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Male Hair Loss

Female Hair Loss: hair loss in women, causes and treatment. Now a days, hair loss and thinning in women is common. Some time due to genetics or certain medical reasons like thyroid etc. Hair loss in women is observed. The question of what can cause hair loss in women attributes to many factors ranging from simple nutritional deficiencies, hormonal changes or stress….
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What are the reasons for hair fall in male

Hello Sir,

Thank you for your question. As you have mentioned, you have hair loss problem since 3 to 4 years. It is good that you are aware of your problem & consulted few doctors, but unfortunately, you have not got proper solution for your problem. Will be very happy to guide you on this. Hair loss may occur because of various causes. No, any single factor is responsible for hair loss.

Hair loss may be Hereditary means if anybody in your family is having baldness you are more prone to become bald. Hair loss may be genetic, Stress-induced, due to nutritional deficiencies, Hormonal, due to various skin diseases, medicine induced, etc. Not every hair loss will give baldness. Baldness happens when the hair follicle becomes completely dead. This happens mainly in male & female pattern hair loss, which is also called as androgenetic alopecia, means baldness due to Hereditary & genetic causes. This type of baldness happens due to an action of DHT [Dihydrotestesteron on healthy hair follicle].


What are the causes of hair loss in men


 

In Male pattern hair loss, Testosterone gets converted into dihydrotestosterone under the action of enzyme 5 Alpha-reductase. Hair follicles which are susceptible to the action of DHT, these follicles get shortened & gradually becomes thin & falls out completely from the follicle. This follicle gradually becomes dead & loses its capacity to grow hair. When this happens patient notices, receding of the frontal hairline, temporal recession, mid-scalp thining, crown thinning, this we term as Male pattern Hair loss. 60 % of a patient having hair loss is of Pattern baldness. Minoxidil & finasteride are the mainstays of treatment in treating pattern baldness.

But other  40 % of patient who suffers from hair loss, having a nutritional deficiency of various vitamins, stress-induced, medicinal, Telogen effluvium, or dues to other skin diseases etc. These causes can be controlled with vitamin therapy, lifestyle management & treating the underlying cause.

So, in order to get proper solution for your problem, you have to first understand your Hair loss causes. We request you to consult a board-certified dermatologist, who will do your trichoscopic examination, blood investigations, Hair pulls test to understand & diagnose a cause of your hair loss. Depending upon the causes, he can guide you best treatment to control your hair loss problem.


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Male Hair Loss

There are many reasons for hair loss in male ranging from genetics or family history of hair loss, daily or work life stress etc. Hair loss may be genetic or non-genetic. The following section briefs you about few top causes of hair loss and treatment for it.

The most important type of hair loss in males is male pattern baldness or Androgenetic Alopecia. Almost 70% to 80 % of males suffer from male pattern baldness. The main causes of hair loss in men are usually changing in eating habits or crash dieting, change in environment or stress induced due to work or personal reasons. HairMD- hair loss clinic in Pune, provides our patients with proven hair loss treatment which are based on 28+ years of successful clinical experience Dr Dhananjay Chavan, MBBS, DDV & proven medical research. The mainstay of treatment for male pattern hair loss is finasteride and minoxidil. Finasteride blocks the hormones i.e. 5 alpha reductase in the body which are responsible for hair loss. Minoxidil increases blood flow to the scalp and promotes hair growth in bald patches or spots. Apart from finasteride and minoxidil various procedures like platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP), mesotherapy, micro-needling (derma roller), low-level laser light therapy (LLLT) are some of the ways to treat hair loss.

In PRP for hair loss, concentrated growth factors are extracted from the blood of the patient and then transferred back to the scalp of the patient. In micro-needling (derma roller for hair loss treatment) thousands of micro punctures are created in patient’s scalp with the help of derma roller. These micro punctures result in the release of intrinsic growth factors at that site stimulate hair growth.

In low-level laser light therapy (LLLT), light from a cold laser (red laser waves) is delivered to the hair, this laser light stimulates the hair follicles for faster growth. This treatment is US FDA approved for hair loss problem. In mesotherapy growth peptides, plane stem cell extract and various other growth factors are delivered locally to our hair. All these treatment procedures along with medicine are responsible for the great results. We are able to give to our patients suffering from hair loss.

You can see our hair loss treatment results here or on www.clearskin.in. Don’t worry, if you are experiencing sudden hair loss or severe long-term hair loss, take hair loss consultation with our dermatologist or hair loss doctors. Also, please visit our page for more hair loss treatment result.