Living With Hair Loss

About hair loss

Losing hair affects people in different ways. Some people simply accept the fact as a natural process of getting older, while for others it can have a dramatic effect on their self-esteem particularly if they are young and female.

Hair Loss in Women

If you are a woman suffering from temporary hair loss, try not to be too worried. Often, small patches of hair loss are not as noticeable to others as you may think. The clever use of hair clips, slides and bands can easily help to disguise any thin patches. Also, try to identify what may be causing the problem. If you have altered what you do to your hair, for example changed its style or colour, stopping doing these things may help. Try to eat a balanced diet, rich in fresh fruit and vegetables, adding a multi-vitamin supplement may also help. Good regular exercise will help you rest and cope with stress better too.

Hair Loss & Pregnancy

If you have recently had a baby, or have recently changed your oral contraceptive or hormone replacement therapy, let things settle down for a few months. You'll soon find that your hair returns to normal.

Hair Loss in Men

If you are a man experiencing male pattern baldness, the easiest and best thing to do may be just to accept it. Short hair and bald heads are common place and can be made to look very fashionable. Allowing hair to grow on other parts of the scalp in an attempt to conceal bald patches can often make things look worse than they are. A good barber or hairdresser will be able to change your hairstyle to one that is right for