Treatment Options for Hair Loss in Men

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Oct 25, 2011
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Treatment options for hair loss in men

Treatment for hair loss basically depends on its cause and severity. Minor hair fall can be tackled with home remedies but the people with severe hair loss may need medication or hair transplantation.


Home Remedies for Hair Loss in Men


  • One of the effective home remedies for hair loss is vigorous rubbing of scalp (with finger). After washing scalp with cold water rub the scalp till it starts to tingle heat. It will activate the sebaceous glands and improve blood circulation of the affected area. Make sure that you don’t become harsh while dealing with your hair
  • Prepare amla oil by boiling a piece of amla in coconut oil. This is an effective hair tonic that stimulates hair growth.
  • Mix equal quantity of amla and lemon juice. Use this as a shampoo stimulates hair growth and prevent hair loss.
  • Onion is beneficial for men with patchy hair fall. The affected area must be rubbed with onion followed by honey.
  • Mix lettuce and spinach juice and drink (half liter) it on daily basis. This helps to prevent hair loss.
  • Another effective home remedy for hair loss in men is application of coconut milk on scalp. It nourishes hair and promotes hair growth.
  • Mix 60 gram of henna in 250 ml of mustered oil and bring to boil. Filter this oil and store, regularly massage your scalp with this oil.


Medications for Hail Loss in Men

Minoxidil, Propecia and Avodart are some of the medications for treatment of hair loss in men.


  • Minoxidil is a topical over-the-counter medicine. It is available as 2% solution, 4% solution and 5% solution and works best on the crown area. It helps to prevent further hair fall while aiding hair growth. Success of treatment by minoxidil depends on its application. Be cautious while applying minoxidil as its application on face and neck can lead to unwanted hair growth as well.
  • Propecia is FDA approved androgenic hair loss medicine for men. Propecia thickens hair by improving hair growth.
  • Avodart (Dutasteride) helps to treat hair loss by blocking production of natural substance in hair follicles.


Hair Transplantation

Hair transplantation is a surgical technique that involves moving hair follicles from one part to another. However, it is very important to get a good surgeon.



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