What is hair loss?
So friends, if you do not know, then today let us tell you that the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has made a note that in America it is hereditary hair loss (alopecia) in about 80 million men as well as women. it happens.
Plus, it can only affect your scalp or your entire body hair. And friends, this one though baldness is more prevalent in older adults, and not only this but it can also cause excessive hair loss in children.
And friends, it is normal to fall at least 50 to 100 hairs a day. And also I do this with about 100,000 hairs on your head, and this small damage is not noticeable.
And with this a new hair usually replaces that lost hair, and friends that once but it doesn’t always happen. So I tell you hair loss is can developed gradually is the over years or it can happen suddenly. And with this always hair loss can be permanent or temporary.
And it is impossible for anyone to calculate the amount of hair loss in a day. And that if you notice a large amount of hair in the drain after washing your hair or tufts of hair in your brush, and then you may be losing a lot more hair than usual. You may also notice thin patches of hair or baldness.
And friends, let us tell you that if you see that your hair is falling more than usual, then at that time you must discuss this problem with your doctor. And he can determine the root cause of your hair loss as well as suggest appropriate treatment plans.
What is the cause of hair loss?
So friends If you do not know, about first, the of your doctor and dermatologist (a doctor who was A specializes in skin problems) will try to determine the root cause of your hair loss. And the most common cause of your hair loss is hereditary male- or female-pattern baldness.
And friends, if you have a family history of baldness, and that type of hair loss can also happen. In addition, certain sex hormones can trigger hereditary hair loss. And friends it can start so early as puberty.
And let us tell you that in some cases, hair loss can occur even with a simple interruption in the hair growth cycle. And that major illnesses, surgeries, or traumatic events can also trigger hair loss. And even though it will make your hair grow back without treatment it will usually grow back.
Let us tell you that those hormonal changes can also cause temporary hair loss. Examples include:
- Another reason for this is to stop using birth control pills.
and also menopause
And medical conditions that can also cause hair loss include:
- like it’s a thyroid disease
- alopecia areata (an autoimmune disease that attacks the hair follicle itself)
- and moreover it is a ringworm-like scalp infection
- As well as diseases that cause scarring, they can also cause permanent hair loss due to scarring, such as lichen planus and some types of lupus.
Friends, let us tell you that due to the medicines used for this treatment, it can also be the loss of your good hair:
- Cancer can make your hair fall out.
- and with that high blood pressure
- and its rheumatism
- and depression
- and with that he had heart problems
- And that one physical or emotional setback can trigger noticeable hair loss. And friends, he joins in some examples of this type of jerk.
like the death of one in the family
and that you lose excessive weight
And high fever can also be a big reason.
And at the same time, people with trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder) require that you pull their hair, and it’s usually on their head, either from the eyebrows or eyelashes.
And friends, tell that this traction hair fall can also be due to those hairstyles and apart from this they put pressure on the follicles by pulling your hair back very tightly.
And let us tell you that only those diets that are deficient in protein, iron and other nutrients can also thin your strong hair.
How is hair loss diagnosed?
Friends, let us tell you that this persistent hair loss often indicates an underlying health problem.
Also your doctor or dermatologist can do a physical exam and based on that health history you can determine the cause of your hair loss. And friends, let me tell you that in some cases, a simple dietary change can help. And with that your doctor can also change your prescription medicines very easily.
And friends, if you your dermatologist suspects an autoimmune or skin disease, they may take a biopsy of your scalp or your skin.
And friends, it will involve carefully removing a small part of the skin for laboratory testing. Moreover, it is important to note that hair growth is a complex process. So that’s one of you can A take time to determine the exact cause of your hair loss.
What are the treatment options for hair loss?
Let us tell you that these medicines are also possible for the treatment of hair loss and that will be the first course of its treatment. And these over-the-counter (OTC) medications usually also contain topical creams and gels that you apply directly to the scalp. And friends, most common products also contain an ingredient called minoxidil (Rogaine).
And let us mention that according to the AAD, your doctor may also recommend minoxidil in conjunction with other hair loss treatments. And that one minoxidil side effects include scalp irritation and hair growth in nearby areas, such as your forehead or face.
And friends, this one prescription medicine can also treat hair loss very easily so I can tell you something that’s Doctors are so prescribe the oral and this medication finasteride (Propecia) for male-pattern baldness. And along with this you take this medicine daily to slow down the hair loss. And guys this is what some men experience new hair growth while taking finasteride.
