In most cases, this is not the case. The rate of hair loss is an individual characteristic of each person and is not constant during our lifetime. There may be periods of stability and periods of intense hair loss.
The fact is that the earlier hair loss starts, the faster it progresses. So a person who already has hair loss at 18 is almost certainly going to be bald at about 25, if they don’t do something. After 40, the rate of progression usually slows down, but there are no rules in this respect.

From clinical studies it is known that, in order for a small thinning in an area of the scalp to become visible, 50% of the hair in the area must already be lost. Of course, other important factors also play an important role, such as the thickness, length and texture of the hair, skin color, etc.

At the age of twenty, we have the largest number of hairs on our head for our entire life, whether we have a hair loss problem or not. So it is not possible to get them back.
With conservative treatment for hair loss, we aim to keep hair that has a problem, so less hair, and, with hair transplantation, we transfer healthy hair roots from other areas.
We cannot, at least for the moment, create hair follicles from scratch.

Absolutely. The medication for hair loss always aims to maintain hair that is present, and certainly not at the stage where it has become downy, as by then, the issue is over and irreversible.
Proper treatment involves a combination of treatments and medications under the constant supervision of the specialist, who will modify and individualize the treatment according to the result.

It has been scientifically proven that, in the case of male pattern baldness, only the hair follicles on the front and upper part of the scalp are sensitive to the damaging effect of male hormones (for those people who have the hereditary predisposition).
You may have noticed that even in advanced stages of hair loss, there is a zone of hair that remains healthy (zone of stable hair).
It is exactly these hairs that we exploit and transfer in hair transplantation, for this very reason they never fall out and are permanent, as they follow these characteristics in the area where we place them.

Yes, regarding the usual male pattern baldness, but very rarely in the female pattern hair loss.
You should be aware that genetic predisposition is not a simple and straightforward matter. Although we get genetic information from both parents, we cannot draw firm conclusions about the evolution of hair loss simply by collecting information about the ancestors of the person concerned.
It takes a lot of experience and expertise of the doctor to come to safe conclusions about these important issues, which determine the treatment, whether it is medication or hair transplantation.

It is generally uncommon, accounting for less than 5% of cases.
Hormonal testing is required when there are other clinical indications, e.g. menstrual disorders, that suggest this. In these rare cases, endocrinological treatment is required, along with the treatment of hair loss, in order to have visible results.

Yes, if prolonged over a long period of time, continuous hair traction can lead to permanent traction alopecia.
It is very common, for example, in people who have dreadlocks, or in people who constantly remove hair from their eyebrows.

No. In the worst case scenario, these products damage the hair itself, never the root.
However, caution is needed when applying them in cases of hair loss treatment, as they often coat the skin and do not allow the therapeutic substances to penetrate.

Hair transplantation is the permanent and definitive solution, but only for people who are indicated for it. For example, for people who have male or female pattern baldness and have formed a gap or have a significant thinning.
Analyzing the issue with the expert and looking for your real needs will lead to finding the solution specifically for you. Moreover, it should be clarified that hair transplantation may not stop hair loss, which is a process that evolves over time, but it is the most common method to treat hair loss, since it offers a perfect aesthetic result.

Menstruation (period) usually acts as a protective factor for a woman’s hair. The estrogens (female hormones) that circulate while a woman is menstruating cover the damaging effect of the androgens that she also possesses. During menopause, estrogen levels decrease and hair is exposed to androgens, resulting in the onset of male pattern baldness in those women who are hereditarily predisposed.

Not necessarily, since it can simply be the normal renewal of hair. During washing, hairs from the whole body, which are in their telogen phase, fall out. So, they were going to fall anyway. The same applies to the hairstyle. However, the possibility of it being a sign of pathological hair loss cannot be excluded.

The chemicals used in various hair dyes, as well as the heat from the hair dryer, can burn and damage the hair.
But this alone is not enough to cause hair loss. The characteristics of a hair and whether or not it will fall out are determined by the hair follicle and not by the hair itself.

Although very often hair greasiness coexists with hair loss, it is not a cause of hair loss.
Although greasy hair is usually caused by the same factor as hair loss (male hormones causing overactive sebaceous glands), the two conditions are separate and their treatments are different. Therefore, treating greasiness does not solve the problem of hair loss.

This is a myth that is of course not true since the blood supply to the scalp skin is always rich and depends on the number of hairs it is called to nourish.
However, it is a fact that certain stressful situations, such as enlisting in the army, can trigger the hair loss process. So, we see very often young people who have much less hair at the end of their military service. Of course, it’s not the helmet or the jockey to blame, but the stress.

Exhaustive diets and express diets without medical supervision, cause large and sudden deficiencies for the body in vital components necessary for hair growth, such as vitamins, minerals, etc.
The hair is the fastest growing organ in the body and has a huge need for these elements.
The natural consequence is therefore the rapid transition from the anagen phase to the telogen phase, and a lot of hair loss. Sometimes, this process is the trigger for the appearance of another form of hair loss that was previously present and requires careful diagnosis and treatment.

Absolutely NOT. The living part of the hair, the hair follicle, that determines growth, is located under the skin and receives all the necessary nutrients through blood circulation.
The hair grows from the inside out. The hair itself contains no living components. Cutting the hair does not interfere with the hair growth cycle. Many people are driven to shave for aesthetic reasons, as to not show the difference between thinning and existing hair, and for no other reason.

Acne in adolescence, greasy hair and hair loss are common manifestations of male hormones in the body.
Usually when all three coexist, it is an indication of expected hair loss. However, a separate treatment is required for each situation. So, solving one problem does not mean that we treat the other.

It is a very common phenomenon, which usually has no long-term effects.
Of course, a correct diagnosis is required, as the stress of the tests may reveal another problem in the hair that may not have been apparent until then.

Yes, but prolonged and severe anaemia is required in order for it to be associated with hair loss.
Although it is a common phenomenon in malnourished countries, it does not occur in Western societies.
Solving the problem of anaemia does not treat hair loss. However, it is a prerequisite for the treatment of hair loss.

Of course not. Male pattern baldness requires male hormones at normal levels and a hereditary predisposition

Cases of pathological hair loss, which is a manifestation of an organic problem, are particularly rare.

It is a fact that various “cures” appear from time to time, usually promising miracles. The target in almost all cases is the consumers’ pockets. Only medically accepted, documented and tested methods, applied by specialists, can have an effect.