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Everybody loses about 50-100 hairs every day! Do not worry about hair loss if you are loosing that many a day. Chances are that if you haven't lost your hair by age of 40, you will never lose it.

What affects hair loss?

If your hair is thinning, it can be hereditary, it can be caused by aging or hormone changes. Hair loss can be also caused by a trauma or lack of vitamins. But many of you would not believe that lack of Iron (being anemic) and thyroid problem could cause hair loss. If you visit the sponsored ad below, where you need to click on the "150 message boards", then scroll down and click on hair problems, and then click on "Many reasons for hair loss by Aubrey-B" you can find out a very interesting story about her battle with a hair loss and how she conquered it.

By the way this Health Board is very interesting Board. You may find a lot of other interesting information there.

Have you heard about DHT?

DTH is a substance in the body that shrinks the hair follicle until it no longer produces hair. What it means? The little opening (hair follicle) where the hair emerges from the skin, shrinks due to this interesting substance in the person's body and the more it shrinks the thinner hair grows, until there is not hair growing out of the follicle any longer.


According to Wikipedia, Minoxidil was first used exclusively as an oral drug to treat high blood pressure. It was discovered to have the interesting side-effect of hair growth and reversing baldness. Upjohn developed brand name Rogaine as a topical solution that contained minoxidil. Treatments usually include a 5% concentration solution that is designed for men, and the 2% concentration solutions are designed for women.

How to keep your bolding hair thicker looking?

If your hair is thinning don't try to grow very long section of your hair and then conceal your boldness by sweeping it over the bold spot. Everyone will notice your boldness on windy days and it doesn't look very nice with the long piece flapping in the wind behind you. An extremely low hair part of a style is also quite obvious. There are other ways to make you look good.You can really make your thinning hair work for you. Keep it always in good shape, or shave it all together like many others did to make a fashion statement. Read on for other pointers.

Shampoo and Conditioner

Shampoo your hair every day with shampoos designed for thinning hair. By doing so, your hair is not oily and weighted down with dirt making it look thin. Instead it is looking fuller. You also stimulate blood vessels in hair follicles that supply your hair with nutrition thus making your hair healthier and stronger. You may have to try several shampoos before you find the one that is perfect for you.
There are many companies that specialize in product for thinning hair.

  • One of them is Redken. Redken Vigorance Shampoo revitalizes, prevents hair loss and gives energy to the weakened hair.
  • Another shampoo that may work for you is DS Laboratories Revita Hair Growth Stimulating Shampoo. You will notice that there is less hair fall out and hair gets thicker. Apply Revita with a gentle massage and leave it on the scalp from 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing.
  • MiN New York DHT Cleansing System is a professional salon system that offers deep scalp cleanser, DHT shampoo and conditioner all in one package. All products are formulated to inhibit the buildup of DHT. You may buy them also separately.

Hair cuts

Do you have your hair shaped regularly? Short hair is "lighter" and keeps your style longer. It also doesn't weight hair down and doesn't look too thin and/or "limp". You should keep your hair cut on a regular basis.

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