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Hair loss reasons

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I am going to show you ' 7 most common reasons of hair loss in men and women & How to get rid of it?', that helpful for you.


In short: If you really want to get rid of hair loss and if you want to get healthy hair growth & strong hair roots, you'll love this guide.


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  • HORMONAL IMBALANCE:

Hormonal is the main thing for every human body.

Hormones play a major role in regulating the hair growth cycle.

The hormone is the main thing on your growth and your health and beauty issues.

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Hair health and hair size and hair growth depend on your "Oestrogens" hormone balance.

your hair is growing properly if your hormone in balance.

Hormonal imbalance is the main cause of hair loss.

If you are suffering from hair loss problems then perhaps it can cause by an imbalance of your body hormone.

Hormonal imbalanced problem is a genetic problem.

This problem depends on your genes.

If your family member suffering a hair loss problem then you are guaranteed to face this problem.

If your family members have healthy hair then hormonal imbalanced is not more affect on your hair.

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The second most common cause of hormonal imbalance is pregnancy or menopause

During or after pregnancy you may experience hair loss.

As you know it is happening due to different causes like iron deficiency, postpartum hair loss, hormonal shift, telogen effluvium(stress), thyroid problems, trauma

Recently healthline.com has published a detailed post on "Why Hair Loss Can Occur During or After Pregnancy".

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Now I am Going To Show You How to Prevent Hair Loss During or After Pregnancy:


1. If you face hair loss problems during pregnancy or after pregnancy then consult with your doctor.

Your doctor may prescribe you to use minoxidil.


2. If you face hair loss problems during pregnancy or after pregnancy due to iron deficiency anemia or hypothyroidism then your doctor may prescribe you to take vitamin supplements.

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3. Important to follow it- try to eat a healthy diet. 

Try to add foods on your diet that contain Vitamin, minerals, omega 


3 fatty acids, iron, zinc, protein

If you want to prevent your hair loss during pregnancy or after pregnancy then you need to follow it. 

Also, consult with your doctor about which supplements are best for you in this situation.

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4. Are you know? Taking medication can lead to hair loss.

If you notice that you lose your hair due to certain medication then consult with your doctor about this.


5. If you face hair loss during or after pregnancy then avoid using ponytails, braids on your hair.

It can pull out your hair


6. Avoid washing your hair regularly and avoid shampooing regularly.

Try to wash your hair 2-3 times a week.


7. Try to detangle your hair once every day and try to use a wide-toothed comb. 

Avoid using any other comb.


8. Avoid using chemical hair treatments and heat styling tools, during and after pregnancy.  

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9. If you face hair loss during and after pregnancy then try to consult with your doctor about it.


10. Avoid taking stress during pregnancy.



The third most common cause of hormonal imbalance is menopause

It is a natural process.

Also due to menopause, you may experience hair loss.

It happens due to the low production of estrogen and progesterone. 

Recently healthline.com has published a detailed post on "Menopause Hair Loss Prevention"

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Now I am Going To Show You How to Prevent Hair Loss Due to Menopause:



1. Avoid taking stress during menopause. 

It is very much important. 

Try to do a breathing exercise(relaxation) or yoga every morning during or after menopause. 

It can help you to reduce stress. 

This is the best way to go.

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2. Try to do normal morning exercises like walking exercise, running exercise. 

It can help you to prevent many menopause symptoms like weight gain, mood swings, and insomnia. 

Also, it can help you to stimulate your healthy hair growth.


3. Try to eat a healthy diet which contains vitamins like A, B, C, D, E, and minerals, and fatty acids. 

Try to take vitamin B6 and also try to take folic acid supplements. 

If you can follow this then it can help you to get healthy hair and stimulate hair growth.
4. Try to keep your body hydrated. 
Try to drink juices that contain sugar. Try to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water every day.
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5. Avoid using heat styling tools and chemical hair treatments. Because it can damage your hair and weaken your hair follicles. 
Try to use a nourishing conditioner on your hair after washing. 
If you follow this then it can help you to regain your healthy hair. 
6. If you face hair loss due to certain medication then talk with your doctor about this.

  • STRESS:

Stress can cause telogen effluvium or excessive hair shedding. Taking stress can disturb your hair growth cycle due to this you may face excessive hair loss after a stressful event.  

One of the most common reasons for telogen effluvium is stress. 


A bad relationship, death of a family member or any other accidental event in life can trigger hair follicles skip the anagen phase to telogen effluvium or resting phase. 

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Now I am Going To Show You How to Prevent Hair Loss Due to Stress:



1. Take a healthy diet style, which contains a large number of fruits and vegetables.  

Try to eat Eggs, dairy, Omega-3 fatty acids, nuts, spinach, sweet potatoes, avocados, berries, and so on.


