A problem affecting a large number of women is the progressive hair loss in large numbers sometimes reaching in some areas produce bald head. There are many factors that can cause this massive drop and treatments in each case will be different. In this note we present all the factors that may be causing your hair is no longer the same as always.
The scalp has about 100,000 hairs, of which every day will lose at least about 100 naturally as a result of entanglement hairstyle and hair. This is perfectly normal and should not trigger an alarm.
All the opposite happens if hair loss is constant and gradually develops in specific areas or generating widespread months some blank areas.
Age is a factor that triggers loss of hair thickness and amount, has to do with aging, heredity, and changes in hormones. But other then they are the most common causes of problems when it comes to dealing.
Why hair falls
Stress: whether physical or emotional, if it gives a suddenly may cause one half to three quarters of the hair throughout the scalp. In this case the symptom is that the hair comes out in handfuls while you bathe, comb or runs his hands through his hair. Generally this is not from the beginning, but it begins to look and aggravated month.
Alopecia areata is characterized by patches of baldness that occur in the scalp in men and women alike. It is believed that this is an autoimmune disease and often affects other parts such as arms, eyebrows, eyelashes, etc.. Often presents with burning and itching, and others simply manifested in the fall. To solve it there are some treatments, but nothing to stop the problem once.
Disease: When hair loss is caused by a health problem that requires use of strong radiation or drugs, do not need treatment. The hair will grow back when the illness has ended or the therapy is finished. In these cases the fall is rapid mass.
Seborrhea: The seborrheic dermatitis may be present throughout life, sometimes more, sometimes less. It appears as red rashes that are shed and this is given in the areas of the skin where there is increased activity of the sebaceous glands. Commonly known as dandruff is caused by a fungus that can be treated in some cases only with the proper shampoo.
Hormones: the pregnancy is a critical time comes to hair. Many women experience increased hair growth and nails as well as a thicker and shinier hair. But usually it is actually dry, split and hair loss. The worst time is when the baby is born because all the nutrients the body will go into breast milk and then the skin or hair can look very bad. All this discomfort it is solved naturally over time. At menopause, it happens something similar but does not have too much solution.
Nutrition: extreme diets without medical supervision, do not incorporate important nutrients and vitamins causing anemia and other disorders will be clearly reflected in the hair.
Hypothyroidism is very common for women with this disorder show evidence of hair loss, very dry skin and brittle nails.
Also as people with diabetes, insulin resistance and hypoglycemia have hair loss at an early age.
Other reasons for hair loss:
- High fever or severe infection,
- major surgery, severe illness
- Many drugs, such as retinoids, birth control pills , beta blockers, antidepressants
- Autoimmune disorders such as lupus
- Certain infectious as the s ífilis
- Excessive shampooing and blow.
Nervous habits such as continual hair pulling or rubbing Scalp Tincture scalp constant use of hair extensions
- Hair loss as atypical pattern
- Loss of hair rapidly or at an early age
- If there is any pain or itching with the hair loss
- The skin on your scalp under the involved area is red, scaly or abnormal.
- If acne, facial hair or menstrual irregularities
- If you look bald patches in other areas
- If excessive weight gain, muscle weakness, intolerance to cold temperatures, or fatigue.
The most important thing in any of the cases identified or not, always consult a dermatologist, who can conduct studies and analyze the symptoms that accompany hair loss. Also diagnose and prescribe the products that fit the individual needs of each person.
Topical treatments are available in lotions, creams, ampoules, platelet rich plasma, micro transplant hair, etc.. Each one designed to combat or solve a case.