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About jwbluedevil

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Hair Loss Overview

  • Describe Your Hair Loss Pattern
    Receding Hairline (Genetic Baldness)
  • How long have you been losing your hair?
    In the last year
  • What Best Describes Your Goals?
    Maintain Existing Hair

Hair Loss Treatments

  • Have you ever had a hair transplant?
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  1. It may seem like everything is linked to hair loss at some point, like stress, genetics, and even caffeine, to the point that this link list seems like it's flat-out just plain endless. But, unfortunately we'll have to add on to this list of hair loss links due to the fact that experts across the world have found a considerable link to hair loss with.....oral health! We're very lucky to have partnered up with the very reputable James Karpac Orthodontics to help us when it comes to better understanding some of the findings that have been associated with medical studies across the globe. For more information about Dr. Karpac and his practice go to the following link: https://jameskarpacortho.com/ Yep, we all must take our teeth, gums and overall oral health significantly into consideration when it comes to any type of prevention towards balding, as well as our progress when utilizing any type of supplement to support with re-growth. Many of the researchers throughout the globe have found considerable links between baldness and tooth infections, as well as other dental issues. When someone is experiencing a tooth infection there is almost scientifically-proven a connection to the overall rapid loss of hair, and even when someone displays poor oral health habits it can have a significant impact. Tooth infections are of course terrible for your entire body’s health, and avoiding them through daily flossing and brushing can help tremendously, but it requires persistence and reliable habits. Hair loss also is a good indication that someone is experiencing oral health, so if you are balding rapidly then you may want to take a closer look at that smile that’ll always remain the relative same. This has a lot to do with our cellular makeup as human beings, and in particular keratin protein supply. Keratin is what our hair is made up of, so when someone is protein deficient within Keratin it can be result in thinner hair, or balding. When it comes down to it, everyone needs to floss at least once per day, but taking care of your teeth goes much further than just brushing and flossing. You should also always utilize a tongue scraper in order to fully eliminate the buildup of plaque that settle on our tongues even after brushing. You also must always keep mouthwash on you, including in your car and when you’re on vacation. Keeping your oral hygiene habits up will help you improve your smile, which is of course the most important part of your overall appearance. These days treatments like scalp micro-pigmentation and other supplements have made going bald a lot harder to fully accomplish, but keeping track of your oral health habits is also a lifelong factor that contributes to baldness that we should all be aware of as we continue to fight back and regain the hair we deserve! If you have any other concerns or questions about how oral health and hair loss are connected, reach out to the link to Dr. Karpac’s site at the top of the article and have an oral health professional let you in on some of the important tips that can help assist you in preventing baldness, and ensuring that your bald treatments are as effective as they possible can be!
  2. Hair loss is always so much more than a few strands you find in your shower drain, and it’s a part of aging for so many men that can alter self-confidence. I’m at a pretty young age to start losing my hair, but the truth of the matter is that my father is my future in terms of my receding hairline. As a young millennial man that’s a scary thought, especially considering the ever-growing desire for perfection that so many young women grow up believing is a necessity for a boyfriend or even a husband. Now, don’t get me wrong, I could care less about the hordes of petty women out there, and that’s kind of a unanimous opinion for all balding or bald men, but that still doesn’t mean that you can’t take an alternative path to rediscover your hair growth. The point is that if you are interested in going through the arduous procedures of laser therapy for hair growth, or even formulas like Rogaine, then first and foremost this is an endeavor you need to do for YOU and no one else. There are so many ways for men, and women, to re-grow their hair on the scalp, but a lot of times these more conventional methods take a lot of time to show any kind of results, and it requires a lot of upkeep and maintenance to maintain those results. In today’s digital world where instant gratification seems to be the norm a new healthy and efficient hair loss remedy has emerged, laser treatment. Laser therapy for hair growth has become more and more popular in recent years and it helps fix just about an kind of hair fall so it doesn’t necessarily matter what the cause of your hair loss is when it comes to a procedure like this. The procedure technically entails non-surgical therapeutic lasers that help to irradiate the areas around the patient’s head where there is no hair, and it’s important to not that these are cold lasers so you aren’t going to experience heat on your scalp at all. What’s so amazing about this procedure is that the laser itself will be absorbed by hair cells underneath the patient’s scalp, which then will trigger hair growth through increasing the amount of microcirculation and overall blood flow to the struggling hair follicles. Of course, there are several pros and cons that come with this type of procedure, and this is what we’re going to dive into deeper right now! Pros At home use There’s no doubt about it that people’s daily lives are getting more jammed with responsibilities than ever before, and so that’s why more and more people are choosing to do their hair treatments in the privacy of their home on their own time. There are certain devices like the Theradome LH80 PRO that can offer really incredible results in terms of laser hair growth treatment. This device is a helmet that you can wear around your home and do whatever you want, but it will work efficiently in terms of regenerating your lost hair follicles. So you can do whatever you want at home while working on your hair treatment! Efficient Sessions For the most part each laser hair treatment session will