The main causes of hair loss
Hair loss is a serious and unpleasant problem faced by many women. You know that hair in the upgrade process drop out, but when they are brushing handfuls spilling on the floor, and shampoo the entire bath remains in the hair it is really to wonder what could trigger hair loss.
The main factors affecting hair loss (10 major causes of hair loss)
A significant impact on hair growth, the structure of the hair follicles has the female hormone estradiol. The level of this hormone in the female body fluctuates constantly. This may be due to the menstrual cycle (regularity and duration), and gynecological diseases, which alter hormonal balance, and especially with the process of childbirth.
If the hair loss associated with postpartum period, in most cases, the body restores the correct balance of sex hormones. This process is lengthy and very complicated, but after 2-3 months the woman will notice a clear improvement, and after some time, the problem completely resolved itself.
Gynecologic diseases like abnormal menstruation, require the intervention of a qualified gynecologist. Only a professional doctor, having needed to diagnose the disease survey and establishing the correct diagnosis can eliminate your gynecological problems, thus indirectly affecting hair loss the better.
- Decrease/increase the level of vitamins in the body (hypovitaminosis and hypervitaminoses).
The strength of the hair follicle is greatly affected by vitamins (especially of group b, A, C) and minerals. If the body is under acute or chronic lack of them, that one of the signs of this condition is getting hair loss. The same thing happens when hypervitaminoses.
To avoid such problems it is important 2 times a year to take a balanced vitamin-mineral complexes (fall and spring), and do not forget about proper nutrition, which will be a sufficient number of meat products, fresh fruits and vegetables.
- Exposure to high and low temperatures.
It is proven that the atmospheric changes have an adverse effect on the hair, making them much weaker and more vulnerable.
It is important to wear hats in the off-season, wear them in the winter, and Sunny summer weather. So you will save them from dehydration in summer and hypothermia inother seasons.
- Endocrine pathology.
Often the root of the problem lies in disrupted the work of the endocrine glands. An example would be diabetes first and second types, diseases of the thyroid gland (hypothyreosis and hyperthyreosis), an autoimmune disease.
Can help endocrinologist. The specialist will develop an individual scheme of therapy of endocrine diseases, will provide the necessary guidance, the consequence of which will improve the condition of hair.
Virtually every limitation, prejudice to the diet leads to insufficient absorption of protein, which is the main building material of all cell substances. The lack of protein depletes the hair roots, consequently they are very thin and do not grow. So therefore, vegetarians often suffer from hair loss problem. Besides diets lead to lower levels of vitamins, minerals in the body, which further aggravates the situation.
The diet should be properly planned and, it is desirable that it was developed by a nutritionist. The weight loss should happen gradually, and diet of losing weight a person to be diverse and include all important, essential for life nutrients nutrients.
- Improper care of hair.
This may be an unsuitable shampoo, hair mask. A commercially available care have a very aggressive squad, lead not to the strengthening of hair follicles, but rather to their degeneration. Frequent cause of hair loss becomes over-drying the dryer, daily styling with the use of restraints (lacquers, mousses, gels, etc.)
The output is a neat approach to the selection of skin care products. Preference is given to cosmetics of natural origin. Good strengthening effect have the shampoo made from nettle, succession, birch.
Try to use Curling iron, Hairdryer. After washing your hair, wait until hair dry yourself, do not resort to artificial drying them. Comb it have already dried up hair, it is advisable to use comb of natural materials.
- Caustic chemical products for staining.
Primarily these include clarifying, decolorizing means. Wyswietlaj hair, they corrode carolinabuy shell, which he covered from the outside. Hair fade, and lose their elasticity. They become brittle and prone to hair loss.
Selecting meansfor painting, better to use natural remedies (chamomile, Basma, henna), which are harmless even with prolonged use.
Colouring hair in salons, remember that after these procedures, they require special sessions of recovery.
- The lack of iron in the body.
The hair loss is just one of the symptoms of iron deficiency States. Anemia is also characterized by the deterioration of the structure of nails, increased fragility, pale skin and mucous membranes, increased weakness, drowsiness.
If you suspect this disease you need to consult a district physician, who will prescribe the necessary examination, and with the confirmed diagnosis will adjust the daily diet and taking into account individual intolerance will prescribe drug therapy. In this case, in addition to iron supplements you recommended vitamin-mineral complex to improve absorption of iron in the body.
- Decrease in immunity.
It can be conditions after acute infectious diseases, after undergoing chemotherapy. This problem is characteristic for congenital or acquired immunodeficiency. The decrease in immunity lead a long stress, a condition associated with pregnancy and childbirth.
Methods of struggle still exist. It is better to seek the advice of your doctor, who will prescribe medications that affect the stimulation of the immune system. Pay more attention to exercise, proper lifestyle, healthy diet, prevention of acute illnesses.
- Pathological condition of the scalp.
It can be dermatitis of any origin, seborrhea, fungal infections (fungal scalp), allergic diseases. Unfortunately, all cosmetic products to prevent hair loss, powerless in the fight against this problem in this case.
To cope with the situation will help only a professional dermatologist, who will help to identify why the disease condition of the scalp and eliminates her or the doctor-trichologist specialist, whose competence includes all issues associated with hair.
Identifying the cause of hair loss, to deal with this problem will be much easier. It is important to remember that very often, the hair begins to fall out after a couple of months after starting impact factor. For example a woman begins to lose hair density immediately after delivery and 2-3 months after. The same applies to stress. Cause and effect in this case can divide a time interval equalseveral months, because it is so hard sometimes to get to the bottom of problems, to find her roots.
By eliminating the root cause, use the General guidelines that will help you in restoring the vitality of hair.
- conduct regular self-massage of the head (this can be a hand massage or a hardware);
- use oil masks. Proven to be highly effective burdock, castor oil. It is sufficient to apply them on wet hair, leave for 30-40 minutes, covering the top of the head with polyethylene and towel for the best effect.
- make a mask of dairy products. It can be yogurta mask, the mask of kefir or curdled milk. They high content of b vitamins, which strengthen hair follicles, improve hair structure.
- use the specialized cosmetics designed specifically for weak, prone to hair loss.
- not raschesyvaemost after washing the hair, wait until hair is completely dry themselves.
- eat right;
- refrain from Smoking and alcohol;
- try to avoid stressful factors.
Well, if the reason is hormonal failure associated with the onset of menopause or childbirth, just be patient and wait. The problem will resolve itself once your overall hormonal balance returns to normal, physiological state.
Be healthy and beautiful.