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Myths and facts about hair loss

It is important to separate the myths from the facts to properly understand and address hair loss.

January 17, 2023

Hair loss is a common issue that affects many people, both men and women. While there are several causes of hair loss, there are also several myths and misconceptions that surround this condition. It is important to separate the myths from the facts to properly understand and address hair loss.

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One common myth is that hair loss only affects older people. 

However, this is not true. Anyone can experience hair loss, regardless of their age. In fact, hair loss can occur at any age, including during teenage years.

Another myth is that genetics play the only role in hair loss.

While genetics do play a role in hair loss, it is not the only cause. Other factors such as hormonal imbalances, nutritional deficiencies, stress, and certain medical conditions can also contribute to hair loss.

Some people believe that hair loss can be treated by applying certain oils or using certain hair care products. 

However, these products do not have any proven effect on hair loss. In fact, using harsh hair care products can actually damage the hair and make hair loss worse. At Seneca we offer a range of natural products to delay further hair loss until you seek a permanent solution, such as a hair transplant.

Another myth is that hair loss is a sign of poor health.

While hair loss can be a symptom of certain medical conditions, it is not always the case. In many cases, hair loss is simply a natural part of the aging process and does not indicate any underlying health issues.

It is believed that stress is a major cause of hair loss.

The truth is that stress can certainly be a contributing factor to hair loss, but it is not usually the main reason. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, there are several other common causes of hair loss, including genetics, aging, hormonal changes, certain medications, and certain medical conditions. That being said, severe or prolonged stress can lead to a condition called telogen effluvium, which is a form of temporary hair loss that occurs when the hair’s growth cycle is disrupted. However, this is typically not a permanent form of hair loss, and once the underlying cause of the stress is addressed, the hair will typically grow back.

The ultimate myth is that there is no treatment for hair loss.

While there is no cure for hair loss, there are a number of treatment options available that can help to slow or stop the progression of hair loss and promote hair regrowth.

In conclusion, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding hair loss. It is important to separate the facts from the fiction to properly understand and address this condition. Seeking medical advice and treatment can help prevent and treat hair loss.

There are several effective medical treatments available, such as hair transplant surgery. 

At SENECA, medical specialists perform the most innovative hair restoration treatments under strict protocols. We have invested in Innovative Methods for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hair Loss aiming at the ultimate solution of hair restoration in men and women.

Contact us today to book a free online consultation with our specialists, and discuss your personalized plan for your hair loss treatment. 

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