8 Different Methods For Reversing Hair Loss August 6, 2015

Hair loss is a universal problem that plagues men and women alike. The most common type of hair loss is a condition called Androgenetic Alopecia. This type of hair loss can affect both men and women drastically. Generally, people perceive receding hairline as men specific issue but it’s very common in both men and women. Severe hair loss causes low self-esteem and confidence as they begin to feel unattractive. Losing hair is a frustrating experience for all but for women, it is nothing less than a nightmare. The reason being, hair is considered to be one of the beautiful assets that a woman posses.

How To Reverse Hair Loss?

At present, there are only 2 FDA approved products and few surgical methods that help reverse hair loss. Besides, there are some herbal home remedies that help fight hair loss.

Home Remedies: Reversing Hair loss in women

1. Mustard Oil:

Boil one cup of mustard oil. Add four table spoons of henna leaves to it. When cooled, massage it daily onto the balding areas. This works wonders at reversing hair loss.

2. Castor Oil:

Castor oil is a natural immune booster. It prevents the hair follicles from losing strength and helps rejuvenate hair growth. It works perfectly on curly hair. The oil needs to be gently rubbed on the hair and temple areas. Practice this twice a week for 4 months. You will see a noticeable change in hair volume.

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Surgical Methods:

3. The Gardson Method:

M.Gardson’s method of hair re-growth is popular and has proved successful in the past. When hair follicles go dormant, the hair roots get weaker and we begin to lose hair. The dormant follicles stop growing, so the hair begins to start thinning and baldness appears. This method helps to awaken the dormant hair follicles to stimulate hair growth.

4. Insulin Treatment:

Insulin hinders hair growth. Hyperinsulemia is a symptom of insulin resistance caused by a carbohydrate rich diet. A balanced diet and proper exercise regimen can help solve this problem. Daily workout, especially cardio, stimulates hair growth.

5. Anagrow Treatment:

Richfeel’s Anagrow treatment is quite a breakthrough in the hair industry. A product called PCT Rejuva Max extract is inserted into the hair follicles using a machine. This extract helps fight the thinning of hair and stimulate hair re-growth.

6. Clinical Re-growth:

In a study, a group of scientists collected dermal papillae from different donors and cloned them in a tissue culture. Dermal papillae are the cells inside the base of human hair follicles. After a stipulated time period, the cells are transplanted onto human skin. This results in new hair growth within six weeks. “If it works in humans, it actually opens up the possibility of hair restoration for many more patients than are currently available,” study co-leader Angela Christiano, a dermatology professor at Columbia University Medical Center, told NBC News.

7. Drugs and Medications:

Drugs like Minoxidil are used for the crown of the head rather than the sides and front. Hair loss drugs like Minoxidil and Finasteride help retain hair effectively with almost no side effects.

8. DHT Blockers:

DHT Blockers are also an effective treatment for hair re-growth. DHT is a substance that binds to hair follicles, thus preventing hair growth. DHT Blockers decrease the amount of DHT on the scalp and help stimulate hair follicles. It is advisable to consult with the dermatologist before undertaking the treatment.

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Why worry? With the help of these brilliant techniques, you can easily reverse hair loss. Just, choose the right treatment that suits best to your requirements and knock it out.

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  • Tamasree

    Now this is a bit of information that can benefit so very many people. Hair loss is like a plague these days and there is so little we can do to control it! This kind of information is a life saver for me atleast! Thanks!

  • Sir Sever

    What is the Gardson Method?? The article references it, but doesnt say what it is !!

  • Anandita17

    I had crazy hair fall and even started seeing a few grays!!!! *end of the world* I was then advised by my mom to start oiling my hair. .and I was sooooo desperate that I tried it and it has Actually made a huge difference.. that lil balding patch that I had on the front right side of my head looks much fuller.. and I haven’t seen any new grays..its been like 2 yrs now!! And my hair is growing much faster!! I hate to say this but girls oiling your hair does work.. its a bit messy but try it!!!! Oh also I’m using an ayurvedic oil.. no the usual stuff u get in medical. Stores..It doesn’t smell the best but I ll do anything to keep my hair!! :))

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Dear Avinash, hair loss is caused by various factors such as genes, pollution and lack of nutritious diet, among others..If advisable for you to consult a dermatologist to find a cure for thinning of your hair.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Nivedita, at an age of 25, hair fall can occur due to various reasons like nutritional deficiency or unhealthy eating habits, stress, pollution, hormonal imbalance or thyroid issues etc. It would be advisable to consult a doctor to know if there is any underlying issue. Meanwhile there are other things to follow to improve hair growth is by consuming a healthy diet, protein-rich food. Hot oil treatment helps to curb hair fall.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Nitin, oils such as coconut oil, castor oil, almond oil or olive oil are all beneficial for hair growth. Regular application and massaging the scalp with this oil improves the blood circulation and curbs hair fall.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Nitin, yes apart from oiling your hair.. there are other things to be followed for healthy hair a a nutritious & balanced diet plays a crucial role in the health of skin and hair. Proteins, copper, zinc, iodine and vitamin B12 are few nutrients that contribute for the healthy growth of hair. Reduce the use of harsh chemical laden shampoos instead opt for an organic shampoo and conditioner. Last but not the least…stay away from stress !

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Rajveer, some of the chemical-free and natural shampoos that you can try are: Khadi Herbal Amla & Bhringraj Shampoo, Khadi Herbal Shikakai Shampoo, Khadi Herbal Saffron, Tulsi & Reetha Shampoo, Vaadi Herbals Amla Shampoo With Shikakai and Reetha and Vaadi Herbals Anti-Dandruff Shampoo with Lemon and Tea Tree Oil Extracts.

  • http://www.stylecraze.com/ StyleCraze

    Hi Randeep, it is sufficient to wash hair twice or thrice in a week. Always wash your hair with luke warm water and then the final rinse should be done with cold water. Always avoid to wash hair with hot water.