Hair Loss Treatment
There are many treatments available for hair loss in both men and women. Losing hair is normal but excessive loss be a sign of a medical or genetic condition.
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Hair Loss treatment
What is hair loss?
People typically lose 50 to 100 hairs a day. Hair loss occurs when new hairs don't grow to replace the old ones. Male and female pattern hair loss is called androgenic alopecia and is the most common form of hair loss in the world. It is a hereditary condition that usually appears gradually as bald spots in men and thinning hair on the crown of the scalp in women.
Can hair loss be treated?
Hair regrowth is possible and works best if started as early as possible. There are oral and topical medications that are used to stop the loss of hair and promote new hair growth. You may also be advised to change how you care for your hair.
According to the Alopecia UK, Androgenetic Alopeica, also known as 'Male (or Female) Pattern Hair Loss' affects approximately 50% of men aged over 50 in the UK.
According to ScienceDirect, among healthy women, approximately 6% to 38% experience some degree of frontal and/or frontal-parietal hair loss.
“Hair Loss can be a very devastating condition for both men and women. It can cause immense emotional stress and anxiety. There are many different types of hair loss, but the most common is Androgenetic Alopecia, or male/female pattern baldness. This type of hair loss is caused by a combination of genetic and hormonal factors!”
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Fill out a quick and simple online consultation form to find out what products you are eligible for.
Once you have completed your consultation and selected your treatment, you can securely checkout online.
You will then receive your order the next working day using our express next-day courier service, dispensed from one of our verified GhPC partner pharmacies in the UK.
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What causes hair loss?
Hair loss can be hereditary and slowly happen with age. It may also be a response to an internal change in the body caused by hormones or medication. Temporary hair loss has also been seen during pregnancy, childbirth and menopause. Stress or an illness has also been known to cause hair to thin.
How does hair loss in women show?
Hair loss in women can be seen in many ways on the scalp. It can be a gradual thinning of hair, patchy hair loss or a more sudden loss due to a hairstyle or procedure. Traction alopecia is the loss of hair due to excessive hairstyling or from a hairstyle that is pulling too tightly, these can include pigtails or cornrows.
How long does it take to receive my order?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel.
How is the medication packaged?
All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
Can I return my order?
For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
What are the types of hair loss?
Androgenic alopecia is male or female pattern hair loss that is caused by family genetics. Alopecia areata is a medical condition that causes patchy hair loss as a result of a change in the immune system. Hair loss may also be caused by a hair-pulling disorder called trichotillomania. If you are undergoing certain medical treatments, you may also experience hair loss.
Can you use a hair loss treatment at home?
There are many types of treatment for hair loss which can be used at home. Hair loss medications can be supplied as oral tablets or as topical gels, foams or solutions that you can apply directly to the scalp.
What is an online consultation?
An online consultation checks if you are eligible to purchase the product. Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
When will my order be delivered?
If you have placed an order before 14:00 Monday to Friday, you will receive the order the next day.
Can I cancel my order?
You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.
Can I order this if I am under 18 years old?
No, we do not accept orders from individuals under 18. All orders must be placed by adults only.
What are the different types of hair loss medication?
Hair loss can be treated with various types of medications. The main two hair loss medications are finasteride (men only) and minoxidil (rogaine). These medicines may come as just a tablet or as a non-prescription topical solution that may be in a liquid, foam or shampoo form.
Is hair loss medicine safe in the long term?
As with any medication, side effects can occur. Finasteride is generally safe for long-term use as people have taken it for years without problems.
However, it is important to note that there have been rare reports of breast cancer in some men who use finasteride. There may also be a negative effect of erectile dysfunction for some men.
Similarly, minoxidil is safe for long-term use but may still present side effects.
What can I expect to happen when I use a hair loss treatment?
As hair grows in cycles that can vary in duration from weeks to several months, re-growing hair will require several months before noticeable results can be seen.
- For minoxidil, at least six months of treatment are needed to prevent and regrow hair loss.
- Results from finasteride can be seen in a few months but will require ongoing use for best results.
Are there any alternative treatments for hair loss?
Other treatments available for hair loss include:
- Steroid injections and creams
- Immunotherapy, a chemical applied to bald patches
- Light treatment where ultraviolet light is shined onto bald patches
- Hair transplant, hair is taken from the back of the head and moved into areas of thinning
- Scalp reduction surgery, sections of the scalp with hair are stretched and stitched together
- An artificial hair transplant is a surgery that implants artificial hairs onto the scalp.