Finding the best hair loss treatment can be frustrating. It can be hard to choose between so many. Also, do these hair loss treatments work? What´s the best result that can be expected.
If there was a holy grail of hair loss treatment it would make millions of men and women very happy overnight. With an industry worth an estimated $1.5billion worldwide there is much scope for hair loss treatments. But don´t waste time or money. If you want to treat hair loss you can use the approved treatments.
Male pattern hair loss affects the majority of men over their lifetime. Also, increasingly more women now suffer from hair loss. Although there is no cure for hair loss. Treatment can be a big help. The earlier treated the best chance of maintaining and even improving on the hair you have.
Here is the list of FDA approved hair loss treatments:
Minoxidil is a topical treatment applied to the scalp usually as a lotion or foam. It was originally tested to treat blood pressure, but some people noticed additional hair growth as a side effect while using it.
Finasteride is an oral treatment available only on prescription. it prevents dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a male hormone that plays a role in shrinking the scalp hair follicles. In rare cases, finasteride can cause sexual dysfunction. This may include reduced libido, difficulty achieving an erection, and ejaculation disorders.
Always consult a medical professional before taking any treatment to ensure you are aware of all the positive and negatives impacts they can have.
The hair transplant is a safe, minor surgical procedure under local anaesthetic and sedative usually taking one day to perform.
It should be understood that not all hair transplant procedures are the same, and care should be taken to ensure you understand the consequences of being on the wrong side of a poorly performed hair transplant, not only the growth or the look but also the damage caused to your remaining hair and skin. A hair transplant, when performed to a high quality, is a technically skilled surgical procedure that requires medical and artistic skills learned over years to ensure the required care and attention is given to achieving the best result.