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Caring for your hair goes beyond the normal shampooing. In fact,, after every wash, there's loss of hair. Hair grows replacements in the normal course of life. The problems arise when the rate of hair loss is greater than the rate of replacement. Lack of proper hair care is the main cause of hair loss.


Some young men lose their hair rapidly because of their hormone testosterone. Due to other contributing factors like genetics and level of tesstosterone, this hormone reaches the hair shaft and becomes converted to another hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT) which damages the hair follicles and prevents hair growth. This needs medical or professional treatment.

When the weather is hot and humid, scalps secrete more oil which blocks the hair follicles and interrupts the growth. Air pollution also has the same effect on the hair follicles.

Take care of your hair by maintaining a healthy and clean lifestyle. Drinking alcohol, smoking and insufficient sleep all wreck damage on the hair follicles. Hair is protein and needs a healthy, balanced diet to supply it with nutrients.Exercise is also necessary to promote good blood circulation to the scalp. Stress can cause accelerated hair loss. The external care of your hair includes sparing use of hair sprays, gels and conditioners. These chemicals block the hair's natural secretion of oil and damages the hair, making it very dry.

Care for your scalp to promote hair growth. Use the right shampoo to eliminate excess oils so that hair can grow.

When you find that basic hair care is insufficient to stem accelerated hair loss, consult a trichologist.

Other hair aids like tonics, hair-growth pills and shampoos are readily available.The setback is that these are for general use and not customized for solving different individual's problems. a proper diagnosis is necessary. Some medications cause side-effects. What works for one person may not work for another. Its best to consult a trichologist. Cheap over-the-counter products may waste you more money, time and worsen your hair problems.