Here are Glorylox 5 top tips of what to do when you first notice hair loss, rule number one, don’t panic.
1) Visit the doctor
Occasionally hair loss could just be a phase and there’s really not much to panic about, however, it’s always good to visit your GP first to be on the safe side. It’s normal for doctors to carry out blood tests in this occasion, so don’t be alarmed.
2) Understand your condition
Now, if you’ve found out you have alopecia or any other form of hair loss it’s important to understand your condition. Do your research. What form of alopecia do you have?
3) Start moving towards solutions
Depending on your diagnosis, seek advice on treatment that could help you to regain what you once lost, there are many hair loss clinics out there, so research the one nearest to you, and get a consultation with a trichologist.
4) Managing emotions
Stay focused on what’s about to take place. Losing your hair entirely has many effects on you mentally as much as physically, a woman usually associates her hair as her beauty, and so once your hair loss or alopecia takes place its normal for you to lose your confidence, but know that your beauty is within and there are many hair loss solutions out there to help you through this. It is important that you have the right support system around you, nothing will replace your hair, but there are many things you can do that will keep you emotionally stable as this can e very difficult to deal with. Start searching for wigs, there are different types ranging from synthetic to human hair, Asian and European hair, £50- over £3000. It all depends on your own personal preference.
5) Know that you are not alone
At first, you probably think you’re all alone, but trust us, this is not the case. Join forums like Alopecia UK and you’ll find out how many people are in the same boat as you. You can talk to people with the same condition and no doubt already feel better about yourself. There are many women role models who are dealing with hairloss/alopecia in a great way, for example, Emma Rose Dowbiggin, she blogs about her journey and has a very interactive Instagram page discussing her challenges with alopecia and how she has dealt with her condition , Lottie B, who's Instagram is lottieb_x she talks about dealing with alopecia from a young age. But one thing to always remember, hair or no hair, you’ll always be beautiful.