2. In telogen effluvium, everyone tells you to stop using your regular shampoo because those shampoos you usually use to wash your hair a lot of chemicals are used in them and This is very harmful to your hair. 

It's true but If you stop using your regular shampoo then you may face some new hair problems. 

So please do not stop using your regular shampoo. 

I suggest you that please start using Organic shampoos and conditioners. 

Use your regular shampoo only twice a week and the rest of the day you use organic shampoo and conditioner. 

If you use organic shampoo and conditioner in your hair, it will help you in your hair regrowth and recovery.

Stop using colors and straighteners on your hair it's really harmful to your hair. 

Keep heat styling like straightening, blow-drying, and curling for special occasions.

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3. You can use OTC(over the counter) products during telogen effluvium. 

It helps you to the regrowth of your hair. 

Use Minoxidil(5% strength)(7) on your hair scalp every night it helps you to regrowth your hair.


4. Take a healthy lifestyle. 

Wake up early in every morning and after getting up, do yoga asanas, pranayama or breathing exercises, and meditation.

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Your hair needs oxygen and nutrients to grow properly. 

The hemoglobin of your body delivers the right amount of oxygen and nutrients in your hair that helps you to make hair follicle healthy and also helps to get proper hair growth. 

Iron helps in producing a sufficient amount of hemoglobin in your body. 

If your body is deficient in iron, then your body cannot produce enough hemoglobin. 

Due to a lack of hemoglobin in your body, your hair does not get the right amount of oxygen and nutrients, due to which you have to face the problem of hair loss.

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Now I am Going To Show You How to Prevent Hair Loss Due to IRON DEFICIENCY/ANEMIA:


1. If you want to fix your hair loss problem due to iron deficiency. 

So the iron deficiency in your body will have to be corrected first, and for this, you have to add some fruits to your diet such as legumes, Red meat, broccoli and lentils, chicken, Egg yolk, Dry fruits like raisins, fish, Soybeans, Green vegetables like spinach.


2. If you have an iron deficiency hair loss problem then you can try minoxidil on your hair. 

Minoxidil helps you to regrowth your healthy hair. 

You can use minoxidil on your hair before going to sleep. 

This is the easiest way to treat hair loss due to iron deficiency.


3. If you want to treat your hair loss due to iron deficiency then there are too many options you have first you can try PRP(6) or you can try surgeries. 

Both are really working. Both help you to fight with hair loss due to iron deficiency. 

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4. Try to take Iron injections.


5. Try to use finasteride(Propecia) medication that helps you to regain your healthy hair. 

It helps you to reduce your dihydrotestosterone hormone(causes of male pattern baldness) level in your body. It's only for men.


6. Try to Take Iron supplements



  • HYPOTHYROIDISM AND HYPERTHYROIDISM:

The common hair loss cause is the thyroid gland hormonal imbalanced.

The thyroid gland helps to produce iron in your body through help to oxygen and the thyroid gland helps to balanced metabolism in your bod
y.

When your body suffering from the thyroid gland hormonal imbalanced than it gets more impact on your hair health.

Thyroid gland hormonal imbalanced ( HYPOTHYROIDISM ) is getting result anemia that's I earlier discussed.

Recently healthline.com has published a detailed post on "  How to Reverse Hair Loss Related to Thyroid Conditions"

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How to get rid of it?



1. Try to consult with your doctor about your hair loss your doctor may prescribe you some medication like:
  • beta-blockers (hyperthyroidism)
  • propylthiouracil and methimazole (hyperthyroidism)
  • levothyroxine (hypothyroidism)

2. Try to cure your body's nutritional deficiencies by eating a healthy diet and try to take multivitamin supplements.

3. Try to give a Boost of your body iron level by eating foods that contain iron and taking iron supplements.

4. Try to maintain a healthy diet. 

Try to eat foods that contain vitamins and minerals.

5. Try to eat anti-inflammatory foods like turmeric, ginger both are really good for your health at this time.

6. Try to use essential oils on your hair like Cedrus atlantica, Arnica montana, Oscimum sanctum, Lavandula Angustifolia.

Tips:
  • Avoid using ponytails on your hair.
  • Avoid pulling your hair.
  • Try to Using a wide-toothed comb to brush your hair.
  • Avoid taking iodine.


  • DRAMATIC WEIGHT LOSS:

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Your health is healthy then your hair is healthy.

When your weight is lost intentional or unintentionally then you are suffering on hair loss problem.

If your weight is lost than your body on suffering vitamin deficiency.

When your body on suffering from vitamin deficiency than its give more impact on your hair.

Because of hair growth and hair health depend on your body vitamin.

One of the most common reasons for telogen effluvium is weight loss. 

Many people who lose weight do so with restricted calorie intake. 

Just like your body, your hair needs calories to grow properly. 

