Heredity or family history is the most commoncause for hair fall. You may get the genes
that cause hair fall from your mother’sor father’s side of the family. In this condition your hair turned to thin,
soft and short. It is noticed that this problemmay show symptoms in your 20’s also.
Thyroid DiseaseThyroid hormones play a major role whether
it is heart rate, your mood, oxygen consumptionrate, metabolism or growth of nail, skin and
hair. Thyroid hormones should be in a balance state
neither more nor less. You can have a bloodtest to check the thyroid hormone level. The
doctor may prescribe the necessary medicationto control the hormone level.
PCOS/PCODHormonal imbalance is the reason for Polycystic
Ovary Syndrome or Polycystic OvaryDisease .
PCOS produces a lot of male hormones in women’sbody. It causes infertility, miscarriage,
irregular periods, cysts, hair growth on wholebody but hair loss on scalp. You may consult
the doctor for PCOS treatment. Anemia
Women who don’t take enough iron-rich foodare prone to Anemia. Some women have heavy
periods or inadequate follic acid that causeAnemia.
Anemia causes lack of Red Blood Cells and these RBCs carry Oxygen for cells throughout
the body. When there is lack of oxygen to the hair follicles,
hair becomes weak and hair fall increases. Pregnancy
During pregnancy there is peak in the hormoneestrogen that leads to heavy hair fall. You
may become baldy during pregnancy but it istemporary. After child birth the hormone level
comes to normal and hair growth starts. Lupus
Lupus is an auto immune disease in which body’sown immune system attacks healthy tissues.
Thinning hair is the very first symptom ofLupus. Hair loss is the result of inflammation
of skin and scalp. Menopause
There are heavy changes in the hormones levelas a woman reaches to Meopause. Estrogen hormone
is one of them. During that time Estrogen hormone level is
low that leads to hair fall, if proper careis not taken.
Lack of proteinOur hair is made of Keratin protein. When
we don’t have a protein–rich food, itdepeletes from our body that leads to brittle
hair and weak strands. As strands become weakthey fall prematurely.
This can happen about two to three monthsafter a drop in protein intake
Dramatic weight loss due to DietingDramatic weight loss due to dieting may become
the reason for hair fall. As you may not haveproper nutrients in your diet. This could
happen even if the weight loss is ultimatelygood for you. It’s possible that the weight
loss itself is stressing your body or thatnot eating right can result in vitamin or
mineral deficiencies. Loss of hair along withnoticeable weight loss may also be a sign
of an eating disorder such as anorexia orbulimia. Excessive Styling
Excessive styling in form of shampooing, dyeingand heat may become the reason for hair fall.
Chemicals and heat weaken the hair, causingit
to break and fall out.


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