Saturday, December 8, 2007

Common Facts on Baldness Causes and Treatments

Baldness is the loss of hairs from parts of the head or whole head. In medical terms baldness is known as Alopecia. Both men and women are affected with baldness at any stage of their lives. One may develop baldness in teenage or their adolescence.

In male pattern baldness occurs on the front portion of the head. Some men lose all their hair on the head too. In female pattern baldness too, the hair gets thin all over the head or mainly in the crown and front position. In female pattern baldness, it is quite uncommon to see fully bald women.

Causes of Baldness

Below are some of the common causes of baldness -

• Aging
• Fluctuation in hormone level
• Hereditary factor
• Sever illness

One of the fundamental causes of baldness in teenage is hormonal disorder. Teenage is a stage of life when your body develops rapid changes both in morphology of the face and internal bodily function. These rapid changes in body are caused by over activity of certain hormones.

Treatments of Baldness

The doctor takes into account the age, heath condition, family history, tolerance for certain medicines etc. There is no treatment for baldness but hair replacement surgery can be done to fix some hair in the bald spot on the head. This is a little painful process. Your dermatologist will determine which treatment options best suits your baldness. If you have chronic baldness, your dermatologist may prefer hair transplantation. One may also prefer laser treatment or corticosteroid injections for baldness treatment.

For detailed information about baldness, home remedies for baldness, baldness treatment, and more visit Natural Remedies Guide.

Disclaimer: This article is not meant to provide health advice and is for general information only. Always seek the insights of a qualified health professional before embarking on any health program.

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