Do you feel like your hair is getting thinner? Does it seem like there are more hairs getting caught in the shower drain or tangled in your brush or comb? Many of us may feel our hair is thinning, but because hair loss is such a personal issue, we tend to avoid the condition. The truth is, if you think your hair is thinning, it is.
Millions of Americans are dealing with hair loss every day, so you’re not alone. As we age, our hair growth rate decelerates. There are also genetic factors that cause male or female pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia. Without intervention, your hair loss will worsen over time.
If you notice any of the signs below, it’s time to act now. The sooner you act, the more solution options you’ll have.
Miniaturization describes the progression of thinning hair. During miniaturization, hair follicles that once were producing healthy hairs start generating thinner hairs with fragile shafts. The less-dense hairs can lead to the appearance of thinning hair. Those with hair miniaturization will experience a disruption in the hair growth cycle. This can lead to the shortening of hair strands and the constricting of follicles, which ultimately leads to hair thinning and loss.
Minoxidil and finasteride are approved by the FDA to combat hair miniaturization. Minoxidil stimulates hair growth by increasing blood flow to miniaturized follicles. Finasteride is an oral prescription treatment that reduces the active levels of DHT in your body to help prevent the shrinking of hair follicles.
Hair loss treatments may be effective. However, in some cases, only surgical hair restoration can restore healthy follicles. Hairs are taken from areas on the back and sides of the head that are not sensitive to DHT. These hairs are then transplanted into the balding areas.
What should you do if you’re noticing one or more early signs of hair loss? Talk to your doctor to make sure there isn’t an underlying condition causing your thinning. Then, schedule a free, no-obligation, 10-point hair health checkup with a Trichoview® hair and scalp analysis at HairClub. The Trichoscope magnifies the hair and scalp so a hair health expert can see hair shaft thickness and density at the follicular level. We’ll recommend a time-tested, proven solution to get back the hair you love, quickly.
At your appointment, you’ll receive:
Since 1976, HairClub has helped more than 600,000 clients love their hair and live their lives. Schedule your consultation today and discover for yourself how a full head of hair can help you live life to the fullest!
The information presented herein is general in nature and for informational purposes only. The exact cause of hair loss can only be determined by a medical professional.
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