Hair Care - Treatment, Procedure And Side Effects
What is the treatment?
Hair and scalp health is very important in order to maintain hair hygiene and quality. A number of factors are responsible for hair loss and damage. They include- environmental issues like pollution and changing weather, genes, illness, too much chemical use and poor blood circulation to the scalp. Excessive stress and fast lifestyle can also result in hair fall and bad hair quality.
Today, there are a number of hair care treatments that are easily available to individuals. These treatment plans are carefully designed so that they effectively restore hair health and add shine as well as volume to damaged and dying hair. Moreover, these treatments improve scalp health as well.
Hair care treatments are generally holistic and include diet changes as well as the use of supplements and hair care products to ensure quality hair. Hair and scalp specialists should be consulted before opting for a certain type of hair care treatment.
How is the treatment done?
Generally, all types of hair treatment follow 3 basic steps. It initially involves finding the specific causes of hair loss and damage. Thus, when you go to a hair specialist, he will first examine your hair and scalp and enquire about your lifestyle and various hair related problems you face. Depending on the information you provide and the following examination - causes of hair loss and damage are identified.
The next step is to advise and provide the best treatment option, on the basis of the causes. The treatment may include the use of special shampoos and conditioners, specific diet changes, an increase of fluid intake, the prescription of hair supplements and even hair loss medication. The specialist’s advice should be strictly followed for best results.
The third step involves maintenance and constant monitoring of the treatment. The Certain alteration may be recommended on the basis of the results of the hair care treatment.
Who is eligible for the treatment? (When is the treatment done?)
Adult men and women can opt for a hair care treatment.
Who is not eligible for the treatment?
There are no such non-eligibility criteria for hair care treatment.
Are there any side effects?
Although hair treatment is very safe, some types of hair care treatment may result in certain side effects. For instance, a keratin hair treatment can lead to some side effects. During the treatment, formaldehyde gas is produced. Exposure to this gas can result in irritation of the eyes, nose as well as skin. It can also cause dizziness and shortness of breath. But these side effects are temporary and disappear fast.
What are the post-treatment guidelines?
Post-treatment guidelines for hair care generally involve the maintenance of hair quality and volume by following the recommended diet and improving one’s lifestyle. Suggested hair products should also be used on a regular basis.
How long does it take to recover?
Some hair care treatment have immediate results while others are slow but relatively successful. Hair damage and loss happen with time and thus its recovery also takes time.
What is the price of the treatment in India?
Hair care treatment in India may cost about Rs 500 – Rs 10,000 depending on the kind of treatment one opts for.
Are the results of the treatment permanent?
As hair continues to grow it needs to be maintained regularly. The effects of the hair care treatment will only last if the quality of hair is maintained and proper care is taken on a daily basis.
What are the alternatives to the treatment?
There are a number of herbal and ayurvedic remedies that are available to improve hair quality. They are available in shampoos, supplements, and conditioners.