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Hair Growth Products For Male & Female Pattern Baldness

Updated on March 20, 2011

Hair Growth Products Can Be Effective

There are a wide variety of hair growth products on the market today. Hair growth products can be effective in a number of people in slowing down their hair loss and in some cases even stopping it outright. The way that many hair growth products work is by acting on the scalp's hair follicles to counteract the effect of natually occurring hormones in the human body. That is the key to the effectiveness of most hair growth products.

Although it is not common knowledge, males have estrogen in their system as do females. The only difference is in the level of this hormone.

Women have significantly higher estrogen levels in their systems than do men, so even those females who share a genetic predisposition to hair loss could conceivably be better protected through hair growth products.

Don't worry that you're going bald! Hair growth products can help!
Don't worry that you're going bald! Hair growth products can help!

There Are Many Hair Growth Products Specifically Formulated For Women

It is important to note that estrogen levels decrease at the onset of menopause, which is the time when a considerable number of women first notice the loss of hair. Especially when these women are in the process of experiencing stressful conditions in their everyday lives, they can start to experience female hair loss. This is the time when many women turn to hair growth products.

Female hair loss is generally represented by thinning of the hair all over the scalps or in exceptionally unattractive spots which is known by the term alopecia areata. Alopecia areata translates to "hair loss in areas or spots," and the onset of this ailment can have as its result bald circular patches or spots of the scalp.

Sometimes there is only one spot and in other cases there are numerous localized areas of hair loss. Alopecia in females may manifest itself in what is generally known as female-pattern baldness. In this particular manifestation of female hair loss, the hair thins considerably over the female's entire scalp in a rough approximation of the common male pattern of baldness. Hair growth products can considerably help to alleviate this form of hair loss.

Even the CEO of Microsoft could use some hair growth products!
Even the CEO of Microsoft could use some hair growth products!

Hair Growth Products Are Widely Available

You can easily find many hair loss treatments on in any general retail store including a large spectrum of hair loss shampoo products such as Paul Mitchell shampoo and Nizoral shampoo, as well as a range of fully natural organic shampoos. These shampoos form a large percentage of the hair growth product currently available to consumers.

It seems that you are continually bombarded for advertisements promoting various products for hair growth. Fast hair growth products and long hair growth products bear many claims, and even are even subdivided into categories for specific genders such as male hair growth products and female hair growth products.

Some of these hair growth products are specifically for men. Hair growth products for females are also available and popular among many adult women. Hair growth products can be very effective, and run the gamut all the way up to the technologically advanced laser hair growth products.

Many consumers interested in keeping their bodies away from artificial chemicals prefer to utilize natural hair growth products and herbal hair growth products.

If worse comes to worse, just have a funny tattoo inked on your head!
If worse comes to worse, just have a funny tattoo inked on your head!

50 Hair A Day & You're Bald In 8 Years. Hair Growth Products Can Help!

Generally most human scalps contain 100,000 to 150,000 hair follicles. In the case of male and female pattern baldness there is usually a clear loss of 50 to 100 of the hair production ability of these follicles each and every day. Just do the math. If you have a full head of hair with 150,000 hair follicles and you're losing even just 50 of them a day, you will be completely bald in about 8 years! That's why you should look into hair growth products at the first sign of thinning hair!

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      Caroline Smith 

      5 years ago from Montclair, New Jersey

      Nice hub. It's amazing how many people ignore their hair loss problem instead of tackling the problem straight away with over the counter hair loss shampoos.

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      George 

      6 years ago

      I'm 26 yrs old college boy,day after day am loosing my hair(going bald) at the center of my head, its kind of disturbing me psychologically.I've seen a lot of hair grow products from the net,but we dont have access to get it.I would love to see those products around nearby shops if possible you can open up 1. e-mail (glyakurwa@gmail.com )me if you wish To so.

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      Best Hair Loss Treatments 

      8 years ago

      I love that scalp tattoo!! Thanks for presenting this information in such a positive, upbeat tone!

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