Understanding how to treat or prevent hair loss is best approached by knowing some of the root causes of hair loss conditions. Hair loss can have a serious impact on your psychological wellbeing, beginning with your self-confidence. Taking the appropriate steps to treating and preventing hair loss can require some dedication and adjustments ranging from changing daily dietary habits, increasing exercise and being careful with the hair products that one uses. Most hair loss conditions are naturally caused by genetic makeup, which starts at any time after the mid teen years. Hair loss in women often comes as a result of hormonal imbalances, product use, and the manner in which they style their hair. Constant heating and relentless strain on the hair can speed up the hair loss process.

Permanent hair loss is caused by the destruction of hair follicles Telogen effluvium, while temporary hair loss can be as a result of damages done to the follicles Anagen effluvium. Overuse and improper mixing of chemicals and hair products are generally what cause the transition of temporary hair damage to permanent hair damage. Other causes include illness, rapid weight change, anemia and surgery.

Treatment for hair loss varies and can be quite expensive. With the current advancement in technology, laser treatment, which involves targeted bio-stimulation to the hair follicles is one of many options for hair therapy. This technology does come at a pretty hefty price and it may not be for everyone. Although laser treatments are expensive, the good news is that they are not the only way to remedy hair loss issues. You can use various hair loss products to circumvent the process, but remember to do your due diligence on the product and choose carefully. There are many products out on the market that are a complete hoax or that can irritate the scalp causing additional harm instead of help. If you are ever in doubt, be sure to consult your local physician about the particular product or avenue of hair loss prevention that you want to explore.

More importantly than getting the physical resolute, particularly if one is not in a financial condition to undergo laser therapy, is the necessity to be at peace psychologically. There are many support groups for both males and females which are currently suffering from a hair loss condition. Group therapy is becoming much more accessible through the use of social media. Now, individuals are contacting each other via Skype, banding together to form online group sessions from the privacy of their own home. Having the ability to interact and discuss a common reality with persons who have similar problems can reduce stress which ultimately impacts the hair loss process.

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