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Hair Loss

Hair loss or alopecia is a very complex issue

hair loss or alopeciaYou should always seek professional help for any type of hair loss or thinning issue at the first sign.

Get a clinical evaluation to determine whether your hair loss is the result of a medical condition or an external issue, like chemical over-processing or tight braids, ponytails, hair weaves etc...

How to Care for Your Hair

Your haircare regimen and your diet may help to naturally control hair loss and to promote regrowth. In some cases, hair loss may even be treated with the right product.

Historically, Jamaican Black Castor Oil has been used for centuries to help stimulate hair follicles for regrowth. This oil can be used on all hair types and textures, including, natural, permed and Caucasian hair.

Jamaican Black Castor Oil is also known to soothe the scalp tenderness often experienced by individuals with Alopecia.

 

Types of Hair Loss

hair loss in menThe following are the different types and/or causes of hair loss. Please note that hair loss is often referred to as Alopecia.


Illness

Some of the illnesses that may contribute to hair loss include: Lupus, Diabetes, Scleroderma, Polycystic Ovarian Disease, and Thyroid Disorders. Depression, Stress, and Anemia may also cause hair loss.

Improper Chemical Treatments

Hair loss caused by the improper or excessive use of dyes, tints, bleaches, straighteners, and permanent waves.

Alopecia Totalis

This is loss of all the scalp hair.

Alopecia Universalis

This is when an individual experiences loss of all the body hair, including eyebrows and eyelashes.

Androgenetic Alopecia

Androgenetic alopecia is said to be the most common cause of hair loss. Individuals normally have a genetic predisposition to this condition. It is most common in men (male pattern baldness); however women with this trait develop thinning hair, but do not become completely bald. Hereditary hair loss can start in one's teens, twenties, or thirties.

Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune condition, where the body's immune system attacks the hair follicles; mistaking them for foreign tissue. It is characterized by totally smooth, round patches about the size of a coin or larger. Alopecia areata affects children or adults of any age in generally excellent health. It can result in complete loss of scalp and body hair; however, in most cases the hair regrows.

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