Jun - 14 - 2011

Hair loss causes

It is normal to lose per day up to 100 hairs because this is part of the rejuvenation of your hair. However, there are people who at some point in their lives experience massive hair lose due to some factors.

These factors can be stress or medications and even skin diseases. The happy part of it all is that few conditions are permanent while the other can be treated according to the form.

Childbirth

Two or three months after you have given birth to your child you are most likely to experience hair loss because you are in the resting phase. This condition can last up to six months after which your hair will start growing back.

Birth control pills

If you take birth control pills and you suffer from Androgenic Alopecia or are predisposed to it you will lose your hair. It is very important to know if you have this disease when you talk to your doctor about birth control. If you can have it the birth control pills will trigger it and you will have some problems.

If the Androgenic Alopecia does trigger than you have to give up taking the pill. After this you will experience up to six months of hair loss stopping eventually. In some cases the hair does not grow back in the places where it fell.

IVF treatments

Some women report hair loss because of the swings in hormones caused by all the injectable and non-injectable drugs involved in IVF procedures. Although this is unpleasant, getting pregnant will stop the hair loss. Others believe that the hair loss is not because of the in vitro fertilization, but because the procedures are very stressful for some women.

 

Hormones

Hormones can influence the hair loss of both men and women. For women the hair loss translates through thinning of the hair while in men baldness appears from the front to the crown of the head. One factor that can influence your hair loss is DHT or Dihydrotestosterone which can be found in all bodies. The only hair loss treatment in this case to help you with your DHT are medications because they are the only ones who can prevent the creation of Dihydrotestosterone.

Diseases:


Severe infection

You can experience hair loss after you have had a serious flue or a severe infection. It is not something dangerous because after you get better the hair will start growing back.

Problems with the thyroid

This problems associated with hair loss can be dealt with through treatment. You can have problems even if you have an underactive thyroid or if you have an overactive thyroid. The problems with your thyroid can be diagnosed through medical tests.

Low level of iron

Women who bleed a lot during their pregnancy suffer from low levels of iron which can lead to hair loss.

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