimulating the hair follicles, improving the blood supply to the scalp, and increasing hair elasticity.
Healthy hair begins with a healthy scalp. With scalp detoxification, the deep cleansing of both the hair and the scalp results in revitalized hair follicles, which boosts hair growth. This procedure removes impurities and gets rid of the dirt that’s clogging the pores and hair follicles.
This is a commonly-used treatment where a surgeon takes healthy hair follicles from areas of the scalp and transplants them into other areas. Each graft is transplanted in a slit on the scalp where there is missing hair. This technique is called follicular unit transplantation.
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