Premature Greying may be a Sign for Hair Loss

May 11, 2016 Off By Mellisa

Have you ever seen someone’s premature grey hair and hope that it does not happen to you?

Well, premature greying happens with both men and woman and can be a sign of potential hair loss to come. While premature grey hair loss problem is not life-threatening issue, it can have many psychological effects on you if you suffer from it.

When determining the type of hair loss you have, it is best to consult a doctor, to make sure there is no underlying medical condition. If there is treating that condition need to be addressed first.

Once you had identified there is no medical problem causing your hair loss, there are several treatment options you can use including: medications, grooming techniques, surgery, wigs, and hair pieces.

Treatment Options

1) While there are no medications, such as shampoo, conditioners, or other products that will help your hair to grow there are products that can slow down the loss of hair. Some of these medications are topical and available over the counter to help combat male-pattern baldness and hair thinning in women. Prescription medications that are used to help retain the hair left on the scalp.

2) When hair loss in minimal, styling your hair to cover any area of thinning can be quite efficacious. Shampoos and conditioners that add volume to your hair will make it appear thicker. In addition, it is best to consult your hair stylist about which hairstyle is best to help you hair appear thicker.

One type of hair loss is, Traction Alopecia, which is caused by constant pulling on the hair roots. Hairstyles that put tension on hair follicles such as tight braids cause this condition. One way to mediate this type of hair loss is to wear hairstyles that are looser and do not pull on the roots.

3) There are three common types surgeries for hair replacement:

A. Hair transplants, or hair grafting, is where hair from the back of the head is replaced in the front.

B. Scalp reduction – bald areas are surgically removed and the areas of skin that still bear hair are stitched together

C. Scalp expansion – stretching devices are inserted under the scalp to stretch the skin. This might be used prior to a scalp reduction surgery to help the scalp be more lax. Otherwise is it used on hair-bearing areas, which can result in the reducing balding.

The above surgical options are best suited for men with male-pattern baldness and certain women with female-pattern baldness.

4) Other options for hair management are wigs and hairpieces that are used for more widespread hair loss. Weaves can also be used to fill in the thinning areas of existing hair.

If you are suffering from hair loss, you might want to get a hair treatment in Singapore. The sooner you are able to identify the cause of your hair loss the quicker you can receive proper treatment for it and return to a confident style of living.