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Natural and Effective Hair Loss Treatment

Updated on February 12, 2013

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Remedies for Mens Hair Loss

Thinning hair or men's hair loss is one of the most stressful things that many men go through as they get older. For some men, its easy to deal with and for guys like me it can be one of your biggest fears. But the fact is, "alopecia" or thinning hair is a problem that affects millions of men around the world. Unfortunately, it seems that the medical industry doesn't really have a miracle solution to going bald.

There are 3 types hair loss treatments that most men aren't willing to do, and I can see why they aren't wiling to try them. The 3 hair loss treatments are (OTC) over the counter medications like rogaine, prescription drug medications for hair loss that have side affects, and the option to wear a men's hair piece. If you ask me, none of those sound like a desirable solution to male pattern balding. Furthermore, I haven't heard any amazing miracle stories from people that have used these treatments. But luckily, there are some natural things you can do to prevent hair loss. But before I discuss a few of those hair loss remedies, its important to understand what causes hair loss.

What Causes Mens Hair Loss?

In most cases, what causes men to go bald is primarily hereditary. Often times, the man has a genetic predisposition that will result in thinning hair that is limp rather than thick and strong. If you look at some of your older family members, you can see if "baldness" runs in your family genetics. However, usually the male gets the hair genetics from the mothers side.

There is a compound known as DHT that is produced in the prostate, and it is said to have a direct effect on causing male pattern baldness. I have left a link below this article to help you better understand how DHT plays a role when it comes to going bald. For now, it would be simple enough to say that its relative to the shrinking of hair follicles until the hair becomes thinner and thinner, and eventually the hair follicle gets so small that there is hardly any hair growing at all in that spot.

There are other factors that can cause men to go bald.  Protein is absolutely important for healthy hair growth so if you find that you have limp and weak hair, be sure to observe whether or not you are getting enough protein.  Iron is also very important as well as Vitamin A and Vitamin E.  Be sure that you are not deficient in those nutrients.  Additionally, poor circulation can ultimately lead to hair loss and a great way to increase circulation is to exercise on a regular basis.  Last but not least, stress has been shown to be a possible cause for thinning hair and baldness.  Be sure to keep you life exciting and make it more than just work, work, work.

Natural Treatments for Male Patter Baldness

If you are noticing that your hair is thinning out don't get too discouraged, there are some natural hair loss treatments that may help. Believe me there are other things you can do to prevent baldness. First of all, do your best to use only natural shampoo and conditioners on your hair. That will help you to avoid harmful chemicals that dry out the hair. Secondly, there are 2 oils that have been well renowned for helping hair grow back thicker and stronger. Coconut oil and Emu oil have gotten extremely positive remarks from people suffering from thinning hair because somehow they have repairing effects on the hair, and they also help the hair follicles when it comes to getting the hair to grow back in that area. You can learn more about it below.

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    • Entourage_007 profile imageAUTHOR

      Stuart 

      7 years ago from Santa Barbara, CA

      Thanks for the input gajanis786. I took a sharp interest in this topic because I have recently started to notice that my hair is thinning out. Consequently, I am doing everything I can to stop it or counteract it.

    • gajanis786 profile image

      gajanis786 

      7 years ago

      Great informative hub.....thanks.

    • seanorjohn profile image

      seanorjohn 

      7 years ago

      Now I am sure men have been reading this hub. Just shows

      how sensitive a topic hair loss is. No one wants their name to appear here even when most , like me, are using an online name. Voted up

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