Along with this, its rare side effects also include low sex drive and impaired sexual function. And it may also be a link between finasteride use and that more severe type (high-grade) of prostate cancer, according to the Mayo Clinic.
In addition, your doctor may also prescribe corticosteroids such as prednisone. Also, people with alopecia areata can use it to reduce inflammation and then suppress one’s immune system. And then those corticosteroids mimic the hormones made by your adrenal glands.
And friends, this is the high amount of corticosteroids in your body that reduces inflammation and with it suppresses the immune system.
Friends, let us tell you that you should carefully monitor all those side effects of these medicines. Possible side effects include:
- First of all, it can lead to glaucoma, a collection of eye diseases that can result in optic nerve damage and vision loss.
- And at the same time it can also give you fluid retention and swelling in your lower legs.
- as well as high blood pressure
- and then cataract
- and high blood sugar
Furthermore, there is evidence that corticosteroid use can also put you at higher risk for the following conditions:
- such as infections
- And apart from this, the lack of calcium from the bones, and that can lead to osteoporosis.
- And you get thinner skin and easier injury
- And with it he gives you a sore throat
- and hoarseness
- Along with this medical procedures
- And to you, sometimes, medicines are not enough to stop hair loss. And you also have all those surgical procedures to treat baldness.
- With this he will give you hair transplant surgery
- For example, hair transplant surgery involves small plugs of skin, each with some hair, and moving it to the bald areas of your scalp.
And let me tell you that it also works well for people with inherited baldness and that’s because they usually lose the hair on the top of your head. Since this type of hair loss is progressive, and so it is likely that you will need multiple surgeries over time.
Friends, in this one scalp reduction, a surgeon removes that part of your scalp as well as this one in which you also lack hair. And with that to you, the surgeon then closes off the area with a piece of your scalp and that also includes the hair. And another option is a flap, in which your surgeon folds the scalp and the one that holds the hair over the bald patch. And friends tell you that this is a type of reduction in the scalp.
As well as this a tissue extension can also cover bald spots. And that it also requires this two surgeries. And with this in the first surgery, that surgeon also places a tissue expander under one part of your scalp and the one that contains this hair and also this one that’s next to the bald spot. And friends, after several weeks, the expander expands that part of your scalp, and the one that contains this hair.
And with that in a second surgery, also your surgeon removes the expander and in addition he pulls out the extended area of the scalp with the hair on the bald spot.
And friends, these surgical treatments for baldness are also expensive, and at the same time, the risk in them is also very high. And as it includes:
- Most dry hair growth
- and with it he bleeds
- and wide marks
- as well as infection
- And then he can’t even take your graft, and that means you’ll have to repeat the surgery.
How can I stop hair loss?
Friends, let us tell you that in order to prevent further hair loss, you can do some things very easily. And with this you should not wear tight hairstyles like braids, ponytails or buns and those that put too much pressure on your hair itself. And with that time, this style can permanently damage your hair follicles.
And friends, never let him try to pull, twist or rub your hair on you. And first of all, make sure that he is eating a balanced diet of yours and one that includes enough iron and protein.
And friends, some beauty regimens can also spoil it or cause hair loss.
And friends, if it is currently your hair fall, as well as this then use a gentle baby shampoo to wash your hair. And that unless your hair is extremely oily, and at the same time consider only washing your hair every other day. And apart from this, always pat dry those hair of yours and avoid rubbing the hair.
And also styling products and tools are common culprits in hair loss. And examples of products or tools that affect all those types of hair loss of yours include:
- like those blow dryers
- and hot comb with it
- plus hair straightener and tool
- as well as coloring products
- and bleaching agents
- and perm
- and this relaxers
- Do that if you decide to style your hair with hot tools as well, and do that only while your hair is dry. In addition, also use the lowest possible settings.
What is the long term outlook?
Let us tell you that with these aggressive treatments, they can very easily prevent hair loss as well as reverse it, and let us tell you that this is the ghost especially if it is due to an underlying medical condition. be the reason And it can also be very difficult to treat a hereditary hair loss. And friends, this one, however, some procedures like hair transplant can help you a lot in reducing baldness too.
At the same time, you must talk to your doctor to find out all the options you can use to reduce the effects of your hair loss.