It’s natural to lose hair every day, in fact, women lose an average of 50 to 100 strands per day. However, when you find clumps of hair clogging your shower drain or an alarming amount strands that fall every time you brush your tresses, that’s a possible sign of female pattern hair loss. Though this can be scary, do not lose hope because there are hair loss treatments here in Singapore that you can try.
Female Pattern Hair Loss
Hair thinning is often most obvious in women during their menopausal or middle age years. However, women can also experience a genetic condition where there is a progressive central widening of the scalp line even in their younger years. Other contributing factors of this condition are stress and diet.
In case you’re suffering from female pattern hair loss, you can visit a hair loss clinic here in Singapore to seek treatment. You have to remember that to find a treatment that will work for you; you should try a course of medication first instead of jumping from one treatment to another too quickly. You can’t rush results; usually you have to wait for a couple of months for a treatment to take effect. Here are some treatments that you can choose from:
✔ Topical Drugs
These are ointments you can apply to the affected area of your scalp. Minoxidil is the only FDA-approved topical solution for women suffering from hair loss. This is recommended to be applied twice a day every day strictly on lower dosage if you don’t want to start growing facial hair. Typically you can expect result in 6 months.
✔ Oral Drugs
Before you try any oral medications, you must consult your doctor first. Spironolactone and finasteride are the two antiandrogens that can be prescribed to women. But if you’re pregnant this is not advisable for you because it can cause birth defects.
✔ Medical Device
There is an approved laser light device that can prolong the duration of hair growth and thus thicken and lengthen individual hairs. But this alone might not bring a great result, so you’d want to combine it with another treatment option which should be approved by your doctor.
✔ Hair Scalp Treatment
Most of the hair problems start with oily scalp. While a good hair care routine helps minimize this problem, it can only do so much. When it comes to extreme cases where your hair starts to become visibly thinner, you have to seek treatment for it before your condition becomes irreversible. Luxe’s Instant Cleanse Formulation helps break down the oil sebum and open up the pores so that the herbal paste can penetrate the hair follicles much deeper to strengthen the roots and replace the oil sebum with nutrients of the herbs. This process then doesn’t just control oily scalp but also prevents hair loss.