last around 30 minutes when you go to a clinic, and this could even be less time depending on how much surface area of your head you are treating. These types of treatments typically should happen about two to three times a week, or less, and you’ll stop needing these maintenance treatments after a certain amount of time. So what’s great is that it in the long run takes much less time and investment than supplements and shampoos that you pretty much constantly have to keep up with. Painless and permanent When you utilize this therapy and certain products like iGrow, you have a really good potential of getting permanent results, and the entire procedure is painless and does the trick in terms or getting hair on pesky areas of your scalp. These two benefits is why this type of laser hair treatment is often more popular than hair transplants. Budget Friendly Laser hair growth can be relatively inexpensive, especially when the patient does the treatment from home, so the cost advantages of this kind of treatment is actually really great, especially considering the potential for permanent results! Cons Specific hair type benefits It’s true that laser hair growth is a proven method in terms of regenerating the health, quantity and overall thickness of hair on a balding head, but it’s also true that it’s been proven to be more effective for traditional hair loss patterns. This is commonly known as androgenetic alopecia, and this is because of the nature of the laser lights to rejuvenate and energize struggling hair follicles to stimulate healthier growth. If laser hair therapy generally isn’t working for you then you may want to delve into the overall causes of your hair loss, because this could be a big factor in determining why your results are being impacted. Skin color dependence Laser therapy is known to work much better for those with fair skin as opposed to darker skin tones. A lot of times the hair follicles compete too much for the laser’s attention for people with darker skin. Skin Problems Sometimes laser therapy can actually be the cause of certain skin problems, and that’s why it’s really important to make educated decisions in terms where you end up getting this kind of treatment. You are going to want to make sure you are receiving laser hair treatment from someone who is licensed and certified for this kind of procedure. For more information about this kind of hair treatment check out https://www.lilianalaser.ca/ where you can ask any questions you may have about the procedure and get expert advice from some of the best laser technicians in North America!
  3. I’m pretty young and have already started seeing some problems with my hairline receding, and so I figured it was never too early to start taking care of my hair and my body so that I can keep my hair for as long as possible. I’m not quite ready to get involved with any serious hair chemicals like Rogaine, and honestly I’m not too interested in that either when I see there are more naturopathic treatments available that can do just as good, at least where I’m at right now. Having healthy hair and skin is generally based off of your overall diet, as well as other factors, but eating greens and fruits on a regular basis does wonders in terms of maintaining and rejuvenating the strength of your scalp, which then can lead to stronger, thicker hair. Of course it’s not always in the cards for everyone to take the time to get a healthy few servings of fruits and vegetables every single day because it simply takes too long and we’re all so busy with our jobs and such, but that’s why I’ve turned to a faster alternative of smoothies by using my blender and vegetable juicer to cut down on the time it takes for me to get the healthy nutrients my scalp needs. So what I’ve done here in this article is compile five of my favorite smoothies that are known to help out balding guys and really anyone who is looking to strengthen their hair, so enjoy and feel free to try these out on your own! Sweet Potato Smoothie This may seem a little strange, but sweet potato smoothies actually taste fantastic, and they are AMAZING for hair growth because they have so much vitamin A. Even just eating sweet potatoes in your regular diet can make a major difference in terms of your hair growth and skin tone, but that vitamin A will do wonders for your scalp strength. Ingredients: 1 small sweet potato (cooked) 1 medium sized banana 2 cups of almond milk Kale, Lemon and Apple Smoothie This smoothie seems a little bit more traditional in terms of the apple sweetness, but that kale is going to give you the perfect amount of leafy greens you need on a regular basis, and it will go down really smoothly too. The lemons also are really beneficial in terms of eliminating any toxins within your hair, and the apple has a tremendous amount of fiber, which also helps too. Apples also have a heavy dosage of vitamin A and E and in general are great for helping your hair and skin shine. Ingredients: 2 cups of kale (stalks removed) ½ of lemon (rind removed) 1 medium sized apple ½ cup of liquid base of your choice (milk or juice would work well) Berry Blend Smoothie Berries of all types are great for hair growth because they are rich in antioxidants, and of course they taste amazing in smoothies! What’s so great about the antioxidants in berries is that they promote cell regeneration, which then can lead to the regeneration of hair follicles. When you’re utilizing antioxidants and regenerating hair follicles you’ll put yourself in a place for success in terms of hair health. Ingredients 1 cup of mixed berries 1 1/2 cup of water 1 tbsp of Chia seeds Spinach Almond Blast Smoothie This is an all-time classic smoothie that helps hair growth that I drink all the time, and it’s effective and tasty too. The peanut butter gives a good chocolate type of flavor that blends in well with the subsequent nutrients. Vitamin A and C are in abundance in this smoothie, which helps with scalp circulation and overall follicle development. This is a great smoothie for absorbing iron too! Ingredients: 1 ½ cup of almond milk (vanilla or plain) 1 banana 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (natural) 3-4 kale leaves Handful of spinach Cucumber, Apple and Honey Smoothie The silicone and sulfur in this smoothie are great ingredients that help with hair growth, and the honey is awesome for elasticity and moisture retention. Ingredients: 1 cup of spinach ½ of medium cucumber 1 tablespoon of honey 1 medium sized apple So enjoy these smoothies and feel free to reach out to me with an questions you may have!
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