There’s a new hair loss test in town that predicts whether you have a predisposition to androgenetic alopecia. It’s called HairDXTM.
Why is this test important?
This test is important because treatment for hair loss is much more effective when you start it early on. Most treatments won’t work on a totally smooth bald area. Treatments work best when you still have hair follicles in an area even if they aren’t producing hair or if the hair they produce is not very good quality.
A test like HairDXTM enables you to know if you are likely to experience hair loss in the future, and it allows you start treatment early enough to prevent hair loss.
If you are sitting on the fence wondering what kind of hair loss treatment you should try, definitely consider Low-Level Laser Light Therapy.
Benefits of LLLT therapy (with laser caps):
1. There are no side effects.
There are very few treatments at this time for hair loss, treatments that actually work that is. Prescription drugs like Finasteride, often sold under the brand name Propecia, is one drug taken orally that works. However, it does come with some potentially serious side effects and some negatives. First of all, it’s a prescription drug. You can’t buy it over-the-counter. Second, it’s only available to men, legally anyway. But most importantly, some men who take it experience loss of sexual desire and others experience sex
If you have ever wondered whether greying hair and losing hair are related, the short answer is yes, they are. A cancer researcher in Texas has discovered by accident that, in fact, they are closely related, in mice at least.
While studying tumor growth and development, Dr. Lu Le found that a protein called KROX20 not only affects tumor growth but also turns on and off skin cells that form hair shafts. When these skin cells turn into hair shafts, the cells produce another protein called SCF or Stem Cell Factor, which is necessary for hair color.
When scientists deleted the KROX20 protein cells, the mice didn’t have any skin cells turns into hair shafts, and their hair all fell out. When the scientists deleted the SCF protein cells from the skin cells, the mice couldn’t form color in their hair cells, so all their hair turned grey and then white.
So what does it all mean?
This is an interesting discovery. KROX20 and SCF are not the only reasons that hair falls out or turns grey/white, but they are definitely one of the reasons.
Watch as Boston-area hair restoration surgeon, Dr. Robert Leonard explains the importance of starting a hair loss treatment right away.
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Androgenetic Alopecia before is a common form of hair loss that affects both men (male pattern hair loss or MPH) and women (female pattern hair loss or FPH). You inherit a predisposition to it that coupled with some environmental factors causes your hair loss. There is no clear and obvious inheritance pattern like there is with some diseases.
But perhaps you’re wondering what exactly happens to your scalp during this process. What are the changes that are occurring in or near your hair follicles to cause hair thinning and baldness? This article is going to explain it to you.
A Gradual Hair Loss
First, keep in mind that this type of hair loss is very slow and gradual and occurs in a predictable pattern. In men, there is the thinning of the hair especially on the top of the head and on the edges of the hairline around the face