Hair Loss

Hair loss can affect either just your scalp or your entire body, it can be temporary or permanent. Some of the factor of hair loss are medical conditions or a normal part of aging. Anyone can be affected by hair loss at any age, however it’s more common in men.

Excessive hair loss from your scalp is usually known as baldness. Hereditary hair loss with age is the most common cause of baldness. Some people prefer to let their hair loss run its course untreated and unhidden. Others may cover it up with hairstyles, makeup, hats or scarves. And still others choose one of the treatments available to prevent further hair loss or restore growth.

Before pursuing any hair loss treatment or solution, have a consultation with your doctor to know the cause of your hair loss and the treatment options.

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Many factors may contribute to hair loss, including aging. While it’s normal for your hair to grow more slowly with age, there’s also plenty you can do to ensure your hair is as healthy as possible at any age. If you notice an unusually high amount of shedding and thinning hair even though your diet is good and your lifestyle is healthy, it might be time to reach out to a dermatologist or doctor. Here are some causes of hair loss:

  • Medication and supplements
  • stress
  • Hairstyles & treatments
  • Radiation therapy to the head

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Androgenetic Alopecia – this is the commonest cause of hair loss in both men and women. 

Alopecia Areata – This Usually Results In A Patchy Loss Of Hair. The Exact Cause Is Unknown.

Telogen Effluvium – diffuse loss of hair which may occur 2 to 4 months following childbirth or from high fever, acute illness, physical and emotional stress and crash dieting.

Reference: [3] Lee WS, Lee H. J. Ann Dermatol 2012

  • Hair transplants
  • Finasteride
  • Minoxidil
  • Laser treatment
  • Microneedling
  • CG210® Hair and Scalp Essence (for Men and Women)

If you notice you’re losing more hair than you should, consult a doctor or dermatologist to find out the cause of your hair loss. Speak to your doctor and discuss a treatment plan for you.

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Most of men will suffer from androgenetic alopecia. There are numerous reasons why women might experience hair loss. Some of the reasons are menopause, post-partum stress, and more. Look for the signs when you start to notice sudden hair loss or gradual thinning over time.

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Male Common Hair Fall/thinning typically appears first at the hairline or top of the head.

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Female common hair fall/thinning typically starts with scalp hairs becoming progressively less dense. Many women first experience hair thinning and hair loss where they part their hair and on the top-central portion of the head.

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  1. Have healthy well-balanced meals for optimum nutrition. Nutrients like iron, zinc or biotin are essential for healthy hair
  2. Practice good stress management
  3. Maintain good hair and scalp hygiene. Avoid using oily hair products. These help to prevent clogging of scalp which can cause hair loss
  4. Be gentle with your hair. Dab dry your hair instead of rubbing, which can cause damage leading to hair loss. Avoid brushing wet hair. Opt for a wide-tooth comb and avoid tugging when combing
  5. Avoid harsh treatments e.g. hair bleaching
  6. Allow hair to air-dry whenever possible and minimise use of high heat tools e.g. hair dryer, hot curling irons
  7. Avoid tight pulling hairstyles e.g. ponytails
  8. Stop smoking – some studies show an association between smoking and hair loss
  9. Massage your scalp regularly
  10. Use products that may help reduce hair loss/thinning e.g. CG210®