Hair loss can affect anyone from their late teens onwards, yet, despite its universality, it can be incredibly isolating. Long-held notions of masculinity and femininity partly explain the crisis in self-belief that stems from hair loss. There are proven ways to repair hair loss, however.
Hibiscus is thought to help stimulate hair follicles, increase follicle size, and increase hair growth.
There are other things you can try if your hair loss is causing you distress but most treatments aren’t available on the NHS, so you’ll have to pay for them.
If you are looking for more established treatments, minoxidil and finasteride are commonly used to treat male pattern baldness.
Male pattern baldness is a permanent type of hair loss that usually runs in the family.
Real-hair wigs, on the other hand, last longer than synthetic wigs and look more natural but are far more expensive and harder to maintain.
While you weigh up your options, you may benefit from joining a support group, or speaking to other people in the same situation on online forums.
Try these online support groups:
- Alopecia UK
- Alopecia Awareness.
Published at Fri, 11 Dec 2020 19:55:00 +0000