HAIR LOSS

Hair is far more complex that it appears on the surface. Every hair is in a different stage of growing, resting and falling out. Just like the skin on your face, we need to keep your scalp clean and hydrated.

Hair Loss prevention starts at the scalp. Book your hair check today!

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Whether it is hair loss, hair thinning or a scalp condition, it all starts with

what is happening inside the body.

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Female Pattern Alopecia & Male Pattern Alopecia

- This hereditary hair loss is called Androgenetic Alopecia & is  the most common type of hairloss.  This is caused by genetics from either side of the family & can be in combination with hormone levels & aging.

-  This is easily detected under the microscope during a hair check service.

Diffused Alopecia / Telogen Effluvium (TE)

- This type of hair loss is a decrease in hair density all over the scalp.  There are several things that can disrupt the hair cycle & can contribute to this type of hair loss. 

-  Finding the trigger is key. They are different for everyone.

-  Pregnancy / Hormone shift     -  Stress

-  Diet Changes                              -  Surgery

-  Medications                                -  Nutrition Deficiencies

-  Chemicals in Hair Product      -  Low Iron & Vitamin D

Alopecia Areata 

- This autoimmune disorder is a sudden hair loss that results in hair loss in patches that can sometimes overlap.  This may be brought on by stress. There are several types & ways to treat AA.

-  Under the microscope this can easily be seen.

Traction Alopecia

- This form of alopecia is caused by constant pulling & tugging due to hair extensions, braids & tight ponytails.  This can be reversible if caught in time

Scarring Alopecia / Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia(FFA)

- This type of alopecia is the permanent destruction of fibrosis of the hair follicle & cannot be reversed.  Testing & treatment by a Doctor is essential.

-  It may be caused by:

-  Infection         - Burns / Chemical burns

-  Trauma           - Underlining diseases

-  You were born with it

Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling)

-  This is an impulse to pull out your own hair.  This can be triggered by depression or stress.  Please find someone to talk to & support.

The TLC Foundation is helpful  BFRB.org