Hair Loss Myths
Nothing can stop my hair loss
Wrong, Propecia can help in a large number of cases and Regaine helps slow down the rate of hair loss.
Women do not suffer baldness
Myth – hair loss in women is very common and seems to be on the increase.
Standing on your head will increase the blood to the head and reduce hair loss
No, it will not
Wearing a hat causes hair loss
There is no research that shows wearing a hat contributes to hair loss
Baldness is linked to the levels of testosterone
Research suggests that men with high levels of testosterone are more likely to lose their hair, especially if baldness runs in their family genetics
Losing 100 hairs a day is normal
Although the exact number of hair shed varies from person to person, new studies have indicated that only about 20 to 50 strands are shed normally in a day
Removing a Grey Hair Makes More Grey Hairs Come In
There is nothing you can do to avoid grey hairs
There is No Cure for Hair Loss
This myth is completely not true. There are several methods that you can use to regrow your hair, however, most are not permanent solutions.
Hair grows faster when it is cut frequently
The rate or speed of hair growth is not determined by the frequency of trims
Thinning hair occurs in most people
Thinning hair affects over 78 percent of both men and women of all ages due to genetics, diet, stress, medication, health concerns and chemicals
Frequently wearing braids and ponytails results in hair loss
This myth is true for people who constantly wear braids or tight ponytails in their hair. The tension caused by these hairstyles often leads to hair breakage and hair loss
Facts about hair loss
Hair loss comes from the mother’s side.
Washing your head in cold water can cure baldness.