How to Prevent Hair Loss By Robert True on April 08, 2011

There are many different factors that can lead to hair loss and contribute to hair loss. Some of them are genetic and hereditary, other are linked to diseases and different health conditions, and other may be the result of medications and medical treatments. With that in mind, however, there are different things that you can do to slow the rate of hair loss and even potentially prevent balding. The teams at our Manhattan hair transplant surgery practice would like to take a moment right now to cover some of these options for hair loss prevention.

One of the best ways that you can prevent hair loss or at least reduce the amount of hair loss that you will experience is to take good care of your hair. This means that you should use products that won’t harm your hair, your hair follicles, or your scalp. Try to be careful when dying or bleaching your hair. It’s also advisable that you avoid hairstyles that involve tugging or pulling your hair, such as tight braids, as these can sometimes lead to additional and avoidable hair loss over time.

Since good health often plays an essential role in maintaining your head of hair, be sure that you eat a balanced and nutritious diet. Sometimes vitamin, mineral, and general nutritional deficiencies can contribute to hair loss. (Iron deficiency and protein deficiency, for instance, can both cause hair loss.) It may be a good idea to take a multi-vitamin each day.

If you are currently experiencing hair loss and would like to reverse this situation, topical and oral medications can be effective at preventing and reversing baldness. Both Rogaine® and Propecia® have shown quite effective at reducing the rate of hair loss, halting hair loss, and even promoting the growth of new and healthy hair.

The above are just a few things you can do to prevent balding. For more information on you many options and to discuss hair restoration surgery Manhattan and other remedies for baldness, we encourage your to contact our Manhattan hair transplant surgery center today. We can discuss all of these matters in greater depth during a consultation.

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At The Hair Loss Doctors with our Surgical Headquarters in Garden City, NY and clinics in Manhattan, NY; Boston, MA; and Short Hills, NJ, Dr. Robert J. Dorin helps men and women reverse the effects of hair loss through various surgical and non-surgical treatments including Follicular Unit Transplantation and Follicular Unit Extraction. Our Founder & Medical Director is affiliated with:

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