Are you a man dealing with menacing hair loss? Well, you are not alone. Over 80% of men today are coping with soul-crushing hair loss. While anyone can be a victim of tragic incidences of hair loss, the phenomenon is far more common in men. What’s even more tragic is that hair loss is not a phenomenon that affects men of older ages, but it begins at tender ages. The endocrine and genetics are the main culprits for fast shedding hair from your scalp.
Top Ten Tips
As a man undergoing hair loss, your aim is not to uncover its cause but to focus on mitigating and corrective therapy.
Here are our top ten tips to getting thicker hair as a man.
Damage Control Practice
The practice of measures minimising the devastating and quick progression is highly underestimated. However, it offers incredibly promising results in the long term. Protecting hair and scalp from damaging influences is the key to minimising damage.
Ideally, it is recommended to give up harsh and chemical-based hair products and switch to milder ones. It is also recommended to wash hair infrequently and supplement with dry shampoo.
A hair SPF prior to venturing in the sun and a well-fitted swimmer’s cap also do wonders by protecting hair from damaging environmental influences. Additionally, it is also recommended to allow your hair to air dry and avoid using hairstyling equipment like hot styling tools as they tend to aggravate hair fall. Therefore, a few restraining measures could do wonders to slow down and eventually stop your speedily falling hair.
Lifestyle Modification Strategies
A lifestyle change is one of the most effective strategies for countering hair loss. The phenomenon of lifestyle change is a broad term that includes many strategies for behaviour modification. For thicker hair, a combination of a balanced diet, regular exercise, good sleep hygiene, and avoiding alcohol and smoking have proven to be effective. Similarly, avoiding processed food rich in sugar and carbohydrates can effectively counter hair loss.
Smartly Choose Hair Products
Thinning hair is a rampant problem affecting men. Therefore, most renowned brands have launched products to minimise and conceal the devastating impacts of hair loss. Choosing a thickening shampoo and conditioner in addition to a good volumising product in the form of cream, gel, or powder usually offers promising results.
Often men get carried away and use too many thickening and volumising products, which prove to be counterproductive. Therefore, it must be noted that less is more, and it is always better to stick to one or two products at max.
Styling For A Thicker Appearing Mane
Often the hair thinning appears more dramatic and pronounced because of the existing haircuts. It is always a good idea to consult a professional hairstylist and change your current haircut with one that makes your thinning hairline appear voluminous. A hairstyle that creates the illusion of a fuller head combined with scalp pigmentation creams offers remarkable results.
Hair Fibres – The Ultimate Savior
Hair fibres are perhaps the newest addition to the market and the product that has proven to make your head appear fuller instantly. The product comes in the form of spray, powder, or gel that is applied to the existing hair on the head. Resultantly, the product attaches to the scalp and existing hair fibre and mimics the natural hair in appearance. The hair fibres are an affordable luxury that gives instant results for one-time usage. However, they have no long-term benefits as they neither slow down hair loss nor encourage hair regrowth.
Beware of Stress
Thinning hair and receding hairlines are bound to be a source of stress, mainly because they influence your overall appearance. Hence, hair loss can also have harmful impacts on self-esteem and confidence. In such circumstances, stressing is only natural. However, what you may not know is the fact that stress aggravates hair loss. In short, worrying about your hair loss triggers a vicious cycle where the more you stress, the more your hair sheds. A wise strategy would be to manage stress to i
Often hair loss results from some underlying vitamin or mineral deficiency. It is always a good idea to consult your primary care physician for a detailed evaluation along with blood and health profiling. Your doctor would prescribe supplement therapy to manage and counter the devastating hair loss. Some of the common supplements, in this case, include zinc, magnesium, iron, vitamin D, and vitamin B complexes, including biotin.
Several physicians rely on medication as it has proven to be one of the most effective ways to counter hair growth and encourage hair regrowth on the scalp. One of the most widely used medications for this purpose is Minoxidil. However, the results are highly variable for each individual, and in most cases, the beneficial effects cannot be seen if a significant portion of the mane is already lost.
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Recently, using platelet-rich plasma to manage hair loss has gained momentum. The practice involves extracting platelets from your blood through centrifugation and injecting the sourced platelet-rich plasma into your balding scalp. The nutrient and growth factor-rich plasma stimulates hair growth and prevents hair fall. It has particularly shown positive results for male pattern baldness.
There are bright chances that over 80% of the hair from your head is gone before you have even thought of managing it. Once you lose the precious strands, your scalp is now barren land, and no hair will ever come out of it. The only way to a head full of hair is through a hair transplant.
The process involves acquiring a hair follicle-rich patch from any area of your body and implanting it on the patches of your head devoid of hair and hair follicles.
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