Baldness is the New Trend or Emerging Health Issue? How Does it Affect us?

Abstract

Hairs are one of the most important things which reflect one’s personality and enhance the appearance of an individual. Hairs are an essential aspect of personality as should be well taken care of. But due to certain circumstances, hairs began to become weak and fall off from their roots. If proper care of hairs is not done, hair fall tends to be severe and cause Baldness in an individual. There are various aspects of baldness either it is a new trend or emerging health issue in today’s lifestyle. In this article, we will study about baldness and its various aspects.

Baldness

Introduction

Baldness or Alopecia is a common condition in which excess levels of androgens or male hormones inhibit the growth of hairs on the scalp. In most cases, hair falls can be seen in little patches around the size of a quarter. For many persons, hair loss is not more than a few patches of hair loss but it may be severe in some cases. Baldness happens in mostly the age group of 20 to 30.

Causes of Baldness

The cause involved in baldness is attacking of white blood cells to the hair follicles, making them shrink and reducing production of hairs. The exact cause is not known which causes the white blood cells to target hair follicles.

Scientists are still not sure why these changes occur, it seems some genetic factors are involved in causing baldness to a person who has a parent or family member suffering with baldness.

Baldness may be also the result of a personal or family history of some other autoimmune disorders like atropy, a condition characterized by tendency to be vitiligo, thyroiditis and hyper allergic. Excess stress is also involved in the occurrence of baldness. It triggers baldness to a great extent.

Symptoms of Baldness

The major symptom of baldness is patchy hair loss. Hairs begin to fall in coin-sized patches mainly from the area of the scalp. Hair fall may take place at any site of hair growth including eyelashes and beard.

The hair loss may be sudden that is developing in just a few days or within a few weeks. Person may feel burning or itching in the area just before the hair loss. Because the hair follicles are not damaged, hair can grow again if the inflammation in hair follicles subsides. People having a few patches of hair loss usually have a spontaneous or full regaining of hairs.

Baldness can also affect the toenails and fingernails and sometimes these are indications of developing baldness. There are several small changes which can occur to nails:

  • Appearing of white spots and lines
  • Appearing of pinpoint dents
  • Roughed nails
  • Lose of shine from nails
  • Splitting and thinning of nails

Is Baldness is Either Trend or Serious Health Issue?

Today’s generation is much conscious about their hairstyle. Everyone wants to look stylish among others. Due to this, usage of hair gels, hair creams and various hair products is increased to a great extent. These hair products are made up of synthetic chemicals, preservatives and other compounds which are not suitable for hair health. Long duration use of these products leads to hair fall and make the user bald. In desire of looking trendy, health issues of hair fall occur into people. Hair becomes weak and rough to handle, that is why people prefer going bald rather than looking ugly with their weaken hairs.

How Baldness Affects Us?

Going bald is good or bad? It is becoming a very complicated question. If baldness is a thing to be proud of, then why do men spend millions of dollars annually to combat their hairs? According to bald men, their shining dome makes them look dominant. But hair loss raised depression and anxiety also in most of the men. So, what’s the correct information? Is it good or bad to be bald? Let’s see.

In most of the bald men, the level of anxiety and depression is higher as they are conscious about their body appearance due to hair fall. Emotional impact of baldness tends to feel like looking ugly who can cause psychological breakdown and lower self confidence.

The pleasing news is that being bald means you have a high level of testosterone, which also proves your metabolism is higher than normal. But according to a study, there is an increased risk for cardiovascular diseases in bald men.

According to a research of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, bald men get more Vitamin D from the sun rays due to exposed scalp. This helps in decreasing the risk of Prostate cancer in bald men.

How to Treat Hair Fall

According to modern science, hair fall can be treated by using several medications such as minoxidil, phenylephrine, finasteride and several others. But these medications are not much effective in preventing hair fall as they can give adverse effects to the patient. There is no exact treatment of hair fall in modern science that is the reason around 50 % of the population is suffering from baldness.

But there is no need to worry; Planet Ayurveda brings marvelous Ayurvedic formulations to prevent your hairs from falling and making them strong. This formulation is named as a Hair Care Pack, which is 100 percent natural that is independent from any chemical, starch, additive, color, or any binder. Only best quality herbs are used in making this formulation. Take a brief look at this effective hair care pack.

Hair Care Pack by Planet Ayurveda

  1. Go Richh Protein Shampoo
  2. Radiant Skin Hair Nail Formula
  3. Hair Growth Formula
  4. Go Richh Hair Conditioner
  5. Go Richh Hair Oil

Hair Care Pack

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Product Description

1. Go Richh Protein Shampoo

Go Rich Protein shampoo by Planet Ayurveda is an effective hair cleanser made up of herbal ingredients and helpful in improving texture of hairs without ripping off moisture in excess amount. It also helps in getting rid from excess oil and reviving hair follicles from the scalp.

Dosage: Make your hair and scalp wet, apply appropriate amounts of shampoo. Massage in circular motion and rinse well.

2. Radiant Skin Hair Nail Formula

Planet Ayurveda’s Radiant skin hair nail formula is formulated with herbs like Chirayta (Swertia chirata ), Ghritkumari (Aloe vera ), Pittapapda ( Fumaria officinalis)and Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia). These capsules are very advantageous for hairs to provide health and make them stronger.

Dosage: 2 capsules, two times in a day with normal water, after meals.

3. Hair Growth Formula

Hair growth formula is made from extract of best quality herbs such as Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Amlaki (Emblica officinalis. ), Bhringraj (Eclipta prostrata), Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri), Ashwagandha (withania somnifera), Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra ). These herbs have been discussed for their beneficial properties in Ayurvedic literature. These capsules are supportive to give an attractive look to your hair and providing longevity to hairs.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice during the day with normal water, after meals.

4. Go Richh Hair Conditioner

Ingredients present in Go Richh hair conditioner are well known to smoothen out the frizz and strengthen the hairs. Using Go Richh Hair shampoo will show best results in maintaining good health of hairs.

Dosage: Apply this after shampooing your hairs gently along the length of hairs from base to tip. Leave it for two minutes and wash.

5. Go Richh Hair Oil

It is a unique formulation prepared by Planet Ayurveda by using a combination of several herbs and oils which are very beneficial for supporting healthy scalp and preventing hair fall. Herbs used in this product are Palash beej (Butea monosperma), Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Shikakai (Acacia concinna ), Mulethi (Glycyrrhiza glabra ), Anantmool ( Hemidesmus indicus), Jatamansi (Nardostachys jatamansi) and some other herbs . Several oils are also used in this which are Almond oil, Corn oil, Sunflower oil, Coconut oil, Malkangni oil, Flaxseed oil and Sesame oil. Both herbs and oils work in a synergistic manner to give you healthy hairs.

Dosage: Apply this oil during the night. You can do a gentle massage on the scalp for about 5 to 10 minutes with this oil.

Conclusion

There is no need to worry if you are suffering from baldness. Use above given Ayurvedic products that can restore the health of your hairs and make you look younger again. Ayurvedic medicines mainly show their action in a natural manner or without showing any side effect.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.