PRP Hair Treatment in New Jersey
Progressive Hair Loss Otherwise Known as Androgenic Alopecia
What’s the dollar amount spent and wasted annually on hair loss and baldness cures that don’t work? Given that millions of Americans suffer with progressive hair loss otherwise known as androgenic alopecia, the amount of hopeful people trying to solve their problem through medications and remedies is nearly as high. To date, aside from hair transplant surgery, nothing is as effective and completely safe as PRP hair treatment in New Jersey. Let’s compare the options for hair and scalp treatments.
Medications such as Minoxidil, (Rogaine) or Finasteride, (Propecia) and Spironolactone, are over the counter and prescription drugs that have gained popularity through the years. These treatments, whether topical or pills taken orally, are designed to prevent negative effects of DHT on hair follicles or otherwise control hormonal influence on hair loss. Hereditary hair loss is common, affecting an average of 70% of men and up to 50% of women. Addressing hormonal factors will arrest the hair fallout for some people and a few rare cases have even reported hair regrowth. Unfortunately, for many, the medications do not deliver measurable results and the side effects they bring range from uncomfortable to life-threatening. A few potential medication risks include: decreased libido, gynecomastia, (increased development of male breasts) impotence, increased heart rate, birth defects, increased blood pressure, skin rashes, scalp irritation, etc. Spironolactone is often prescribed for women who experience hair thinning and may cause an accumulation of potassium, (hyperkalemia) leading to serious illness. Finasteride is limited for male use because it heavily affects testosterone and may harm unborn babies. Perhaps the more frustrating aspect of these medications for many people is that once discontinued, the results disappear.
If you’re one of the lucky few who see hair growth improvement with these drugs, you must continue taking them indefinitely or lose any benefit. Understandably, many people are seeking a safer, more natural alternative.
Platelet rich plasma is a 100% natural, human-derived treatment serum that can be administered during an easy, 30-minute session. In New Jersey, PRP hair treatment has gained traction both as a stand alone non-surgical procedure to thicken and nourish the hair, and as an adjunct to the latest hair transplant surgeries. It is drug-free and surgery-free so there is no down time and no side effects to be wary of.