Health One Family Medicine

Hair Loss Treatment In Irving, TX

Health One Family Medicine provides a procedure-free, injection-free solution to hair loss treatment In Irving, TX. Our providers customize a plan based on your needs and medical history. Book an appointment online, or call our office at (469)262-5762 to schedule an appointment.

Hair Loss Q & A

When natural prevention does not give you the desired results, come see us for medical hair loss treatment that is non-invasive.

Hair loss is a rather common occurrence. It is normal to lose around 100 strands of hair every day but drastic thinning of hair and hair loss is a cause of concern.

The m­ajority of people experience bald spots or thinning hair around the age of 50. Even though it is common, living with hair loss can be tough.

Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can prevent and address the problem of hair loss.

Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can prevent and address the problem of hair loss.

Balanced Diet

What you eat affects the quality of your hair. If your diet is filled with junk food, processed food, and sugary items, then the lack of nutrients weakens hair strands and enhances breakage.

It is essential that you are consuming a healthy diet which is filled with necessary nutrients to make your hair stronger. Make sure you include:

  • Loads of fruits and veggies
  • Protein rich foods like fish and eggs

Food rich in vitamin BThe right foods offer nutrient and moisture to your hair, prevents brittle and dry hair, keep your hair follicles strong and prevent hair breakage and loss.

Stress Management

Increasing stress affects your overall health, this is a known fact. Stress increases the levels of cortisol which enhances hair shedding.

It is important to manage your stress in order to prevent health issues and hair loss. Try incorporating stress relieving activities like meditation, yoga, exercise, and other activities that help you in reducing stress levels.

Scalp Care

Your hair follicles get blood supply through your scalp which helps the hair to grow. It is essential that you take proper care of your scalp by keeping it hydrated and nourished to enhance healthy hair growth.

Apply oil on your scalp and massage it at least once a week, use only high quality hair products that offer proper nutrients, consume more berries, walnuts, almonds and other foods packed with vitamin E that enhances scalp circulation.

Biotin Supplements

Numerous researches have found that biotin supplements can treat brittle nails and thinning hair. Biotin assists your body in metabolizing protein and fats which enhances the quality of nails and hair.

It is essential to take good care of your hair in order to prevent your hair follicles from weakening. Proper diet, scalp care and managing stress can help in enhancing the healthy growth of your hair. Furthermore, you can seek medical help from experts to help you treat hair loss and prevent hair breakage.

While it is not a permanent solution, joint injections can give long-term pain relief for many months. Joint injections are used to treat pain with many conditions related to:

  • Arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Injury

  • Stress from poor mechanics

  • Tendonitis

Joint injections can be applied to any joint. This typically includes knees, hips, shoulders, and wrists.

The joint injection procedure only takes about 20 minutes. A topical anesthetic on the skin will be given over the area being injected. The doctor will use X-ray imaging to guide the location of the injection. After the doctor injects the steroid, there will a brief period of recovery and observation. Expect to have some soreness and/or swelling in that location for a few days. Patients can return to performing normal activities the next day.

Once the steroid has entered the bloodstream and reduced the inflammation, you should start feeling better within a few days.

You might experience some soreness or swelling at the site of the injection for a few days. You can apply some ice to reduce swelling or take over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication if needed.

Joint injection risks are uncommon, but may include: infection, swelling, or bleeding at the site of injection.

Book an online appointment according to your schedule. Let our primary care providers help you feel your best.