HAIR LOSS EXPLAINED
Hair Loss in Men & Women
In today’s world, hair is increasingly identified with youth, vitality, even virility.
For a man or woman to lose their hair prematurely it can be emotionally devastating, But it doesn’t have to be so bad, life can be a whole lot easier if you have a solution to a problem.
At Ailesbury Hair Clinic, we are renowned for our technique and hair growth results. Read our testimonials, look at our before and after pictures, follow our blog for real life experiences for our clients for information about our hair loss treatments.
The Hair Cycle
To understand the life cycle of a hair follicle, we have to understand the three different phases of the natural growth cycle.
The cycle starts with the “Anagen” or “Growing” phase, at this phase a new baby hair emerges from the follicle and pushes the old hair out. The follicle is pushing nutrients to the new hair and this enables the hair to grow healthy and strong.
The “Anagen” phase can last between 3-5 years, as we get older this phase gets shorter and the hair maybe become thinner after each cycle.
After the Anagen phase the hair enters the transitional stage which is called “Catagen” phase which lasts almost 10 days. During this phase, the hair detaches from the follicle and the next phase begins.
After Catagen phase, the hair has been detached from the follicle, it enters the “Telogen” phase or “Resting” phase. This phase lasts around 3 months and the existing hair while not being attached to the follicle and not receiving nutrients, falls out. A new baby hair emerges pushing the dead old hair and the cycle starts again.
85% of your hairs are in the Anagen phase, 15% of your hair are in the Telogen phase, that is why losing 50-100 hairs per day is totally normal. If you notice shedding more than 100 hairs per day, it could be due to a number of factors such as:
Ailesbury’s Expert Team of Consultants
We have the very best medical team available to give you the best hair growth results. But remember, our AHI Technique leaves no linear scars and no pain. We consult with all of our patients before any work commences so that our hair restoration experts will help find a suitable solution for your problem.
Remember: As long as you have some stable hair on the back and sides of the scalp, you are eligible for Hair Replacement AHI.
If you are considering hair loss treatment, simply get in touch today. We can provide information and prices.
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