Hair Loss Prevention and Cure
t is taught in school, it is taught on TV, it is taught in books.
You've heard about it so many times that it has probably taken the
level of a cliché. But it's a cliché because it's true, and its
constant repetition is just a proof of its veracity. Were talking
about the following maxim:
An ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure.
On the subject of hair loss prevention, diligence and knowledge on
proper hair care play important roles in avoiding Alopecia. Granted
that not all causes of hair loss are within our control, a good
majority of the leading reasons for such a condition can be evaded
through the correct of the correct regimens in caring for our scalp.
They may be difficult at times. They may demand a lot of things from
us. They may even try our patience. But as the maxim above shows,
hair loss prevention is always better than searching for hair loss
So what are the proper steps for hair loss prevention, you might
ask? Below are the basics which you should strive to practice
- Au naturale is the way to go. Avoid putting too much chemicals on
your hair. There are special occasions that demand special
hairstyling, of course, but try not to employ this everyday. Hair
will grow healthy quite naturally. If you stick with the basics,
you'll have a healthier scalp.
- Speaking of your scalp, make sure that you'll be able to give it a
massage from time to time. The best way to do this is while taking a
shower. While shampooing your hair, make sure that you'll give your
scalp some good kneading and rubbing, to stimulate the follicles and
promote sound hair growth.
- A good hair loss prevention technique is supplementing your diet
with the vitamins and nutrients needed for healthy hair growth.
Vitamin B6, vitamin E, biotin, amino acids and zinc are essential
components for the continual stimulation of the hair follicles.
Being able to acquire a daily recommended dosage of these vitamins
and nutrients will help you correct any hormonal imbalance that
could potentially damage your hair. And since heredity is one of the
leading causes of hair loss, balancing your hormones would also
ensure that your descendants won't have to suffer the curse of
These are easy, easy steps for hair loss prevention, but they would
require some commitment from you. To keep yourself motivated, always
remember the fact that no one is spared from the potential of hair
loss. Doing something about it today will ensure that your hair will
always remain on top, figuratively and literally speaking.
Hair Loss Cure
Hair loss has previously been considered as incurable. Many have
come to accept that baldness is a gift (or curse) of heredity, and a
handing of fate. Once you start losing hair, it would be better to
open yourself to the prospects of baldness.
Recent advancements, however, have provided some verifiable hair
loss cures for the many people who find themselves suffering from
disappearing hair follicles.
The first of these cures to be made available to the market is
Propecia. Propecia is the first pill that was approved by the Food
and Drug Authority (FDA). It is made of Finasteride which converts
testosterone into Dihydrotestosterone, or DHT. DHT is the hormone
responsible for stimulating hair growth. Unfortunately, since
Finasteride works with testosterone, Propecia is only effective for
Minoxidil, which was previously a drug used against hypertension,
has been discovered to contain properties that open up the potassium
channels in the hair follicles, hence stimulating hair growth. It
has since been packaged under the name of Rogaine.
There are more recent discoveries, as well. Tricomin, for example,
is a non-drug alternative that makes use of copper to invigorate the
regeneration of the hair follicles. Dutasteride is a commercially
distributed medication that inhibits the known causes of Alopecia.
However, Dutasteride is also known to be a strong trigger for a
variety of allergies.
Hair loss cures may abound, but not every offering would be best for
us. They are as varied as our preferences and our needs. But there
is a universal cure for Alopecia that would not cost you a single
It's called confidence.
And this confidence should come from an earnest belief that who you
are and what you could be are not determined by your hairstyle. They
will be determined by your heart.