FAQ HAIR LOSS CAUSES
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Cranial Prosthesis are the latest development in hair replacement units. It is a medical term used to describe a hair system designed specifically for those suffering from long term or permanent hair loss due to a medical condition such as chemotherapy, alopecia, or any other medical conditions.
A cranial prosthesis can be full or partial and must be clearly identified as a full or partial cranial prosthesis on an invoice or a prescription from a physician.
Cranial prosthetic units are custom made to fit your head only. They differ in quality, performance, and service. Prosthetics are made of specialized material. They are designed to meet the specific needs of someone experiencing hair loss. These units are form-fitted to become part of you and designed to be styled as if it were your own hair.
They are made to look and feel natural - no one will know it is a unit. They are made with 100% Raw Virgin Human Hair and can be parted anywhere throughout the unit to give you that natural scalp appearance.
A fashion wig can differ in the quality of hair and are not customized to fit your head. They are fairly inexpensive and will not last long.
Chemotherapy treatments may cause you to lose your hair. The right head wear product or cranial prosthesis unit will give you comfort during that time. It is very possible that your hair will grow back in time.
Alopecia is a major cause of hair thinning and hair loss. More often, alopecia is called male or female pattern baldness, and it can affect people from all life stages (sometimes as early as teens). Early onset of alopecia can usually be noticed when clumps of hair start falling out.
Alopecia can be in the form of patchy bald spots on the scalp (alopecia areata), total hair loss or baldness of the scalp (alopecia totalis), or extreme hair loss including the scalp, face, and body (alopecia universalis).hairpieces you can confidently wear a piece that looks natural and hides hair loss.
This medical disorder causes people to repeatedly pull out their own hair. They often feel a constant urge to pull out the hair on the scalp.
The following describes some of the many other causes of hair loss:
Hair Disorders: Hereditary thinning or baldness (also called androgenetic alopecia): This is the most common cause of hair loss. It affects men and women.
Disease: Underlying medical condition: Hair loss can be the first sign of a disease. About 30 diseases, including thyroid disease and anemia, cause hair loss. By treating the disease, hair loss often can be stopped or reversed.
Illness: Significant hair loss can occur after an illness. A major surgery, high fever, severe infection, or even the flu can cause hair loss. Your dermatologist may call this type of hair loss telogen (tee-lə-jen) effluvium (ih-flu-vee-uhm).
Ringworm of the Scalp: This disease is contagious and common in children. Without effective treatment, ringworm can cause balding.
Hormones and Stress
Giving birth: After giving birth, some women have noticeable hair loss.
Falling estrogen levels cause this type of hair loss. The hair loss is temporary. In a few months, women see their hair regrow.
Menopause: Hair loss is common during menopause. This loss is often temporary. Hair regrows with time. If a woman is 40 years of age or older, she should not expect her hair to have the fullness that it did when she was younger.
Stress: Experiencing a traumatic event (e.g., death of a loved one or divorce) can cause hair loss.
Dieting and Poor Nutrition
Weight loss: Some people see hair loss after losing more than 15 pounds. The hair loss often appears 3 to 6 months after losing the weight. This hair loss is common. The hair re-grows without help.