Hair fall is one of the most common, yet most prevailed issues almost ignored by most of us. Shedding of hair is a part of our daily life, but it becomes vulnerable when it’s caused due to certain health issues.
Every woman loses about 100 strands a day on an average, but if you are noticing a considerable increase in hair fall, it’s the high time to find the root cause of it.
Before we go for learning about the reasons of hair fall, let’s see what are the different types of it….
Do you have family members who have suffered thinning of hair and ultimately hair loss? Hmm, there’s a good chance that you may also experience this pattern of hair loss.
As the name itself suggests, reactive hair loss is the result of some trigger. The trigger could be the internal imbalances, crash dieting, and nutritional deficiencies.
5 Common Reasons Of Hair Loss…
Under-active Or Overactive Thyroid
Don’t underestimate the small thyroid gland. It helps in regulating the metabolism of your body, and hence any small imbalance in thyroid may affect hair adversely. If remain untreated, it may cause serious damage not only to your hair but to your overall health.
Deficiency of B12
Following a strict vegetarian diet? You could be in trouble…yes, I am also a vegan and have been facing lack of B12 for a long time. B12 deficiency not only makes you feel tired and low on energy, but it also leads to hair fall.
If you are bound not to intake non-veg, start taking B12 medicines or go for weekly or biweekly injections. This would certainly fulfill your need of B12. You may also fetch a doctor to confirm how often you should take injections.
Iron deficiency is another major reason for hair loss. Iron is the building block of hair cell protein and the deficiency of can cause hair loss.
Excessive stress can definitely make your hair fall, and yes it’s not a myth. Stress increases the level of male hormone in the body which causes hair loss. Moreover, stress also causes dandruff and a number of other scalp issues that causes loss of hair.
Extreme dieting and sudden loss in weight
Healthy weight loss is very important for the overall health of the body. On the other hand, crash dieting may invite some serious health problems including extreme hair fall. Hence, it’s always suggested to lose weight under the guidance of a dietician.
Before going to any conclusion, it’s utmost important to find the root cause of hair fall. Get your thyroid profile, B12 levels tested and make sure to avoid stress as much as possible. See a dermatologist if you notice excessive hair fall for more than 2 months.
Stay healthy and stay beautiful forever 🙂