Hair follicle is one of the most complex and smallest organs of the human body. Growth (anagen), regression
It is the only one that shows life-long cycles consisting of (catagen) and resting (telogen) periods.
is the organ.
Causes of hair loss
Many hormonal (thyroid and sex hormones) or nutritional factors in hair loss, drug use,
exposure to chemicals, systemic and local skin diseases, and psychological stress.
are held. For this reason, a complete questioning of the patient with hair loss, drug use,
researching the disease and weight loss in a month-1 year, learning about hair-related procedures, family
Taking your history is very important.
We support our diagnosis with physical examination after the history. Is hair loss local or diffuse (widespread), hairy
Is the skin normal, is there a deterioration in the hair structure, how many hairs are palpable in the hair pull test?
an inspection is made.

Diet and hair loss

A very strict diet may cause diffuse hair loss after an average of 1-6 months. hair loss with diet
The relationship between the two is not fully known. Insufficient protein intake causes hair loss.
shown. Hair loss is reversible after cessation of the diet. Zinc malabsorption or
Subsequent zinc deficiency can cause severe hair loss. Insufficient dietary zinc intake
Time alone does not cause diffuse (general) hair loss. Therefore, asymptomatic zinc deficiency
Correction does not reduce hair loss. Hair loss is observed in biotin deficiency.
After a week, a decrease in hair loss is detected, and after 2 months, it stops completely.

Anemia (Iron deficiency)

With or without anemia, iron deficiency is associated with diffuse alopecia in 72% of women.
For optimal hair growth, ferritin levels should be above 40 micrograms/liter in studies.
required. Following the decrease in serum iron levels, hair loss is not yet seen before anemia occurs.
loss has been shown.

postpartum hair loss

One of the well-defined forms of hair loss is postpartum alopecia. 3-9 of pregnancy
There is an increase in the rate of hair in the growth (anagen) phase during the
It has been shown that anagen (growth) hair decreases and telogen (resting) hair increases. especially birth
After the 6th week, the rate of telogen hair reaches the highest level. Therefore, birth
Postoperative hair loss usually starts between 1 month and 4 months and lasts less than six months. In most patients
If there is no accompanying androgenetic alopecia (familial hair loss), hair loss is mostly
returns to normal.

Androgenetic alopecia (hereditary hair loss = baldness)

Androgenetic alopecia in terms of time of onset, incidence and development of alopecia.
differs in men. In men, first the front hairline gradually recedes and finally the ‘M’
an openness emerges. Then this is followed by dilution in the peak region. 15% of men’

These two areas converge and eventually a small amount of hair surrounding the scalp only.
remains. The genetic hair loss pattern in women is slightly different than in men. hairline
hair is preserved, general hair loss occurs in the midline of the scalp, complete baldness does not develop in the crown area. both sexes
It can also occur at any time after the onset of puberty (adolescence). Usually start 20-40
between the ages. It is clinically noticed at the age of 17 years in men and 25-30 years in women. of men
many are not aware of increased hair loss, they just see that their hair is gradually disappearing.
In women, there is thinning of the scalp, front hairline and hair on the sides.
For women, it is important that the mother has hair loss rather than the father being bald. hair in men
The risk of androgenetic alopecia increases as the number of family members experiencing baldness increases.

Treatment methods

In patients with general hair loss, hair loss can be stopped when the cause is eliminated. well
If there is a hormonal cause or anemia, these problems should be corrected with medical treatments. In addition
We start with food supplements that contain supportive proteins and vitamins for hair.

It also helps to stop hair loss, strengthen thinning hair and protect existing hair.
We apply mesotherapy. Medicines and vitamins that will strengthen the hair follicle with the mesotherapy method,
We give it to the root of the hair at regular intervals (15 days-1 month) through a fine-tipped needle. PRP with the same method
(We turn the blood we take from the patient into a serum rich in platelets) treatment is also applied to the hair follicles.
can be applied. Continue with maintenance (protective) treatment at intervals of 1-3 months after at least 5 sessions of application.
we do.
In androgenetic alopecia, the main goal in the treatment of patients in the early stages is more hair.
to prevent loss and to reverse thinning. Oral or topical drug treatments
It should be used continuously and at least 1 year is required to see the effectiveness. hair again
mesotherapy should be applied.

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