Young people take their hair for granted. They like to shave their heads, grow it into dreadlocks, bleach it, dye it, tie it into knots, and braid it. Most of them never think about the possibility of one day not having hair on their head to express their individuality. But for a person who is an adult and experiencing the trauma of hair loss, they think about their hair all the time.
The shower drain is the coroner for dead hair. It takes your precious locks to their final resting place. A simple process like taking a shower can be quite a traumatic event for a person who is experiencing problems with thinning hair. There is nothing more painful than watching their hair float down the shower drain. They cannot help but wonder every time a hair goes down whether or not there will be a new one growing back in it’s place, or if the follicle that produced that hair will produce no more.
Most causes of baldness are hereditary. Androgenetic alopecia is the medical term for this type of hair loss which affects millions of men and women worldwide. The hair follicles progressively get smaller which causes a shortening of the growth cycle. As the hair growth cycle gets shorter it causes the hair to become thinner and shorter over time until there is eventually no growth at all.
In the old days people with hair loss problems had no treatments available. They had several choices to deal with this condition, and none of them were good ones. Comb the hair on the side over the top, shave your head, or wear a hat all the time to conceal the problem. Fortunately, things are different today. Advances in medical science have produced several effective products to help people who are going bald. But time is of the essence when it comes to hereditary hair loss. The sooner a person seeks help for this condition the better their chances are of re-growing hair or saving the hair they have left.
Men do not like to talk about hair loss. It is a sensitive topic that is avoided in conversations for the very reason that it makes them feel awkward and vulnerable. They would much rather deal with that issue in private. A quick consultation with a doctor to discuss the available treatments, and the rest of their problem will be handled on their own. After they discuss their options with the doctor, they usually end up with a trip to the local pharmacy to pick up drugs like Propecia, Rogaine, Minoxidil, etc… This is when the situation can get embarrassing.
When a man goes to the local pharmacy to pick up his products for the treatment of hair loss he is bringing his problem out into the public. There may be a good looking woman working behind the register and the last thing he wants to do is throw down a box of Minoxidil with a bottle full of Propecia pills. This would be a declaration of his thinning hair problem, and that is something he wants very few people to know about. There is also the chance that he might see someone he knows while standing in line. It could be Mrs. Krakowski the nosy neighbor, Bobby Tremmelfork the loudmouth mischievous kid who lives next door, or the worst possible person of all; an old girlfriend or ex-wife. These types of people will inevitably glance down at his products on the counter as they are waiting in line, and when this happens his problem with thinning hair is suddenly exposed to all the wrong people, and inevitably to the world (as he knows it). This kind of painful embarrassment can be quite unbearable for a man who is going bald, but it can be avoided entirely by foregoing the trip to the local pharmacy and opting to order the hair loss products from an online pharmacy.
Online pharmacies are safe, convenient and private. The Federal government has issued strict laws and guidelines regarding this industry and this has eliminated most of the risk from ordering prescription and over the counter drugs online. Also, the major search engine companies like Google and Yahoo now require anyone who advertises an online pharmacy using their services to provide proof of a valid U. S. pharmacy license. While all this means that it is quite safe to do your pharmacy shopping online, it also means that it is a lot less embarrassing to buy your prescription drugs. No more trips to the local pharmacy where you run the risk of exposing your sensitive medical condition to the world. You can now order your prescription and over the counter drugs safely and securely (any reputable online pharmacy has an SSL certificate) and have them delivered overnight right to your door in a plain-wrapped box. Even the good-looking FEDEX delivery woman will have no idea that the reason you answer the door every time wearing a baseball cap is because you have been suffering with the misery of androgenetic alopecia (hereditary baldness). And if Mrs. Krakowski your nosy neighbor looks through her window with binoculars to try and see the name on the packages your FEDEX person keeps delivering to your hose, her devious plan will be thwarted. Or if Bobby Tremmelfork happens to dig through your trash can to find a box that will serve as a home for the pet centipede he caught in his back yard, he and his family will not discover that you have been having products to treat thinning hair delivered to your house.
If you order your products to treat sensitive conditions at an online pharmacy your secret will remain safe. You will be able to attend all neighborhood gatherings in the future with the confidence that comes with knowing that nobody is aware of the emotional pain you were recently going through when you were losing your hair. Oh…and if you happen to run into an old girlfriend or ex-wife out in public some where, one thing is for sure; it will not be at your local pharmacy at a time when you are ordering prescription drugs to help with your thinning hair problem.
© 2005 copyright. Michael P. Connelly
Michael P. Connelly is an Author, Artist and award-winning Filmmaker who writes on a variety of topics that effect people in their every day lives.