Why does hair turn gray?

Many people insist that men over the age of 40 with grayed temples are the most charming. But what about these men who tend to have grey hair at younger ages, even long before they turn 30? In most cases, white people are beginning to show gray hairs around the mid 30s, Asians just before…

What are the hair loss causes?

Several  factors affecting both genders contribute to hair loss: scalp bacteria, stress, poor nutrition, hormonal imbalances, and genetic baldness are at the top of the list. The Hair Loss Causes In many cases, hair loss may be caused by a combination of these factors but genetic pattern baldness is by far the most dominant factor, accounting for nearly…

Facts about Hair Loss

The production of hair is not continuous but cyclic. The growth phase (Anagen) is succeeded through a transitional phase of regression (Catagen), by the rest phase (Telogen), and the cycle is preserved.During the relatively long Anagen phase (lasts for 1,000 days, i.e. 2-5 years), the matrix cells divide, become keratinized and hair is produced. The Catagen phase…

What is my norwood class?

The need of classifying the progression of hair loss and alopecia is not only obvious, but also decisive for the communication between specialists. Most importantly, depending on the stage of alopecia that Norwood-Hamilton Scale of Male Pattern Baldness 23 The Anatomy of Hair Follicle the patient is in, classification systems serve as a foundation, enabling…

What is the life cycle of hair?

The production of hair is not continuous but cyclic. The growth phase (Anagen) is succeeded through a transitional phase of regression (Catagen), by the rest phase (Telogen), and the cycle is preserved. During the relatively long Anagen phase (lasts for 1,000 days, i.e. 2- 5 years), the matrix cells divide, become keratinized and hair is…