Understanding Male Pattern
Baldness and Men's Hair Loss
Men's hair loss and going bald is a fact of
life for millions of men. Significant male pattern baldness affects the
lives of well over one-half of adult men worldwide.
There are many possible causes of male
pattern hair loss, however the man who experiences hair loss usually
finds that it is part of his individual genetic makeup.
The life cycle of normal human hair is
approximately five years. With male pattern baldness these hairs are not
always replaced by new hair and gradually bald spots or areas begin to
appear. Age is not necessarily an indicator or factor in predicting
when male pattern baldness will occur.
Genetic male pattern baldness hair loss is
characterized by hair receding from the sides of the forehead, hence the
term "receding hairline." The typical progression of normal male
pattern baldness is shown in the illustration at right.
ANDROGENETIC ALOPECIA is the most
common cause of hair loss and balding in men. It represents almost 95%
of all male hair loss.
Other types of
male hair loss include:
areata: Generally thought to be an autoimmune disorder. Causes
"patchy" hair loss, often in small circular areas in different areas
of the scalp.
Alopecia totalis: Total hair loss of
the scalp, (an advanced form of alopecia areata).
Alopecia universalis: Hair loss of the
entire body, (also an advanced form of alopecia areata).
Telogen effluvium: A sudden, diffuse
hair loss caused by an interruption in the normal hair growth cycle
as a result of trauma, such as chemotherapy, major surgery, severe
stress, or severe chronic illness.
Trichotillomania is a compulsive
disorder causing hair loss from the continual compulsive pulling of
Men's pattern hair loss is a common
condition, occurring in approximately one-third of all men worldwide.
Male hair loss and male pattern baldness,
as well as other types of temporary and permanent hair loss in men can
be corrected with appropriate male hair loss restoration or replacement
Preventing hair loss can be achieved with
several different remedies ranging from non-surgical hair replacement,
laser hair therapy, certain topical hair loss products such as DHT
Sensor, or hair transplants.
Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Options
There are a wide variety of hair loss
treatment options for men suffering from the devastating effects of hair
loss, thinning hair and baldness.
Hair Replacement: Modern state-of-the-art men's hair replacement
systems and additions have the ability to simulate a true natural
appearance while offering the client a significant increase in
overall hair density. Sensigraft, Transitions revolutionary
breakthrough non-surgical hair replacement technology, is an
entirely new innovation in hair restoration brought to you by
Transitions research teams – it is to hair restoration what the
contact lens was for eyeglasses. Resulting from over two decades of
research and development it successfully bridges the gap between
surgical transplants and conventional procedures.
Laser Hair Therapy. The FDA
(Food and Drug Administration in the USA) has recently approved
certain hair lasers as a proven agent of promoting hair growth in
males suffering male pattern baldness. At Transitions we utilize the
latest, state of the art hair lasers to generate the best results
for you. We also incorporate other apparatus and procedures to
create the healthiest environment for hair growth.
Rogaine (topical minoxidil). Rogaine is the only FDA approved
medication currently available for female hair loss.
Hair Transplantation: Hair
transplant surgery has gained popularity recently due to the advent
of micro-grafting that helps to create a natural hairline. Hair
transplant surgery is recommended for patients with moderate hair
loss. Modern surgical techniques have made hair transplantation a
viable treatment option providing patients are well qualified
candidates and have realistic expectations.
a Free Consultation
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with a trained HCI professional at one of our
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Altamonte Springs, Florida.
There is no charge or obligation! Your hair
restoration consultant will provide information regarding causes of
baldness and options tailored to your specific situation and lifestyle.
Why not take the first step to a new you
today? All consultations are held in a relaxing and private
environment, with highly trained and experienced hair loss experts.
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the solutions available to you, please call us at (407)
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