Like we said above, there are various factors. Here’s a quick look at some of the common explanations for hair loss in men and women. While both men and women experience hair loss, the cause can be very different.
Usually, men are dealing with male-pattern baldness. This is due to the hair follicles in the temple and crown area being susceptible to a hormone called DHT. This hormone can attack the hair follicles in a way that kills them and prevents hair from growing back.
Women may experience hair loss thanks to a variety of factors, like hormone imbalance, nutritional deficiency, and stress. Stress is the most common cause of women’s hair loss.
Like with many medical concerns, certain lifestyle changes should be implemented to ensure the success of treatment as well as to enhance the outcomes.
Before we get into viable treatment options, take a look at these lifestyle changes, and keep track of the ones you’ve already made and ones you should try to incorporate into your routine.
“You are what you eat.” This statement is true to a certain extent. When we lack essential nutrients like Vitamin A, B, C, D, and E on top of a deficiency in zinc, biotin, or iron our body will manifest red flags, like causing hair loss.
When you lack these nutrients, your body may respond by causing your hair to become dry and brittle and eventually lead to hair loss. Eggs, berries, fatty fish, avocados, and seeds are among some of the many foods that can promote hair growth.
How many times have you heard that stress is unhealthy? Probably a thousand! And it’s because it’s true. When your stress becomes unmanageable, your body will respond in ways you probably won’t like.
Emotional and psychosocial stress can result in a condition called telogen effluvium, which triggers temporary hair loss. Work on getting your stress under control.
You make sure you eat well, your stress levels are low, but how are you treating that head of hair? Overwashing, rigorous brushing, overuse of styling products and heat treatments, or even excessive coloring can do serious damage to your hair.
Avoid tugging your hair or using hairstyles that pull on your strands too much, or it may trigger a condition called traction alopecia.
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