Hair loss is a major concern for both men and women. For some, it can be devastating to their self-image. There are many reasons why someone might experience hair loss, but there are also solutions that can help combat the issue. In this blog post we will discuss what causes hair loss and how you can stop it in its tracks!
This blog post will cover: Causes of Hair Loss, Why You Can Stop It from Happening, What You Can Do If Your Hair Loss Is Too Far Along To Fix with Products Alone, How To Know if your Hair Loss is Normal or Abnormal And What To Do Next. So stay tuned!
Causes of Hair Loss
Hair loss can be caused by low thyroid function, which is a common condition that’s easily diagnosed and treated. In some cases hair may grow back after treatment for hypothyroidism.
Hair loss can also result from stress or chemical damage to the hair follicle
In women, it could stem from hormonal imbalances due to coming off of birth control pills or pregnancy. This type of hair loss improves as hormone levels return to normal but usually takes up to several months following childbirth before any significant new growth begins again.
There are many other causes including poor nutrition, nutrient deficiencies such as iron deficiency anemia, excessive physical trauma like accidents and burns on scalp area (which often leads to scarring), autoimmune disease, hair disorders such as trichotillomania (an uncontrollable urge to pull out hair from the scalp), and hair coloring
Hair loss can also occur for no known reason or due to a number of different factors that often complicate diagnosis. In many cases, hair regrowth may happen within six months after hair loss begins
However, it’s not possible for new hair growth to replace lost follicles because the cause is related to scarring on the scalp area or significant reduction in blood supply which generally means irreversible balding will take place. These types of conditions are typically more serious and require treatments like medication or surgery including procedures called skin grafts followed by medications prescribed by doctor if necessary treatment is not effective.
Why You Can Stop It from Happening?
It’s never too late to start hair loss prevention. Here are two ways you can prevent hair from thinning, breaking, and falling out:
Start taking vitamins. There is no one vitamin that works best at preventing hair fallout but a variety of foods including some fortified cereals which have Biotin as well as nuts and leafy greens will provide nutrients for hair growth.
Exercise regularly! Physical activity improves circulation to the scalp area which in turn increases blood supply allowing your follicles to produce more hair. If you’ve always been reluctant to exercise because it causes breakouts – try milder forms like yoga or walking.
Eating healthy hair should also include omega fatty acids in order to keep hair looking its best.
What You Can Do If Your Hair Loss Is Too Far Along To Fix with Products Alone?
If hair loss has progressed to the point where there is no more hair left on your scalp, hair transplants are a viable option! This procedure uses hair follicles from the back of your head and moves them to an area that’s lost hair. In our opinion this should be considered as a last resort for hair loss because once transplanted, hair will not grow back on the donor area. In other words, hair transplants are hair loss solutions that come with a hefty price tag and permanent hair damage.
Talk to your doctor about hair loss prevention treatments if you’re feeling uneasy!
The best thing you can do for hair is to prevent having it fall out in the first place. A healthy diet, exercise routine, stress management plan, and consistent hair care regimen will help keep hair looking its best on top of any other treatment packages or procedures.
Don’t forget sunscreen too! There’s nothing worse than beautiful looks gone bad due to sun exposure. This means going hatless during the summer months, always wearing SPF-rated clothing when outside (even indoors!), avoiding hair dye and staying out of the sun.
How To Know if your Hair Loss is Normal or Abnormal?
When hair loss is caused by a medical condition, it can be reversed when the underlying cause is treated. For example, hair will often grow back after thyroid treatment or chemotherapy is completed. In cases of androgenic hair loss (male-pattern baldness), hair transplants can help to restore hair growth in some men.
If your hair has started falling out for no apparent reason you should talk with your doctor about what’s happening!
It could turn out to be something that’s easily remedied like an iron deficiency which they’ll prescribe supplements for but if not then it may be time to consult a specialist for diagnosis. It goes without saying that any sudden changes in appearance should always demand at least one follow-up from a doctor. And hair loss is no exception!
It’s possible that something else could be the cause of hair loss but for most people hair loss can be traced back to some other underlying causes like high stress, poor diet, and lifestyle choices, or an autoimmune disease.
In these cases it may not necessarily be reversible given time, there are however ways to slow down hair loss as well as help prevent further hair fall in the future with new habits and routines. You’ll want to start by considering whether any changes you’ve made recently have had anything to do with your hair starting to thin out more than normal. If they have, then take a look at what those things are so that maybe you can make adjustments where needed too. After all, we need hair to survive so taking care of it is important now that you’re noticing changes.
What To Do Next With My Hair Loss Problem?
Next, you’ll want to try and pinpoint what hair loss causes are the most likely culprits. This can be difficult as hair loss is rarely caused by just one thing but there are a few common things that could be affecting your hair more than normal such as high-stress levels, poor diet or lifestyle choices like too much smoking or alcohol consumption, an autoimmune disease which may make hair restoration surgery less effective in certain cases (about 20%), pattern baldness, hormonal issues with women including pregnancy-related changes postpartum, chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients and some medicines. Fortunately, if it’s been determined that something related to these root causes has led to hair thinning out then slowing down this process should happen naturally over time through better health habits without the need hair restoration surgery.
Hair loss can happen for a number of reasons, but the good news is that there are many solutions out there to prevent and even reverse hair loss. In this blog post we’ve outlined some causes of hair loss as well as how you can stop it from happening before it becomes too late or if your hair loss has already progressed beyond what products alone will fix.
If any of these symptoms sound familiar to you, don’t hesitate to reach out! We’re here to help and would love nothing more than to give you back your self-confidence with our expert care. Don’t wait until it’s too late – contact us today!
Author: Dr. Roel Galope DO Lasting Impression Medical Aesthetics Website