Hair loss, is also known as baldness or alopecia. It has been proven to reduce a person’s self esteem and overall confidence. Hair loss effects both men and women, although it is more common in men. Causes of hair loss are mainly genetic but can also include stress and poor diet. Managing stress is important as when the body is affected by stress, it allocates nutirents to other parts of the anantomy it deems more important than the reproduction of hair follicles. Nutritional deficiencies in Iron, Zinc, Fatty Acid’s, Protein, Vitamins A, B3, E & D and Selenium can contribute to hair growth deficiencies. The main cause for hair loss is hereditary.
Treatment for hair loss using Plasma Rich Growth Factors PRGF help by stimulating the follicles in the anagen phase – the growth phase of the cycle. Hair follicles in the growth phase remain for 2-6 years. The longer it remains there, the longer it grows.
Growth factors in PRGF promote hair regrowth by binding to receptors in the hair follicle and associated tissues. The growth factors obtained naturally from your own blood are 2.5 times higher and their application reactivates and boosts the repair function in the cells. The growth factors stimulate the proliferation of stem cells, increasing the number of follicles in the growth phase whilst simultaneously reducing the number of follicles in the shedding stage (telogen phase).
After the treatment, the hair is more dense, thicker, and of a better quality, but it is the increased number of follicles that promotes hair regrowth in affected areas. The treatment is more effective for men in the initial phase of hair loss, and for women in all of the phases.
For optimal results, 3 PRGF Treatments are necessary in 3-week intervals.