The bad news is that Propecia takes up to 12 months to work, and any hair that re-grows can be lost if you stop taking the medication.Androgenetic alopecia is the cause of more than 95 percent of both male and female hair loss.Considering hair pieces.A visible scalp can be covered with wigs uk, partial hairpieces, and "hair integration units" - in which a web of fake strands is attached to your existing hair. The up side to these options is that none are medical. The down side is that they do not look like natural hair, can be expensive, and can come loose at inopportune times. With the hair integration unit, you must return to the physician or salon every 4 to 6 weeks to have the unit adjusted.Looking at the surgical options While men who often suffer from bald spots are great candidates for hair-transplant surgery - a doctor can harvest a few follicles from a lushly forested area of a guy's head and "replant" the follicles in bald areas - women don't usually get totally bald patches. When we lose hair, we're more likely to suffer from all-over thinning, which makes hair transplants a less successful option for us. However, if you find that most of your thinning is in one place, for example, on your crown, a dermatologist or plastic surgeon may be able to "plant" a few hair-growing follicles through your sparse spots.The hair follicle growth cycle is about 90 percent wowth and about 10 percent rest. At any given time, about 10 percent of your hair follicles are resting and not growing new hairs. The resting follicles are randomly distributed over the scalp, so the resting follicles do not create bald spots.CaffeineThe jury is still out on the effects of caffeine on the body and its connected systems like the hair. In most cultures, the gentle refreshment caffeine, frequently distributed in coffee and soft drinks, is a matter of daily routine. Caffeine has the effect of stimulating the central nervous system, heart, and lungs and will stave off fatigue.