Hair loss treatment at AK Clinics, Delhi

Hair Loss/Fall Treatment in Delhi

Maintaining a young look has become the most important feature of today's lifestyle. Everyone wants to flaunt with their impressive looks and hairstyle plays an important role in it. But everything has pros and cons. With this increasing trend of fashion, more number of people are losing their crowning glory. When we face hair loss, we often try it to hide it by changing our hair style or we look for the hair loss solutions such as products that claim to stop hair fall. But we hardly try to find the real cause of hair loss. According to a research, it is observed that;

  • Approximately 50% of men start suffering from male pattern baldness at an age of 50 while,
  • 50% of women start suffering from female pattern baldness at an age of 65.
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Hair Loss/Fall Treatment in Delhi

Maintaining a young look has become the most important feature of today's lifestyle. Everyone wants to flaunt with their impressive looks and hairstyle plays an important role in it. But everything has pros and cons. With this increasing trend of fashion, more number of people are losing their crowning glory. When we face hair loss, we often try it to hide it by changing our hair style or we look for the hair loss solutions such as products that claim to stop hair fall. But we hardly try to find the real cause of hair loss. According to a research, it is observed that;

  • Approximately 50% of men start suffering from male pattern baldness at an age of 50 while,
  • 50% of women start suffering from female pattern baldness at an age of 65.

Type of Hair Loss / Hair Fall

Hair loss or Alopecia is a disorder usually caused by an interruption in the natural hair cycle. Due to the disruption in the hair cycle, hair follicles gets damaged and hair start falling out rapidly than regenerating. This results in the hair fall. Following are the different types of hair loss;

Alopecia Universalis (AU)

Alopecia universalis is a condition in which there is a complete hair loss on the scalp and body. It is considered as an advanced form of alopecia areata. Signs of Alopecia Universalis include hair loss which;

  • Total hair loss on scalp & body
  • Damages & distorts the nails
  • May also causes genetic mutations
Androgenetic Alopecia

Androgenetic alopecia or commonly known as male pattern hair loss or female pattern hair loss is the most common type of hair loss. Androgenetic alopecia is a type of hereditary hair loss but it can be managed with medication or surgery. Signs of Androgenetic Alopecia include hair loss which;

  • Starts from sides & progress towards back of scalp
  • Horseshoe shaped bald area
  • May also causes genetic mutations
Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder in which hair follicles also get affected. Hair fall is typically in small patches and is not painful. Signs of Alopecia Areata include patchy hair loss which are

  • Circular in shape
  • Can appear anywhere on the head
  • May also affect other body areas too
Telogen Effluvium

Telogen effluvium is a condition in which large numbers of follicles enter the resting phase (telogen) of the hair growth cycle but do not enters the growth phase. It is usually caused by stress or shock and takes 3 months. Signs of Telogen Effluvium include hair loss which;

  • Increased shedding of hair
  • Hair thinning
  • Bald patches
Traction Alopecia

Some hairstyles like tight ponytails and braids, pull away our hair from the roots with tight force that our hair strands gets damaged and even fall out. It occurs due to excessive strain on the hair shaft. Signs of Traction Alopecia include;

  • Hair loss around hairline & temples
  • Patchy hair loss
  • Fluffy or frizzy hair around receding hairline
Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania is a condition in which people pull their hair out and find it hard to stop. Hair often returns if this hair pulling is stopped, but hair loss can be permanent if the pulling of hair continues for many years. Signs of Trichotillomania include hair loss which;

  • Tug on the hair
  • Twisted hair
  • Pulled Hair
Alopecia Cicatrisata

Cicatricial alopecia is also known as scarring alopecia. it is a rare type of hair loss in which inflammation destroys the hair follicles resulting in scar formation. After scar tissue forms, hair doesn't regrow. It is also known as pseudopelade. Signs of Alopecia Cicatrisata include patchy hair loss which;

  • Well defined patches
  • Bald patches among surviving hair
  • Long lasting condition
Follicular Degeneration Syndrome

Follicular Degeneration Syndrome (FDS) is a form of scarring alopecia and is also believed to be synonymous with 'Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia' or 'Hot Comb Alopecia'. A well-defined patch of diffuse hair loss is observed and then extend outwards from the top of the scalp. Signs of FDG include;

  • Diffuse hair loss patches
  • Hair loss from scalp vertex
  • Area of hair loss expands gradually with the time
Alopecia Totalis

Alopecia Totalis is a skin condition in which there is a complete hair loss from the scalp. It is an advanced form of Alopecia Areata and is an autoimmune condition. Signs of Alopecia Totalis include;

  • Total hair loss on the scalp
  • Other facial hair like eyebrows, eyelashes also fall out
  • Nails become brittle and thin

What are the main Causes of Hair Loss?

