Do you feel you’re losing too much hair than usual? This is becoming a common issue among women and its scary to see your hair just fall out like that. Most times, it’s just our imagination and sometimes it reality. But the question we sometimes ask is why now? You’ve been with this hair for a long time and you are taking good care of it so why does it have to fall out?
Some hair loss are not permanent while some are. Hair loss can sometimes happen when a person is ill and trying to recover. Let us consider some conditions which sometimes, can lead to hair loss.
Scalp Infections can cause hair loss. Take ring work for example. A fungal infection, which is itchy, has ring-like patches and blisters. You can solve this infection by consulting your doctor.
Unstable Hormonal System
If your hormones have changed, it will radiate through your whole body including your hair. The excess production androgen (male hormone) in the body, caused by disorders such as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, can tamper with hair growth cycle, which can cause hair loss.
Thyroid regulates the metabolism of the body and controls the production of proteins and tissues. So, if you suffer from hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, it could be the cause of massive hair fall. In most cases, the hair grows back once the thyroid disorder is treated.
Some medications including the ones taken for blood thinners, treating acne, antidepressants, and cholesterol-lowering drugs. If you think this could be the reason, consult medical help.
One of the most common causes of hair fall is natural deficiencies. Diets low in protein, vitamins D and B12, iron can cause excessive hair shedding. A person should consult a doctor and get blood tests done to know if they are suffering from a deficiency.
This should not come as a surprise that stress takes a toll on your overall health, including your hair. For starters, stress increases the production of androgen levels, which in turn cause hair loss. It can also lead to other scalp conditions and have a negative impact on your overall health.
As you grow, your body undergoes a lot of changes. Growth can also be one reasons why you’re experiencing hair loss. It’s a normal part of your growing process.
If you feel your hair is falling off, it’s best to immediately visit your doctor for checkup. And remember, the earlier the better.
Now, let’s give you natural tips on how you can prevent your hair from falling out
1. Some lifestyle changes like regular exercise, a healthy diet rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins and fats and less stress can reduce hair fall.
2. Avoid Tying your hair too tight as it can put stress on the hair follicles which often lead to breakage
3. Try to reduce the use of styling products to reduce the damage to the hair.
4. Wash your scalp on regular basis to prevent hair damage
5. Avoid making your hair dry by always applying oil (Olive oil or coconut oil)