Category Archives for "Surfactants"

Surfactants and Hair Loss

Have you ever wondered if products that you use every day like a shampoo, a lotion or anything else that is similar could cause you to lose hair? Is it possible that something simple as a cosmetic product could lead to hair loss or even baldness? Staff infection and baldness can occur when you use products that are unhealthy for your skin. A wrong choice of chemicals in those products could cause various consequences. Still, not all of them are bad. This article will help you to learn a couple of things about hair loss, baldness, how to prevent it and what causes it as well as how to treat it and everything else you can do about it.

Hair loss disorders and other causes

There are four main disorders that are closely related to hair loss. Androgenetic Alopecia or Hereditary thinning is one of the most common reasons for hair loss and it occurs in both women and men but with different side effects. In men, it is usually just receding hairline. In women, it is all over thinning. Alopecia Areata is believed to be an autoimmune disease and it causes bold patches on different parts of the body and head. Still, the hair loss tends to regrow if treated. Cicatricial Alopecia has no root in bad health of those affected but it forms scar tissue as the consequences of hair destruction that prevents regrowth. It is possible to go through treatments that will address the inflammation. Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia is more typical of African women and it tends to originate in center of scalp causing a bald spot that spreads outward. There are other hair loss causes like hair products, stress, weight loss, an excess of vitamin A, iron deficiency, wrong medicines, menopause and so on.

Hair loss treatment

Different people react differently to hair loss problems but the most common reactions are to talk to the doctor or a family member or a friend, change hairstyle or change cosmetic and hygiene products and habits. Still, almost half the number of doctors recommended that it is best to wait when you notice the problem because usually, it is nothing serious. Hair loss treatment is a possibility always as there are numerous medical solutions that more than 86 % of men who suffer from hair loss use to see this problem stop. With this in mind, taking Propecia, a finasteride, will definitely help you to put an end to your baldness problem as 65 % of men with such problems saw their hair regrowth increased significantly. When it comes to treating hair loss, Propecia is your best choice according to the American Hair Loss Association and they think that is should be your only choice because nothing can compare to it.

The other two choices are Minoxidil (Rogaine) and AHLA. Both products are comparatively much less effective and AHLA is only recommended for those how already gave Propecia a try but saw no success at all.