Hair fall is actually quite a normal phenomenon, don’t you believe it? Losing up to 50 to 100 strands of hair each day is okay. You have to worry if it is starting to lose more than that. Hair fall if it is natural course is backed by hair growth. If you are losing hair so many and unable to maintain volume, you should consult a trichologist as soon as possible. Hair fall can cause the baldness that technically known as alopecia. The characteristics is loss of hair from the head and body. Because of the advancement of technology, hair fall can be controlled and reversed to a great extent.
There exists certain traditional hair growth home remedies that work in combating this problem. Everything happens for reasons include hair fall. Before healing the hair fall, you should prevent it as well as you can, so it will not fall. Hair fall is caused by many factors, so you have to know about them to prevent hair fall or stay away from the things that cause your hair fall too often. Here are the main causes of hair fall.
- Genetic Causes
Genetic cause or hereditary reasons are also known as androgenetic alopecia. Based on the American Academy of Dermatology, it is the number one common cause of hair fall. The ‘bad’ gene can be inherited from either of your parents’ side of the family, so it is not only your parents who can inherits this gene. It is a must thing to be happened if both your parents have suffered from hair fall too. So you have to take care your hair carefully and properly to decrease the amount of hair that will fall in a day.
Modern people usually feel stress because of the daily routines or any kinds of problems. Stress is also a common problem these days that cause hair fall. Stress can lead to several health problems ranging from a minor illness to life threatening conditions. So it is not weird if stress also cause your hair fall more often. Studies have proved that high level of stress is possible to cause hair fall in most people. If you are often stress, so you have to take care your hair more intensively.
- Hormonal Imbalance
Hormonal imbalances usually caused due to menopause, pregnancy, and malfunctioning thyroid glands which also cause hair fall. So this hormonal imbalance usually happens to women not men.
- Unhealthy Food Consumption
Consuming unhealthy food like junk food is harmful because it makes body become vulnerable to any conditions that happened to environment. Eating junk food also lead to nutritional deficiencies which can cause hair fall and baldness. Eating disorders also make people to suffer from excessive hair loss.
- Harsh Chemical Treatments
Chemical treatments offered by salons is so harsh such as straightening and curling. This chemical things can weaken your hair especially if this things frequently done, so it contributes to more hair fall. Regular blow drying also contributes a lot to hair fall.
Dandruff is also a common problem these days. Dandruff can be easily treated, but if neglected? It can start turning into thick scaly patches named psoriasis. This long term skin problem is happened when the skin cells grow rapidly. It is thick, white, silvery, or red patches of skin are the symptoms.
- Protein Deficiency
Human hair is made of a protein called keratin. Less keratin in your diet can weaken your hair. This results in dry and brittle hair can break easily. Less protein can also be a symptom of thyroid related issues, so you have to consult to the doctor.
- Iron Deficiency or Anemia
Anemia or iron deficiency is a common problem that happen to the women who do not have enough iron rich food. If this situation happens, the blood does not have enough red blood cells. These cells deliver oxygen around the body and providing energy that you need. Anemia is a major cause of hair loss or fall as hair follicles also need an adequate supply of blood for their growth and maintenance. Some other causes of hair fall are aging, deficiency of vitamin B6 and folic acid, over styling, and thyroid diseases.