BALD FACTS ABOUT TRYING CONDITION
By DR. ROCK POSITANO
The possibility of hair loss
is something most women
don't want to consider.
January 15, 2008 -- IT'S not just a
problem for men. More than ever, women are
losing hair - and seeking treatment for it.
I know, I know. The mere possibility of
hair loss is something most women don't even
want to con sider. But the more informed you
are, the more you'll be able to deal with it
if it happens to you.
So what causes this type of hair loss?
Alopecia areata is a condition estimated
to afflict about 1 in every 1,000 people;
it's a hair disorder that affects both
children and adults. Studies indicate that
men and women are equally affected. The
usual adult age of onset is between ages 20
and 50, but really, it can occur at any age.
There's an undeniable social stigma that
comes with baldness, especially for women.
The American Academy of Dermatology reports
that sufferers have allegedly lost their
jobs because of hair loss, while others have
been accused of being members of extremist
cults. And in some cases, children have even
been moved from mainstream classes to
special-education classes because of their
Alopecia areata is characterized by the
sudden appearance of round patches of hair
loss. Two other stages follow, as the
patches become larger, and eventually there
is a growth of replacement hair in the
original bald spot. This three-stage process
takes place over months, sometimes extending
up until a year, and rarely does it exceed
more than two years.
The exact cause of alopecia is autoimmune
secondary to a infection,
but it's not contagious, nor is it caused by
the foods people consume.
Research suggests there stress may be
contributing factors, such as a change in
the immunologic system.
The condition often occurs alongside
other medical problems like eczema, asthma
and allergic rhinitis. Usually may happen
while travelling or during pregnancy.
Alopecia isn't difficult to diagnose when
the disease presents in the classic form,
but often other diseases may mimic the
condition. Generally, an examination of the
scalp and hair is all that's needed to make
Treatment for this condition depends on
the extent of hair loss and the patient's
age. Topical medications applied to the
scalp are very effective, and in more
difficult cases, cortisone injections are
used to stimulate hair regrowth..
The prognosis is generally very good,
provided that the patient seeks medical
attention at the earliest sign of hair loss.
If you are in a attack take Omega-3 right away and the anti-inflammatory effect will help you.
A oil such as coconut rubbed in your hair helps and should be done daily. Stop using soaps shampoos' and start to use boric acid powder or baking soda to clean your hair the alkaline atmosphere will induce healing and hair growth.
Chemicals like shampoo and too much hair
dryer hurts the hair follicles , you should
dry your hair with a towel.
The natural treatments that we have described are very successful and will help you heal naturally.