Hair loss or thinning is a serious problem that affects seven of every ten men from the age of 18 and is less frequent in women, and also it hurts the person physically, mentally and socially.
The most important cause of hair loss is genetic factors. Hair loss or thinning is a serious problem that affects seven of every ten men from the age of 18 and is less frequent in women, and also it hurts the person physically, mentally and socially.
Male Pattern Hair Loss (Androgenic Alopecia)
The most common type of hair loss is androgenic hair loss. In the early phases of the hair loss, the hair gets thinner (miniaturisation) and loses its pigment and goes pale and appears weak and nonviable. Male-pattern hair loss, which starts at the age of 18 today, starts with receding of the forehead hairline and shows itself as hair thinning in all men.
Some drugs that are recommended to be used during this period and laser biostimulation can prevent the loss of hair follicles and stimulate the inactive stem cells. When androgenic hair loss comes to a certain level, the only solution is hair transplantation. The hair at the upper part of the nape and between the two ears is not lost as they are insensitive to testosterone destruction products. The hair in these parts is used in hair restoration.
Hair Loss in Women
Hair loss which is also seen in women in an increasing number today is a serious problem that affects social life. Nowadays, one of every 10 women suffers from hair loss. Hair loss is often seen in women as diminution and thinning of the whole hair.
In women, the causes of hair loss are investigated in order to try to eliminate some systemic and hormonal factors. Diagnosing and treating the causes of hair loss in women is not as easy as it is in men.
When we see the main causes of hair loss in men in genetics but; the hair loss observed in women hormonal changes, some diseases such as tyroid problem, anemia, minerals deficiencies especially ıron, stress.