When you are on a restricted diet and losing weight, more hair than usual goes into the resting phase, so hair falls out faster than it grows back in. 

One of the most common reasons for telogen effluvium is dieting. 

If you are doing your diet without consulting the dietician to lose your weight.

 It's very harmful to your body and your hair. 

When you are on dieting, there are deficiencies of vitamins and iron in your body, due to which your hair goes into the telogen phase or resting phase. 

If you want to lose your weight then please Consult a dietician before start dieting.

Other Causes Of Hair Loss

  • Dehydration: lack of proper daily hydration or consumption of too much caffeine, diet drinks, soft drinks may trigger hair loss in some people.

  • Sleep Deficit: improper sleep patterns have also be linked to hair loss episodes.

  • Tight hairstyle:

Some Forms of tight hairstyles such as braiding or similar may cause root stress and potential hair loss. 

Some forms of hair Extention may also cause undue stress to the roots and scalp resulting in some hair loss.


  • Daily Hairstyles: Excessive use of hot water, heat styling tools, or damaging styling products may trigger hair loss or breakage.   



  • AGE


The common Hair loss reason is age. when your age increases then your hair is normally falling down.

It's very normal for every human and every human-faced this stage.

Naturally every human impact from this type of hair loss problems.


Because, as you age your body collagen level was decreased.

Its also known as female pattern baldness.

Health.harvard.edu recently published a detailed post on female pattern hair loss.

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How to get rid of it?

1. Try to consult with your doctor your doctor may prescribe you to use minoxidil. Try to use it every day before going to bed.

2. Try to take iron supplements.

3. Also in extreme cases, you can do hair transplant surgery.

Consult with your doctor about it.

4. If minoxidil not beneficial for you or not working in your case then your doctor may prescribe you anti-androgen drug spironolactone (Aldactone).


5. Try to take collagen supplements.



  • Vitamin B12 deficiency:



generally, vitamin B12 helps to grow your hair. when Vitamin B12 properly in your body then this helps your body to get energetic and more healthy.

Vitamin B12 deficiency one of the main cause of hair loss in women.

When your body on suffering from vitamin B12 deficiency than you feel tired and feel so low energetic.

vitamin B12 deficiency especially impacts on your hair and hair scalp and hair growth.

If you suffering from vitamin b12 deficiency than perhaps you have to lose your hair for a short time.

Recently skinkraft.com has published a detailed post on "Can Vitamin B12 Deficiency Cause Hair Loss?"



How to get rid of it?

1. Try to add foods on your diet that contain vitamin B12. Also, try to maintain a healthy diet.

2. Try to take vitamin B12 supplements. But before taking it try to consult with your doctor.

3. If you have vitamin B12 deficiency due to anemia then your doctor may prescribe you to take vitamin B12 injection.


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  • Certain hairstyles and treatments.

Using Excessive Hairstyling tools(heat styling tools) and chemical hair treatments are very harmful to your hair.

Because some Certain hairstyles and treatments used harmful chemicals and hit this very harmful for your hair.

This can make your hair roots weakened and also it can damage your hair and also it can make your scalp irritated.

This harmful chemicals and hits directly impact on your hair and increase your hair loss problems.

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  • STRESS

Stress is the second reason for hair loss. well, when you are getting stress then stress can literally make your hair fall.

It is the same as women.


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  • AGE

The common Hair loss reason is age. when your age increases then your hair is normally falling down.

It's very normal for every human and every human-faced this stage.

Because as you age your body collagen level was decreased.

  • Smoking and drinking

Smoking and drinking are the main reasons for your hair loss.

If you have a habit of drinking and smoking then you may experience hair fall problems.

Recently I have published a detailed post on "Does smoking can cause of hair loss"

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  • Unhealthy bad eating habits

Bad eating habits directly impact on your hair.


If you have bad eating habits then these habits make your hair loss problems.

Unhealthy bad eating habits disbalance your digest system and increase your cholesterol. this can impact on your hair health.


  • Family history (heredity)

Your hair growth and hair health depend on your genes.

If your family members are faced hair loss problems then surely you can face hair fall problems.

If your family members have faced hair loss problems then surely you can face hair fall problems.

This is a common genetic hair loss problem.


  • Medications and supplements.

Some medications harmful affects on your hair growth and hair health.

Medications harmful effects such as those used for cancer, arthritis, depression, heart problems, gout, and high blood pressure.

Some harmful medications are reasons for hair loss.

                        

Hair loss symptoms



  • Gradual thinning on top of the head:

This is the most common type of hair loss, affecting both men and women as they age.

Every man and women's hair fall symptoms are the same.

People, he/she falling down their hair day by day when their age increase hair often begins to recede from the forehead in a line.


  • Circular or patchy bald spots

Every people faced this problem.

This is the most common type of hair loss problems.

