Hair loss is one of the most common problem for millions of people with various characteristic of the disease like, baldness, partial baldness, alopecia, thinning of hair etc. There are mainly four major approaches in regard to the treatment of the hair loss problem and all types of treatment for hair loss can be differentiated into these four major categories i.e. allopathic medicine, cosmetic, surgical and holistic approach.
Hair loss is one of the most common problem for millions of people with various characteristic of the disease like, baldness, partial baldness, alopecia, thinning of hair etc. Medically the causes of the problem are cited are more variable than the variety of suffering conditions of the hair problem. Though nobody wants to go bald, people generally are more lenient on taking chances of curing the problem with variety of treatments or measures. There are mainly four major approaches in regard to the treatment of the hair loss problem and all types of treatment for hair loss can be differentiated into these four major categories. The first is the medicinal approach in the tradition of allopathic medicine which involves diagnosis of the condition of scalp and hair and taking medicine. The second is the cosmetic one which involves use of various commercial products with a track record of improving the condition. Third one is the surgical one which involves hair transplantation surgery and associated medication. Fourth one is the holistic approach towards the treatment of hair loss through herbal medication, nutritional treatment, Ayurvedic treatment, stress relieving procedures like yoga and meditation etc. We would introduce here some of the important and popular types of treatment for hair loss from all the approaches mentioned before.
Propecia: a drug
This drug has already been very popular because of its unique and unbelievable qualities of hair regrowth and controlling the dandruff remarkably. Medically speaking it is a synthetic antidrogen drug which is recognised by the FDA. Besides its remarkable properties in treating the hair loss it has some side effects like, developing sexual inefficiency, allergic problem, etc.
Herbal treatment through Aloe Vera, Amla, Garlic and Onion
Applying Aloe Vera extract to your scalp can greatly reduce the hair fall and help regrowth of the hair. Aloe Vera is said to have the natural properties for our hair growth and its protection. You can also apply Aloe Vera with natural hair nourishing oils like coconut oil or wheat flour oil to your scalp. Another rich natural resource for finding hair nourishing and growing properties is the Amla which is a Indian fruit used in most of the herbal or Ayurvedic preparations and said to have great qualities of strengthening our immune system beside taking care of our hair. Garlic and onion are considered to be two major natural fruits which can bestow marvelous result in respect of both stopping hair fall and new hair growth. Use herbal oils or products rich in onion or garlic extract to apply them to the scalp to get rid of hair problem.
Nutritional treatment is one of the major types of treatment for hair loss as it nourishes the hair root from within and simultaneously effective for overall well being. For better nutrition of hair root and scalp the presence of a number of minerals, vitamins and acids are necessary like, vitamin B-complex, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, minerals like zinc, iron, copper, biotin, essential fatty acids etc. Various studies have indicated that hormonal imbalance is one of the major causes of hair loss and in many cases hormonal imbalance is caused mainly by dietary habits or proper nutritional crisis. So a balanced diet can relieve a lot of worry regarding hair loss.
Hair replacement through surgical treatment
Nowadays in conformity with the busy life style and corresponding worries many people are restless to wait for the effects of natural or medicinal treatment to take place over the years, instead they find it more convenient to go through surgical treatment which is supposed to replace the affected tissues of the scalp with new ones and find the solution for their hair loss problem fast. Though this kind of treatment normally leaves many side effects on the body, it is popular as one of the quick and major types of treatment for hair loss.
Let us summarize our discussion with the word of caution that any type of treatment for hair loss should not involve a quick, easy and cosmetic kind of remedy as it can be greatly harmful in the long run, rather treatment for hair loss is best if take the holistic approach of naturally validated procedures of treatment.