You may find yourself in a situation where the person you have entrusted with your confidence when opening up about your hair loss issue does not seem to understand how serious the situation is to you, or is able to fully empathise with how you feel about your hair growth disorder.
“…Don’t worry, at least you’ll look like your father.”
“…You’re 50 years old, you’ve lost 50% of your hair and you’re halfway through your life…that seems fair.”
“…It’s a shame you’re so short, if you were taller people wouldn’t notice your hair so much.”
Believe it or not, the above quotes are real responses from real doctors when confronted by female patients concerned about hair growth disorders.
Talking about a hair growth disorder is a big step and often requires a great deal of self-confidence and trust – and a friend or close confidant is often the first person people turn to. However, people are increasingly turning to their doctor for help and support with hair growth disorders, e.g. thinning hair and hair loss.
Your chosen advisor should be someone you can trust no matter what issue or situation you might face. Although thinning hair and hair loss may not be a life-threatening condition, they are certainly life altering, and your advisor should always take these concerns seriously – as they are important to you.
Therefore it is important that you are brave and insistent about the degree of importance and seriousness your hair growth issue has for you. The longer you suffer in silence, the worse your problem will get.
This is why you should take control now – because it is never too late to take effective action.
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