Here are our Frequently Asked Questions. If you want to know more, please feel free to call us!
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is my hair getting thinner?
A: Hair loss occurs due to a variety of factos including genetics, age, nutritional issues, medical issues, hormones and medications. It’s important to consult with a professional BEFORE you attempt to treat your hair loss in order to fully understand the underlying cause of your hair loss.
Is it normal to lose hair every day?
A: Absolutely! On average, a person will lose between 50-100 hairs each day. If you are noticing more significant hair loss, it might be time to discuss this with a trained professional.
What is the leading cause of hair loss?
A: Most offen, the cause of hair loss in both men and women is androgenetic alopecia, meaning it’s in your genes. This type of hair loss can come from either side of the family.
What else causes hair loss?
A: Age! The second most common reason for hair loss in men and women is age. Thinning of the hair is a very common part of the aging process and fortunately, not one you have to accept!
Can a poor diet lead to hair loss?
A: Yes! Absolutely! While hair is not technically alive, it’s grown from vitamins V12, D, minerals such as iron, protein and healthy fats. Many of the latest fad diets or diets that seek to restrict certain food groups can also result in hair loss.
Can normal hair styling cause hair loss?
A: Chances are, no. Even aggressive styling is unlikely to cause any permanent hair loss but it can result in thinning hair, damaged hair and weaker hair. Styles like overly tight ponytails, styles which require intense head and backcombing tend to put a lot of stress on the hair.
What can I do about hair loss?
A: Start with a proper consultation to determine the cause of your hair loss. From there, Dr. Galope will customize a hair restoration plan for your specific type of hair loss and lifestyle.
Can I stop male pattern baldness from happening?
A: Male pattern baldness is a common problem however, its not one that happens quickly. It’s a rather slow thinning of the hair that can take between a few years to even a few decades! Male pattern baldness, also called androgenic alopecia, is hereditary although it can also be brought on by hormonal imbalances.
One of the most important factors in stopping hair loss is to treat the hair loss as early as possible. The sooner you begin your treatment, the better.