Hair Loss Causes and Treatments – Myth & Truth

Hair loss causes for men and women often is debilitating to their confidence. Regardless of age, when someone starts to see their hair is thinning, it brings on the initial reaction of worry, fear and insecurity. Then add information about hair loss and hair loss treatment that are mixed truth and myth, and it can be very confusing and frustrating. Having hair loss is bad enough but receiving misinformation about its causes and treatments just adds to the problem. To clear things, up we have listed down some of the most common misconceptions about hair loss causes and treatments to give you the truth behind them. Hair loss is caused by high testosterone levels The fact is, high levels of testosterone don’t actually cause hair loss. It’s caused by sensitivity to dihydrotestosterone or most often referred to as DHT, a hormone and natural compound of testosterone. Wearing hats causes hair loss As we stated in the last answer, hair loss can happen because of sensitivity to DHT. It doesn’t because of the type of hat you wear or even how often you wear a hat. It is not going to cause you to develop hair loss. The only time a [...]

By | 2018-08-08T13:51:42+00:00 August 8th, 2018|hair loss, hair loss treatment|Comments Off on Hair Loss Causes and Treatments – Myth & Truth

Men & Women’s Hair Loss – Truth or Fiction

When it comes to hair loss there has been a lot of good and bad information over the years. Some of it is the truth, while some may simply be fiction. At Dermatex Hair we have been helping men and women for over 27 years. We want to help you learn the real truth when it comes to hair loss and hair loss solutions that are available today. Hair Coloring Causes Permanent Hair Loss This isn’t true. While some products and hair coloring can be the cause of temporary damage to your hair, it shouldn’t damage the hair follicles to the point that it would cause permanent hair loss. Your Mother’s Side is the Cause of Your Hair Loss This is false. Hair loss isn’t determined by just one gene set. Hair loss can be hereditary and your genes come from both sides of your family. Genetic hair loss is a very common type of hair loss for men and women, and it’s also very treatable. When You Lose Your Hair, You Lose Your Identity This, for many, is true. For men and women that suffer with hair loss, often find that their hair is a big part of them. [...]

By | 2018-06-29T14:42:13+00:00 May 25th, 2018|hair loss|Comments Off on Men & Women’s Hair Loss – Truth or Fiction

Are Men or Women Prone to Hair Loss Causes?

The average amount of hair each of us have on our heads is 100,000 hairs. We lose approximately 100 strands of hair every day. The hair loss we have is replaced with new hair growth with the same density. As we age our hair follicles change too. The hair follicles become smaller and the hair they produce become more thin and smaller. This leads the to what is known as patterned hair loss in many of us. Both genders are affected by this and while the pattern of hair loss may differ for men and women, baldness is very common in men, and is usually genetic. The hair loss generally follows a pattern of recession at the temples and baldness on top of the head. Hair loss for women happens with a different pattern. It involves more of a thinning of hair throughout the entire scalp area. True baldness only occurs in about 5% of women. While becoming bald may be more of a male thing, it does happen to women as well, and the hair loss pattern also differs between the genders. What causes hair loss? In some cases there are times when an individual may suffer hair loss [...]

By | 2018-06-29T14:46:39+00:00 May 14th, 2018|female hair loss, hair loss, men's hair loss|Comments Off on Are Men or Women Prone to Hair Loss Causes?

Busy Life for Women May Cause Hair Loss

Nowadays women not only work, but many of them work more than 40 hours per week and still take care of their families and the home. This can add a tremendous amount of stress to their lives. We know that stress can have a negative affect on our bodies, which can do things like raise our blood pressure and cause fatigue – prolonged stress can also lead to serious heart conditions. There is one other thing that stress can do that most women don’t want to talk about which is women hair loss. When women have hair loss, it most often develops because of genetic issues. This is actually good news for women, especially when stress is the root of the hair loss problem. If immediate treatment can be is sought out, it can increase the chance that the hair loss can be reversed and the hair loss that you have had can grow back. If you believe your hair loss is the result of stress, there is hope for you to regain a full head of hair. The best way to start is to be selfish once in a while. Make time for you to do things you enjoy. [...]

By | 2018-06-29T14:49:35+00:00 April 17th, 2018|female hair loss, hair loss|Comments Off on Busy Life for Women May Cause Hair Loss

Emotional Hair Loss Stages

When a person goes through a major loss, grief is a perfectly normal process that accompanies the hair loss. The whole grief process is complex. The grieving process is psychological, emotional, and physical and has an impact on individuals, friends and family. We have listed below the more common phases that people move through as they grieve.  Denial: "I'm fine. This can't be happening, not to me." One of the first stages is denial. It is an initial temporary defense we go through. When you first notice your hair is beginning to thin or that you notice hair loss, you may not what to believe it is happening. You may even convince others that you aren’t losing your hair. Anger: "Why me? It's not fair!"; "How can this happen to me?"; "Who is to blame?" Anger often follows denial for many. Once you acknowledge that your hair is thinning, some individuals become angry. It happens because individuals feel it isn’t fair that this is happening to them and it isn’t happening to others. Bargaining: "I'll do anything."; "I would give my life savings if only..." In this stage, a person goes into almost a negotiation stage. The negotiation is actually [...]

By | 2019-02-18T12:36:23+00:00 January 30th, 2018|hair loss|Comments Off on Emotional Hair Loss Stages