Why Does Our Hair Fall?
By Jack Wogan
All of us have experienced hair loss at one point or another. The difference lies in how much hair you lose. There is a normal cycle of the hair when hair falls naturally and there is the excessive hair loss that can be the result of many issues. So here are the two phenomenon explained.
Within the normal hair cycle, hair grows, rests and then falls. A normal hair grows 2 to 3 years with one centimeter per month. When this stage ends, the hair will rest for about 3 to 4 months before it falls and the whole process begins again. Therefore it is safe to say that hair shed is normal but when the hair loss become severe, the there are other causes that may stay at the root of this issue.
There are a lot of things that can cause a significant hair loss in a person. People that have been through some serious illness or surgery and have recovered will experience a significant hair loss after some months. This is caused by the stress level that has accumulated in the body that is now released. This is a temporary condition and you shouldn’t be scared.
Pregnant women can go through hair loss after a few months after they have had their baby. When pregnant the body retains a large amount of hormones that will not let the hair process run its normal cycle. So the hair that should have fallen a long time ago is only now starting to return to the normal cycle. Also, people that suffer from types of hormonal diseases can suffer hair loss because the imbalance in their body.
The common baldness is also one of the main issues that affect men in general. This condition in is hereditary. The first signs of androgenic alopecia is that men start losing hair at an early age. This will continue later on in life leading to baldness. There are various treatments that can help you with this serious condition, all you have to do is to examine your hair and if you notice any problems consult a doctor.
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