Blog Archives for tag alopecia

Hair loss Treatment with Medication for Glaucoma

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

Sometimes accidental discoveries are made and are long sought solutions to specific problems. The solution to a problem is often before our eyes and yet we spend without noticing them. This seems to be the case of a promising discovery to fight against the loss of hair and baldness.

Bimatoprost, a drug used to combat glaucoma, seems to have the ability to regenerate lost hair. In parallel to the application for glaucoma also has been marketed as a product for lengthening eyelashes

Glaucoma is a disease of the eye that gradually impairs vision. In general … Read the rest

Do You Know What Is Alopecia?

PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

Scientific Japanese, in 2009, discovered a gene called SOX21, that could be responsible for hair loss in men and women and at the same time in the India, a researcher found, the relationship between hair loss and hormone androgenic. According to this theory, androgenetic alopecia, it would be the unintended anabolic effect of androgens

But what is alopecia?

Modern medicine described “alopecia “as the loss of hair from the head or sometimes the body, which can reach baldness.

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Usually, all we lose hair every day, around about 100 hairs daily, … Read the rest

A Woman with BALDNESS Discover its Genetic Causes

Alopecia Areata

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

Alopecia areata in women? -When Dr. Angela Christiano, a dermatologist and geneticist at Columbia University Medical Center, found that she suffered from alopecia areata, really panicked. She was only 34 years old, and already facing an aesthetic problem, which most often affects men and women all desperately trying to avoid

During her academic training, she never spoke of female baldness and when she began researching found to be a growing problem without a definitive solution.

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Alopecia has mainly psychological effects, especially in women, because it undermines the image … Read the rest

Hair Transplant, Pros and Cons

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By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

Hair loss can profoundly affect men's self-esteem and body image deterioration. And it can also be a medical problem. To solve this problem a great industry flourishes for medications, hair loss treatments and hair transplant.

Approximately 50% of men from age 50, suffers from some form of baldness and from age 70, the percentage is increased by about 80%.
Hair loss or baldness is a sign of aging and vulnerability and an issue of concern for both men and women. You lose self-esteem and personal safety. You may need a hair transplant … Read the rest

Weight Loss Products Can Cause Hair Loss

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By Luis Quiroz Ravines

Steroids and weight loss products can cause hair loss in both men and women, according to a study conducted by the world leader in hair transplant, Dr. Larry Shapiro.
 
Steroids are synthetic substances related to male sex hormones and are used widely to treat diseases due to abnormal production of testosterone, also used by patients with AIDS and other diseases to compensate  loss of muscle mass. Also used by athletes in gyms. These products are available legally only with a prescription. Abuse of steroids can cause irreversible health problems.

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Alopecia Areata in Children

By PC Luis Quiroz Ravines

Areta alopecia in children is unusual. In infants, dermatology consultations represent 2% to 5%, although there is no known cause of alopecia, which is defined as hair loss of any origin and etiology, it is believed that its origin is multifunctional, involving genetic predisposition and immune deficiency.

Also may be due to protein malnutrition, especially in the phase of growth of the hair follicle, or states of hyperthyroidism, anemia and in some cases to consequences of chemotherapy.

Alopecia is derived from the term alopex and was coined by French dermatologist to observe that fox renewed … Read the rest

Proven.. Smoking Can Cause Hair Loss

By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

The journal Archives of Dermatology publishes a study, which shows, that smoking can cause hair loss.

Smoking is a major cause of death in the world, only in the UK, each year over 120,000 people die because of smoking.

Many serious diseases to the heart and lungs come from smoking.

More than 4,000 poisonous chemicals found in snuff and apparently many of these substances also affect the hair and are related to baldness and hair loss.

Quitting smoking is probably the most important step to improve your health, but quitting is not easy, … Read the rest

Alopecia: Causes and How to Avoid It

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By PC. Luis Quiroz Ravines

 

Alopecia, avoid it..! The hair cycle goes through periods of growth and decline and an average loss of 100 hairs a day is normal, but if the drop is higher than usual, it is likely that a moderate or severe baldness is starting. This is particularly common in men older than 30 years, requiring an early effective hair loss treatment

Each hair passes through a stage of growth, “anagen phase”, by a stage of inactivity or rest, called “telogen phase” and by a drop phase or “catagen phase”

If preventive measures are … Read the rest

Hair Loss Treatment with Aspirin ?

Hair Loss Treatment

By Luis Quiroz Ravines

In the search for better hair loss treatment, american scientists have discovered the important role that plays the prostaglandin D2 as inhibitor of the growth of the hair. Researchers say that animals with high levels of prostaglandin D2 lack hair completely.

Based on this premise the researchers are trying to discover a hair loss treatment effective for all types of hair loss.

 Dr. George Cotsarelis and a group of dermatologists at the University of Pennsylvania found that high levels of Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) were found in men suffering from baldness or hair … Read the rest