There are many hair loss causes and these hair fall causes can range from temporary hair fall to the more complex, like an underlying health condition. One can experience hair loss due to stress or even genetics hair loss. The other major causes of hair fall are;

Genetic Hair loss

Genetic hair loss or mostly known as Male pattern baldness/female pattern baldness, occurs with aging. If you have a family history of hair fall, then you are most probably prone to getting hair fall.

Pregnancy or Hormonal changes

There are some medical conditions which causes hair fall. If you are pregnant, then you may experience hair fall after pregnancy. Other conditions like thyroid, menopause, scalp infections etc can result in hair loss.

Medications & Therapy

There are some medications that results in the hair fall. Also, there are some therapies like chemotherapy which results in the hair fall. If you are facing hair loss due to medications, get yourself diagnosed and get the proper treatment for hair fall.

Iron deficiency

Hair loss due to iron deficiency is a common problem in women. Especially in menstruating women. Too much less amount of iron causes hair loss. It is important to check the iron or ferritin levels checked regularly to avoid serious hair loss problem.

Thyroid

Thyroidism also results in hair fall. Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism both can cause hair fall. The relation between thyroid and hair fall is still unclear but it is believed that thyroid condition produces such hormones that destroys the hair follicles. so, check your thyroid levels regularly.

AK Clinics Methodology for Hair Loss Treatment

Before taking any step, it is very important to diagnose the exact cause of hair loss and only then an effective treatment plan can be made by your doctor. Hair expert can ask for the following test;

Evaluate the cause of Hair Loss

It is done to find out the exact cause of hair loss and treat it in a proper way. The following points are noted in the patient:

  • The frequency and degree of hair loss.
  • Stress level, diet and hormonal disturbances.
  • Case history of loss of hair in her/his family.
  • Menstrual disturbances in women

Some investigations like Serum Iron level, Prolactin levels, Haemogram, Thyroid levels

Hair Analysis Test

Assessment of degree of hair loss by hair analysis machine Caslite. It is the most advanced device of hair analysis in the whole world. This is a general test and is a must for all those suffering from hair loss. Primarily it assesses the :

  • Hair density
  • Hair thickness
  • Grade of loss of hair
  • The ratio of Telogen-Anagen

Plan a treatment action plan

After the complete diagnosis is established, the doctors decide about the course of action to be followed for the patient. Our experienced counselors guide the patients very patiently to ensure that they chose the right kind of treatment. The treatment plan is normally as follows:

Hair Loss Treatment available at AK Clinics, Delhi

There are various hair loss treatments available according to the type of hair loss. After the proper diagnosis of cause of hair loss, a proper treatment plan can be suggested by your doctor. The treatment plan may include;

Medications for Hair Loss Treatment

There are several medicines for hair growth such as Minoxidil and Finasteride. These medicines help in the hair re-growth but it is strongly recommended to use these medications with doctor's recommendation.

  • Minoxidil: Minoxidil is an anti-hypertensive peripheral vasodilator drug used for different patterns of baldness and hair loss in men & women. It is commonly known by the trade name as "Rogaine" outside of India and Mintop, Tugain, Regaine. Minoxidil for hair growth promotes the oxygen, nutrient and blood supply to the scalp, resulting in hair growth.
  • Finasteride: Finasteride is a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor used for the treatment of male pattern hair loss and stimulation of regrowth of hair in men. It is also indicated for the treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate. Finasteride is commonly sold under the brand names as "Proscar" (for benign prostatic hyperplasia) and "Propecia" (for male pattern hair loss).
Non-Surgical Hair Loss Treatments

You can also try non-surgical treatments for hair restoration. These are the temporary methods of hair restoration. If you are afraid of surgeries, then you can select any of the following non-surgical methods.

  • Therapies: There are various therapies for hair restoration like Cyclical therapies, PRP therapy, Mesotherapy, Low Level Laser Therapy which helps to promote hair growth. These therapies will work if your hair loss is in initial stages.
  • Artificial Hair Restoration: Artificial hair restoration is another method of non-surgical hair restoration for those who do not want to undergo surgical treatments. These methods include hair wigs, patches or extensions.
Surgical Method for Baldness or Hair Loss Treatments

If you are bald or you have visible bald patches, then the only option for hair restoration is undergoing a surgical treatment i.e. Hair Transplant. Hair transplant is a permanent method of hair restoration.

  • FUE Hair Transplant: FUE hair transplant or Follicular Unit Extraction hair transplant is the technique in which hair follicles are extracted one by one using blunt punches and implanting them on the bald area.
  • FUT Hair Transplant: FUT hair transplant or Follicular Unit Transplant hair transplant is the technique in which a strip of hair follicles is excised from the back of the scalp and hair follicles are extracted and transplanted into the bald area.

Why Choose AK Clinics for Hair Loss Treatment in Delhi?

AK Clinics, the best hair clinic offers a wide range of hair treatments in Delhi. We offer different types of hair loss treatments for men and women. AK Clinics is one of the leading hair loss treatment clinics in South Delhi and holds the distinct position in the field of hair restoration. We have a panel of best hair transplant doctors along with the highly trained technicians and staff to assist them. We also have hair clinic in other major cities of India including Bangalore and Ludhiana.