People(he/she) experienced on forehead smooth, coin-sized bald spots. this bald spots symptoms of your hair fall problems.


  • Sudden loosening of hair

This is the most common type of hair loss problems Sudden loosening of hair.

When you get a physical and emotional shock then perhaps you are faced with your hair fall problem.

Because this physical and emotional shock can cause hair to loosen.


  • Full-body hair loss

This is the most common type of hair loss problems Full-body hair loss.


When you are getting a serious medical condition like cancer this cancer medication side effect and chemotherapy is the reason for your all over on your body hair falling.

                                                                                  



Causes And Risk Factors Of Hair Loss

  • HORMONAL IMBALANCE
  • STRESS
  • IRON DEFICIENCY/ANEMIA
  • HYPOTHYROIDISM AND HYPERTHYROIDISM
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • DRAMATIC WEIGHT LOSS
  • AGE
  • Smoking and drinking
  • Unhealthy bad eating habits
  • Medications and supplements
  • Circular or patchy bald spots
  • Sudden loosening of hair


Illnesses that cause hair loss




Home remedies for hair fall


  • SOME FOODS TO AVOID -High mercury fish, Pasta, Milk, Suger, Alcohol.

  • {Try to take 2 tbsp of yogurt and try to take 1 tbsp of honey and lemon. 
Try to take it in a bowl. 

Secondly, Mix it well and apply it on your hair. 

Try to use a comb or brush to spread this past to all of your hair strands. 

lastly, wait for 30 
minutes, then wash it with shampoo with a cool shower. 

Repeat this once a week.}


    • {Try to take 
      coconut, mustard, castor oil
    Try to take 
    ghee or white butter

    Try to take 
    methi seeds, sliced amla, neem leaves, and hibiscus leaves


    Secondly, Mix it well and heat this mixture then apply it on your hair. 

    Try to use a comb to spread this past to all of your hair strands.

     lastly, wait for 8-10 hours
    , then wash it with shampoo with a cool shower. 

    Try to store this mixture and use it for 10 days.



    •  {Try to take Onion Juice 3-4 Tsp And Try to take Homey 2-3Tsp and Mix well & apply on scalp. 
    Try to take a Gentle massage for 5 min. 

    Wash After 10 minutes. Do it 2 times in a week.}


    Here Are 5 Easy Ways To Stop Hair Loss



    • Firstly,
    if you want to stop your hair loss then don't get stress. because when you got stress and high exercise then bad hormones like cortisol increase on your body. cortisol internally impact on your hair.
    your hair body health and growth depend on hair follicles.

    If your hair follicles are unhealthy then its direct impact on your hair health.follicle health is affected by stress.




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    If you want to down cortisol level in your body then, don't getting stress.

    If you want to get down your stress then you can do meditation, pranayama/ chilling out.


    • Secondly,

    hard water damage the hair/digestive system. Hard water directly damage your hair follicles.

    If you want to get healthy hair then avoid hard water and go for soft water. please keep your body hydrating for healthy hair.

    • Thirdly,
    DIET. What kind of changes you can do in your diet for getting your healthy hair.

    You can be trying to get vitamin A and vitamin E in your diet system and This type of nutrients help your hair healthy growth.
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    You can eat Almonds and Eggs and Peanuts for getting Vitamine E.

    You can eat Orange and Mango and PaPaya and Egg Yoke for getting Vitamine A.

    • fourthly,
    Protect your moisture coating.

    Generally, people using harmful hair product like Wex, Gel, Hair Dryer, Hair straighteners, Hair color those are directly affecting your hair moisture coating.

    If you want healthy hair to please ignore this type of hair products.
    Mostly people used sulfate paraben wrong shampoo those shampoos are directly effecting (destroy ) on your hair scalp and hair body healthy.


    If you want a healthy hair scalp and healthy hair body please stop using sulfate paraben wrong shampoo.

    Please take care of your moisture coating. Start using organic shampoo and conditioner and moisturizer.




    • Lastly,

    Every person is insecure About somethings.

    Every people when he/she suffering from hair loss problems he/she feels like low handsomeness, and low confidence level.

    But people do not attract from your body looks.

    When people see your internal aura then he/she was attracted to you.

    some hair loss problem is genetic please keep trying these steps for stop hair loss.



    conclusion

    In this article, I have discussed in detail about the 7 most common reasons for hair loss in men and women & How to get rid of it?

    So, I hope it will help you to treat your hair fall problems.

    If you have any queries related to this article you can comment below And please share it.

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    Hello, I Am Ijaj Seikh & I Am A Hair Specialist; I Am From India {Nagaon; Assam}. & I Am A Founder of MRIJAJGUIDE. The Past 3+ Years, I’ve been a Hair Specialist & Dermatologist & Effective HairCare Advisor.

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