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What Causes Hair Loss in Adults

05 May, 2023 | Return|

It's not unusual to notice a change in your hairline, volume, or strength - perhaps it's not as thick as it used to be, or it's starting to fall out more easily. This can be a distressing experience, causing anxiety and a dip in self-confidence.

However, there's no need to worry - hair loss is a common issue, and there are effective, painless ways to restore your hair without undergoing a hair transplant.

What Does Hair Loss Look Like?

Hair loss can manifest in several ways, including:

  • Thinning hair
  • Circular or patchy bald spots
  • Excessive hair loss after brushing or washing
  • Receding hairline or hair part

What are the Most Common Causes of Hair Loss?

The root cause of hair loss differs from person to person, but the most common causes include:

  • Androgenetic Alopecia
  • Age and heredity
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Cancer treatment
  • Childbirth
  • Certain illnesses
  • Stress
  • Harmful hair care practices
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Certain medications
  • Scalp psoriasis
  • Excessive hair pulling
  • Scarring alopecia
  • STDs like syphilis
  • Thyroid disease
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Friction
  • Poisons and toxins
  • Weight loss
  • Poor nutrition

Who Suffers from Hair Loss?

While hair loss can occur in men and women, men are more genetically predisposed to it. The typical age range for hair loss varies, but it can often begin in your late 30s to early 40s.

How Do Hormones Influence Hair Loss?

Hormones can play a significant role in hair loss, particularly androgens like dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which can cause hair follicles to shrink or stop producing hair altogether. Hormonal imbalances caused by conditions like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can also lead to hair loss.

What Can Restore Hair Naturally?

Dr. Mary at Integrative Medicine of Idaho offers a proven approach to hair restoration through the Alma TED™ ultrasonic system and serum. The gentle waves invigorate the afflicted area's scalp, follicles, and blood vessels to restore the hair to a more natural appearance.

The Alma TED™ is painless, leaves no scars or scalp trauma, and is highly effective. Patients will come for three 20-minute appointments and begin seeing results in about a month. Many patients rejoice at how relaxing these quick treatments can be, compared to the hours-long procedures that are standard with a hair transplant.

What Can Restore Hair Naturally?

Dr. Mary's Approach to Hair Restoration

If you're struggling with hair loss, consider Alma TED ultrasound hair restoration for a painless, non-invasive solution. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and learn more about how we can help you achieve your hair restoration goals!

Integrative Medicine of Idaho offers so much more! One of the major benefits of choosing an integrative doctor like Dr. Mary for hair restoration is that patients have the option to maximize their results by investigating other issues in the body that might be causing hair loss. For example, hormone imbalances or nutrient deficiencies can contribute to hair loss. By addressing these underlying issues, patients can achieve peak wellness and see better results from their hair restoration treatment.

Don't wait any longer to regain confidence and feel good about your appearance!