CAUSE OF HAIR LOSS:-
Family history reveals the major cause of hair loss. it usually occurs in a specific pattern with aging, a receding hairline in males and thinning of hair in females. also known as male-pattern baldness or female-pattern baldness.
An aman6y conditions may lead to permanent or temporary loss of hair like pregnancy, childbirth, thyroid imbalances, menopause. The use of birth control pills may alter the hormonal pattern and lead to hair loss.
It is another term for male or female pattern baldness.
Nutrition deficiencies like deficiency of vitamin A, D, C may lead to hair thinning and further loss of hair.
Some women can experience hair loss right after childbirth. this is due to a decrease in estrogen levels. This type of hair loss required care to be taken and can be resolved by itself in a year.
Hair loss may be represented as a side effect of many medications taken as a treatment for cancer, depression, gout, arthritis, high blood pressure.
It is a medical condition in which patchy hair loss is observed.
- Certain hairstyles and treatments
Excessive hairstyling or pulling of hair during hairstyle may cause hair loss which is also known as traction alopecia.
Risk Factors For Hair Loss:-
A number of factors can increase your risk of hair loss, including;
- Family history of alopecia i.e. balding, either maternal or paternal families.
- Significant weight loss
- Certain medical conditions