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Control balding and hair thinning using natural combination of saw palmetto and zinc

I am having hair fall from past 6 months and hair is getting thinner from front. Please suggest some homemade herbal solution.
(24 Jul 2009)

When people suffer from hair fall especially from the front, then it is a clear case of androgenic alopecia. This generally affects men but there are a few scattered cases in which women might also fall prey to this disorder. The problem with this disorder is that there is no cure that can totally stop it. There are only temporary treatments for the same, which have to be continuous in order to control the disorder. Make a few changes to your regular hair care routine so that these treatments are included and it will be easier to keep your problem under control. This condition is commonly known as male pattern baldness. The hair fall generally starts at the temples and continuous towards the crown of the head. This condition can progress into complete baldness if not taken care of at the right time.

The primary reason for this disorder is the excess release of the hormone dihydrotestosterone or DHT. The receptors that are present on the scalp of the head are the primary areas that get affected by this hormone and as a result, the hair gets thinner and thinner until it finally disappears. Most of the baldness treatments, which are available in the market, thus, help to block the secretion of this hormone. One of the most common known treatments for this condition is Finasteride. Another treatment that is commonly used is Minoxidil. Finasteride as a treatment basically acts as a DHT inhibitors. However, there are many side effects that are noticed by the application of these treatments. For instance, the intake of Finasteride can results in erectile dysfunction. Other than this, the side effects of Minoxidil are dizziness, irritation on the skin and an increased rate of palpitation. As a result, the usage of natural homemade remedies is picking up as many people wish to avid these side effects.

The best treatment for inhibiting hair loss due to androgenic alopecia is the usage of saw palmetto that is included in most homemade remedies. There are a number of advantages of using this. This is a natural product and therefore does not contain the harsh chemicals present in other allopathic remedies. Apart from this, the huge difference in price is a deciding factor since this is a continuous treatment and has to be taken for life. Another natural ingredient that is really helpful is zinc. Thus, a natural combination of saw palmetto and zinc is what may be needed to control this type of balding.

answered by G B on 24 Jul 2009, 6:58:53


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