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Trichologist Specialist by Aurora Mendez

 

What is a Trichologist

 Trichologist help people who have problems with hair breakage or hair loss and other problems with their hair and scalp. See a Trichologist if you have the following: Sudden excessive hair loss from the scalp, severe breakage after receiving a chemical service, a bald patch which has suddenly appeared or itching and excessive scaling from the scalp. Dandruff, psoriasis, seborrhea, excessive hair loss and baldness are problems from which many people suffer and about which they would like professional advice and, where possible, treatment.

Why you shouldn't see a Dermatologist for scalp issues

Many Dermatologists treat only the symptoms of (sudden) hair loss, while paying little attention to the causes which many times are produced by a chaotic, stressful and unwholesome lifestyle.

Should You See A Trichologist?

Trichology Checklist
Determine If you are a candidate for a Trichologist
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, premature thinning, balding, or scalp disorders are likely in your future and you should consult a trichologist. Remember, early detection and early treatment is the best defense for anyone with hair or scalp disorder.
Do receding hairlines, thinning or balding exist on your mother’s or father’s side of the family?
Do you suffer from acne?
Do you have oily skin or scalp?
Do you have a thyroid imbalance?
For females, do you have facial hair?
For males, do you have excessive body hair?
Do you crave sugar constantly and have gained or lost more than 15 pounds recently?
For females, are you menopausal?
Have you experienced excessive emotional stress?
Have you been diagnosed as anemic?
Do you have a high fat intake?
Are you presently, or have been, on a weight-loss diet?
Do you suffer from digestive disorders?
Do you experience frequent illness?
Do you frequently use antibiotics or medications?
Do you have poor blood circulation?
Do you believe that vitamin and mineral supplements are unnecessary?
Have you had exposure to air pollutants/toxins?
Have you recently given birth or had a recent surgery?
Is your scalp flaky, crusty, inflamed, or itchy?
Has your scalp been injured?
Do you experience irregular or infrequent bowel movements?
Have you been diagnosed with a scalp fungus?
Have you been experiencing excessive hair shedding?

 What to expect on your initial visit

The Trichologist will carefully question each hair client and examine the hair and scalp thoroughly to assess the problem and its causes. Urine and saliva test is utilized to aid in the evaluation of the problem. The Trichologist must determine if he or she can treat the problem; if not, he or she will make a referral to a doctor.