At AK Clinics Our hair loss experts first diagnose the cause of hair loss and then cater a personalized treatment plan which can include hair loss therapies (Cyclical therapy, PRP therapy, Mesotherapy, Low Level Laser Therapy etc), Artificial hair restoration techniques (hair loss patches, extensions, wigs etc) and Hair transplant (FUE, FUT, Bio-FUE, Robotic hair transplant).

  • At our clinic, our doctors are highly qualified and holds the vast experience in the field of hair restoration.
  • They hold an International recommendations and accreditations.
  • Our doctors have set the different protocols for each treatment and procedure and every member of the AK Clinics follow these protocols.
  • We have ultra-modern infrastructure, instruments, OTs which are highly hygienic.
  • We have the proper post-op care instruction protocols which are very important to follow to avoid after surgery complications.
  • We hold the record of providing natural results after the hair loss treatments and hair transplant surgery.

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FAQ's

There are many tips to prevent hair loss that one can follow in regular routine. If your hair loss is due to hormonal changes or stress like pregnancy/menopause, then it will resolve on its own. But there are few important tips to stop hair fall which you can try.
  • Diet: According to a research, it has been observed that by including fresh herbs, salads or raw vegetables can reduce the risk of androgenetic alopecia. So, you can include mediterranean diet to prevent hair fall in your daily routine. You can also eat a protein
  • Supplements: There are various supplements for hair growth available which includes multivitamins, minerals or other hair growth factors. These hair growth supplements helps to prevent the hair loss but it is recommended to take them with the doctor's advice.

With the proper diet and trying these simple tips to stop hair loss, you can experience a change.
  • Get your hair washed regularly and cut the split ends too.
  • It is scientifically observed in a research that massaging your scalp with coconut oil can prevent hair loss. Lauric acid in coconut oil helps to bind the protein in the hair thus preventing them from breakage.
  • Less styling or you can say gentle styling habits can also prevent hair loss. Try to avoid tight braid hairstyles or ponytails.
  • Use less chemicals on your hair. Try avoiding chemical treatments on your hair or heat treatments like straightening, blow drying etc. Frequent use of these damage hair and causes excessive hair loss.

Hair fall can occur in many ways. Hair loss mainly depends on its cause. Hair fall can be permanently or temporarily. The main hair loss symptoms are;
  • Thinning on the top of head: This is the most common type of hair loss and affects both men and women with their age. Usually men experience more thinning on the top of the head as compared to the women.
  • Bald patches: You may experience small bald patches mostly circular in shape on your scalp. There is an itching on your scalp before the hair falling at that spot.
  • Sudden loosening of hair: Sudden loosening of hair can occur due to the physical or emotional shock. You may notice handfuls of your hair while combing or washing, even you have gently tugged them. This results in overall hair thinning and not bald patches.
  • Receding hairline: Mostly men experiences a receding hairline from the forehead particularly in M shaped letter. While women do not experience a hairline on their forehead but have a broadening of the part in the center of hair.

Yes. Losing up to 100 hair a day is normal and does not mean you are going bald. The scalp has some 100,000 hair follicles, most of which are producing hair at any moment in time.

When our body is deprived of essential nutrients, it may lead to hair fall. Diets lacking in iron and protein will affect hair growth because these are the nutrients required by the follicles to grow hair. Excessive consumption of alcohol and smoking a lot can also be a trigger for hair loss.

Hair loss may be due to a number of factors, including genetics, age, poor nutrition and certain medical conditions or treatments. In cases where you have more than one contributing factor, the cumulative effect can be more severe hair loss. If you are experiencing hair fall, then you can visit our clinic and our doctors will diagnose the cause of your hair loss.

Low-calorie diets, iron deficiency, and low protein can cause hair loss. If you are a vegetarian or experiencing heavier periods than normal or have anemia, you might experience hair problems. Low-protein and low-calorie diets can't provide necessary nutrition to the body, including hair follicles. Lack of proper nutrition leads to low keratin levels. When prolonged, low keratin weakens hair and increases shedding.

There are various treatments for hair fall. Consult with the hair restoration experts about the exact cause of your loss. He or she will suggest you whether you should try topical medications for hair fall or you should try hair restoration therapies.

The main cause of hair fall is DHT (dihydrotestosterone). DHT binds to the hair follicles leading to the shrinkage of the hair follicles and resulting in falling of the hair.

Both men and women can experience hair loss and is triggered by hormones & genetics. As compared to women, hair loss often occurs faster in men. In men, hair loss can occur near the temples and appear as "M" shaped hair line. While in women, diffuse thinning at the top of the head which shows the part line. Diffuse thinning can occur in early 20s & 30s, due to hormonal changes, aging, thyroid or anemia.

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