Thinning hair remedies: how to make hair thicker and restore a healthy head of hair
Many people with thinning hair wonder how to make hair thicker. Thinning hair remedies range from actions you can easily take in the comfort of your own home to medical and surgical thinning hair treatment. The best option will typically depend on the cause of the hair loss, so it is important to consult your physician.
Here are some steps to consider for how to make your hair grow thicker. First, determine whether your stress level or dietary habits may be affecting your health. Second, ensure that you are not suffering from any illnesses, such as a thyroid disorder or iron deficiency. Next, you may consider using medical thinning hair remedies such as Rogaine or Finasteride. Finally, if these options prove insufficient and you are still left wondering how to make hair thicker, you may consider laser therapy or hair transplantation surgery.
Are you paying attention to your shampoo? Ingredients in the shampoo and conditioner you use may be hampering your hair growth. Read what Dr. Dorin of the ISHRS says to avoid.
Sometimes you lose your hair or shed hair for no reason or after pregnancy, general shock to your body such as surgery or a bad illness. Dr. Bernard Nusbaum talks about various causes for temporary hair loss and natural recovery.
Dr. Sharon Keene discusses how varing hair styles can be a contributing factor in hair thinning and hair loss.
Popular styles like hair extensions, tight pony tails or braids and dreadlocks all cause tension and trauma to the hair folicle.
Some men with male-pattern hair loss are candidates for a delayed approach to hair transplantation. This may be especially applicable to adolescent and very young adult men who are beginning to lose hair.
Hair loss due to normal anagen-catagen-telogen cycling activity is usually recognized as normal by the individual man or woman; it is the amount of lost hair he or she is accustomed to seeing. Substantially more than 100 hairs lost per day is unusual and may indicate an abnormal shift in cycling activity.
Weathered hair is caused by excessive sunlight, excessive wetting, chemical and physical damage and hair shaft damage. Weathered hair, like weathered skin, detracts from your appearance and makes you look older than your actual age.