Hair shedding

Hair Shedding

 

Hair shedding is one we see on our figures, comb, pillow etc. Hair fall is a typical part of the hair growth cycle. It is crucial to determine whether the problem is normal or excessive.  A healthy person normally sheds 80 to 100 hairs per day. When a body continuously loses hairs more than the average rate, a person has excessive hair loss and the medical term for this condition is telogen effluvium. It can occur because of different factors, including stress for a long period of time, hormonal changes and thyroid improper functioning.

Why is my hair shedding so much?

When the hair growth cycle gets disturb, they may start shedding in large numbers which decreases the density. There can be plenty of reasons that disturb the growth cycle. Genetic is the primary reason, but many women also experience this because of stress and lack of nutrition like vitamin B, D and zinc etc. it can also result from hormonal imbalance particularly in women. It can happen after pregnancy or during menopause. Sometimes, hair shedding is seasonal which will recover once that particular season is passed.

How can I stop my hair from shedding so much?

It is easy to treat if we know the cause, but in general, the person who is facing telogen effluvium should try to maintain a balanced diet with plenty of vegetables and seafood. Go for foods enrich with vitamins and healthy fats, like eggs or avocados. Iron intake is also essential. Try to avoid tight ponytails and hash chemical treatment and heat near the scalp. These can damage follicles and lead to increased hair fall. Get enough sleep and take multivitamin to enrich your diet. Omega 3 intake also promotes hair growth and prevents strands from falling out.

  •         What month does your hair shed the most?

Season of hair fall varies from person to person. Some people notice excessive hair fall in the winter season and complain in the summer season, but many people face this problem in spring as well, but in autumn excessive hair fall is more noticeable and it is called seasonal effluvium. In this period hair generation is increased and a person can lose about 1000 hairs per day. Seasonal shedding is more common in females as compared to males.

  •         Does hair grow back after shedding?

Usually hairs grow back within 3 to 6 months after the cause has been treated. Sometimes, the rate of shedding slows down but does not stop completely. In most cases, not more than 50 percent of the hairs are lost. It may be temporary hair loss that usually happens after stress, a shock, or a traumatic event.

  •         What vitamin is best for hair?

Many vitamin and notorious components, like vitamin A, B, C, D, E, iron zinc and protein play crucial roles in the building of strong and healthy hairs. Among these vitamins, A and B are considered as the most important for healthy hairs. Vitamin A is essential for hair growth. It helps skin glands to create an oily substance called sebum. It moisturizes the scalp and keeps the hair healthy. Vitamin B is one of the best known vitamins for hair growth called biotin. Although biotin is used as a substitute hair loss treatment, those who have deficiency can get the best results. Expect that vitamin B helps to generate red blood cells, which transfer oxygen and other nutrients to the scalp. These are important processes for hair growth.

Conclusion

Temporary hair shedding does not affect the hair density, but if it remains untreated and gets extreme, it can make the person frustrated and insecure regarding his hair and look. It can be treated by changing the lifestyle if it is not extreme.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Which clinic is treating hair shedding in Lahore Pakistan?

Our hair expert in Lahore is highly trained and foreign qualified and can help you to treat hair fall among male and female. To get an appointment you may submit online Form or call / WhatsApp +92-333-430-9999