Hair Loss Treatments For You
The simplest solutions to your problem are toupees or transplants. However, a number of other possibilities do exist. When investigating, remember that the cost and simplicity vary widely. Additionally, some of them can be done in privacy at home, while others require a visit to the office.
Steamer treatments are said to work on the same principles as saunas do, opening the pores and allowing the discharge of waste. It can be done in a person's bathroom with hot towels on a scalp with the product available to assist them with this or in a real sauna where the effects could be felt on the entire body.
High frequency alternative treatment uses a high frequency current to massage and stimulate the surface cells of the scalp. Reportedly, it can provide a number of benefits, such as improved local blood circulation throughout the scalp, increased local glandular activity, improved cellular nutrition, and even some soothing effects upon the nervous system.
Laser treatments have only recently become available. When used in this technique, a low voltage ray pulses across the scalp, stimulating hair follicles and causing the growth of new hair. A series of thirty appointments for such care can have a price which runs up to thousands of dollars.
For proper absorption of the medication, the scalp should be rubbed gently. This will help to "open" the pores in your scalp. Some believe, another benefit is that this will increase the blood supply along the surface of your scalp; which helps to form embryonic hair; developed when the capillary system transports the medication.
Most clinics actually have their own line of tonics, shampoos, and conditioners for hair. Many of the top clinics sell a several month course of tonic, shampoo, and scalp cleanser. These are far from cheap, and the complaint is generally raised that they are not worth the value that the consumer gets from them. The best way to go about deciding to use one of these products to treat your hair loss is to get a list of the three main ingredients in each one, then take that list to your doctor and get their expert opinion on whether or not those ingredients have been shown to make a difference for those suffering hair loss. You should also ask for a free sample of the product, if they are unwilling to provide a free sample, then it is likely that the clinic doesn't have much belief in their own product, and this goes a long way in telling you whether it is worth the cost.
Published January 11th, 2008