Five most effective hair-loss treatments for your scalp | Vancouver's premier hair-loss center
Are you experiencing hair-loss in vancouver?
Are you experiencing hair loss and want to know which treatments for your scalp actually work?
We first suggest you do a consultation and analysis with a hair specialist at Monarch MD to determine the cause of your hair loss but here are 5 topical treatments that may work for you!
Below we address 5 non-invasive scalp treatments that can help regrow your hair!
Rosemary oil has great anti-inflammatory properties in its essential oil form and is great to improve circulation and as an antioxidant. How exactly does rosemary oil improve hair growth?
- Vasodilation – Rosemary oil causes the blood vessels of the scalp to open up and hence improve blood supply to the hair follicles.
- Promotes Hair Growth – Rosemary oil stimulates hair growth comparable to that of minoxidil.
- Improves scalp health – Reduces dryness and flaking of the scalp.
It is key to use rosemary oil consistently and regularly to gain maximal benefits. 3-4 times per week initially, and allowing the rosemary oil to sit on the scalp for 2-3 hours has been shown to gain the best results.
Viviscal Professional Shampoo and Conditioner
Viviscal professional is a hair care line only licensed to be sold by clinics as they are professional strength products. Why Choose Viviscal Professional Thin to Thick Shampoo and Conditioner? Cleanses the scalp and hair to promote the appearance of healthy looking hair growth. Promotes thicker looking hair with Ana:Tel™, a proprietary complex containing clinically tested ingredients derived from natural sources, such as pea sprouts and grape seeds. Nourishes with Biotin, Collagen & Keratin. Free from Sulfates, Parabens & Artificial Colors. Suitable for everyday use and all hair types including dry, damaged, color treated, fine and thin hair. Botanical fragrance leaves hair infused with a refreshing scent that lasts How do I use these products? Apply shampoo to wet hair and massage into hair and scalp. Rinse thoroughly. Lather, rinse, repeat if necessary. Follow with Viviscal Professional Thin to Thick Conditioner and Thin to Thick Elixir for the best volumizing results
Minoxidil is the most commonly used scalp topical medication for people suffering with hair thinning and hair loss. It is backed by numerous studies that have shown that minoxidil is effective in regrowing hair.
Minoxidil acts through dilation of the blood vessels that supply the hair follicles and hence increases the amount of nutrients coming to the follicles. This results in hair growth.
A common misconception is that when you stop using minoxidil, all your hair will fall out. However, if you remove Minoxidil the blood vessels will no longer dilate and hence less blood supply will come to the hair. The progress of the hair will revert to what it was previously.
Finasteride is more commonly known for its oral preparation (Propecia) used in treatment for hair loss, however the topical preparation has gained a lot of traction recently due to its effectiveness with a lot less chance of having side effects. Finasteride blocks the formation of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), the main cause of androgenic alopecia (male or female pattern hair loss). This greatly reduces the inflammation of the hair follicles and helps the hair to regrow effectively. The chance of side effects with topical finasteride are 0.1%, whereas that of the oral form are 1-2%. Overall finasteride is a very effective method for managing male and female pattern hair loss, treating the root cause of the condition.
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Theradome Red Light Laser Therapy
Theradome is an FDA approved works through using red light therapy to target the stem cells present in the hair follicles allowing
- Delivers laser light to the optimal depth (3-5mm) for the hair follicles, causing stimulation of the mitochondria.
- Uses a cold laser.
- Delivers laser light at the optimal 680 nm through 80 lasers which is ideal for clinical strength hair growth.
- Theradome delivers the maximal energy with minimal 20 minutes treatment time.
Theradome is an excellent option for continuing your hair growth at home with minimal treatment time, no side effects