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Women & Hair Loss: New Solutions Discussed

For women dealing with thinning hair and hair loss, finding a way to diminish some of the shame and discomfort of being in public with ‘less than normal’ standards of hair on your scalp - has spawned a lucrative industry full of products and potions all promising to deliver luscious locks once again.

Aside from a hair transplant - the more permanent route - there options like topical creams or oral medications that are said to help the state of one’s health and promote hair growth. There are also last treatments offered at specialized offices or that also be done at home. The goal with this is to stimulate the hair follicle to grow again.

Another new way to do this was recently discussed in an article via The Cut.  The technique involves taking blood from the problem area and pulling the plasma then adding nutrients and injecting it back into the scalp.

The name of this outpatient procedure is platelet rich plasma and it reportedly helps stimulate and awaken follicles that have gone dormant.

What makes this latest technique attractive to sufferers is that it is low cost compared to other laser treatments and can be done in an hour-long session. Also its reportedly had success 80 percent of the time with new growth happening up to a 2 months after an injection.

While so many reasons for hair loss can vary from woman to woman, finding the right solution should be decided by a professional and patient. But for those seeing signs of thinning or alopecia early on, this might just be the answer you’ve been looking for.

Hairfear - 4-24-2015

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