It’s normal to shed hair every day. But does this normal shedding lead to male-pattern or female-pattern hair loss? Dr Gunasekar Vuppalapati, explains what is normal daily hair shedding and when it becomes a problem. He also explains the science behind why we regularly lose our hair and why we should worry less.
“One common, normal event that really draws people’s attention to it and causes worry with all of you who have thinning hair is the fact we shed hair everyday; we’re supposed to shed hair. How many hairs, you might ask? Well, reading a textbook says 100 hairs a day, but depending who you read anywhere from 50 to even more than a hundred. But using the number of 100 hairs a day, whether you brush your hair, or look in the drain in the shower, or look at the shoulders of your clothing during the day, you’re going to gradually lose hair.
Almost every day a large number of news sources make headlines we’ve seen it all; columns and advertisements with bolded “Before” and “After” banners use every hook of theirs to make us believe on a hair regrowth miracle. Nevertheless, a foolproof cure rarely becomes available at the doctor’s office.
Pharmaceutical companies witnessing the great demand for the hair regrowth, desperately try to come up with hair solutions. By one or the other reason, these end up being sophisticated and costly. Most of us are convinced that these superficial and only within reach of movie stars and rich business men- overpriced and limited to some popular Medical Centers.
So to somehow help you decide which Method is best for you, here are the Top Hair Loss Treatment Methods : 1.STRIP TECHNIQUE It is a standard and most widely used technique of hair transplant allows the team to perform even a mega hair transplant of upto 4000 grafts in a sitting. This involves taking a strip of hair bearing scalp skin from the back of the head from which hair follicles are extracted and transplanted to the bald areas. The resulting skin defect on the head is closed by suturing hence it leaves a scar which is the only disadvantage of this technique.
2. FOLLICULAR UNIT’S EXTRACTION TECHNIQUE It is most modern, advanced and sought after technique mastered by a very few to yield a natural outcome with absolutely no visible scar even on the shaven head. This technique allows transplanting hair follicles not only from scalp to scalp but also from beard and/or body in selected cases. Moreover this FUET technique allows any number of sittings with no additional scarring nor any concern with reduction in the donor area. This FUET is also called as Direct Hair transplant or implants by others in the field.This is a less invasion technique use to harvest the hair follicles of affected people and later transplant the same on them to witness effective improvement in baldness.
3. STEM CELL THERAPY In instituting stem cell therapy in the treatment of Hair Loss, a scalable amount of epithelial stem cells of the hair follicles are invested in a laboratory set up to generate epithelial components of follicles. These could later be injected into the humans to witness improvement in Baldness.
4. HAIR CLONING This is a promising technique that is still under research against Hair Loss. Scientists have discovered that Hair Follicles remain dormant in the bald scalp from which new follicles could be stimulated to grow. This is also known as Hair Multiplication Technique.
5. HAIR REGENERATION This is a hair restoration method that could generate new Human Hair when hair is redistributed from one part of the scalp to another. This is ideal method to treat baldness in those with insufficient donor hair.
Thus there is a number of promising treatment Hair Loss Cure , though some of them are still in the experimental stage, they would prove to be of best benefit in creating complete baldness cure.