Statistics show that by the age of 35 roughly 66 percent of men will have hair loss. By the age of 55 about 85 percent of men have significant hair loss. If you’re a male there is a very high chance that you could end up losing a lot of your hair.
Stress is a Killer
Stress does a number on your body, your mind, and your personal life. When you’re stressed out, your body releases extra cortisol. Its is known to promote serious diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and impaired immune function.
Chronic levels of high cortisol can lead to adrenal fatigue (AF). It changes a body’s hormone balance. This will expedite hair loss, especially if you’re genetically predisposed to baldness. It can cause you to lose your hair even if you dont have a predisposition. Its important for both your hair and your general health that you try to keep your stress levels as low as possible.
Rogaine, also known as Minoxidil, helps to regenerate small hair follicles and help repair damaged hair follicles. This stimulates the hair regrowth process. There are 1000s of well-documented success stories from Rogaine users.
Propecia is also known as Finasteride. It prevents the conversion of the male hormone testosterone into a form called dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. Propecia has been found to help slow, halt, or even reverse mild to moderate hair loss in men with male pattern baldness. Whats more, a previously conducted five-year study found that 48% percent of men treated with Propecia at a dose of 1 mg per day experienced visible hair re-growth, and 42% experienced no further hair loss. Propecia is a drug that has to be taken long term in order to treat male pattern baldness. If you stop taking it, the hair that has been re-grown or maintained is lost within a year of cessation of the drug. While Propecia works on both the hairline and the crown area of the head, it appears to be most effective on the crown area.
There is a reported downside, however, to the use of Propecia. A study published in the Indian Dermatology Online Journal found that as much as 15.8 percent of men have erectile difficulties on the drug, and a separate study of 11,909 users revealed that 1.4 percent of men who developed ED while taking the pill still had trouble 3 and a half years after stopping the drug.
Mind Your Diet to Prevent Hair Loss
Dr. Whitney Bowe, a board-certified dermatologist, told Maxim: “One of the first ways I can tell how healthy someone is — and if they’re eating nutritiously — is by looking at their hair.”
What you put in your body will reflect in your energy levels, your skins appearance, and your hairs health. If you aren’t sure which foods are the best for you be sure to consult with a professional. Some important ingredients for the health of your hair include mineral-rich foods, zinc-rich foods, foods loaded with antioxidants and iron. Dont skip the greens as well, and you’ll be doing both your body and your hair a favor.
Hair Transplants for Hair Loss
When push comes to shove, many men decide to ditch the over the counter remedies for something a little more permanent; a hair transplant. Hair transplants have come a long way in their recovery time, medical techniques, and produced results. With a good surgeon you can return to work (immediately) and with No-Shave FUE its possible no one may notice you had any work done at all.
The Cost of Hair Transplants
Hair transplants vary in cost per patient and no two patients heads have exactly the same amount of hairs. Because hair transplants are usually charged “per graft” your cost will depend on how many grafts you need to be harvested and planted. The first step is to meet with a highly accredited doctor and undergo a consultation. This will give you a better idea of what your treatment will look like and cost.