It’s generally accepted that hair loss is a men’s problem, but women can also suffer from it. Let's see why women lose hair and how to deal with it, keep on reading!
First of all, you have to find out if hair loss is a pathology. We lose up to a hundred hairs a day, and this is considered the norm. Experts suggest you to make a simple test: check if there is a white knot at the end of the hair that has fallen out? If not, then you don't have to worry about your hair falling out. If there is, then don’t wash your hair for two or three days, and then pull the hair at the crown of the head and the temples. Are there than five hairs left in your hands? Then it’s worth visiting a trichologist. In any case, only a specialist will be able to give you an exact answer whether it is worth worrying about half loss or is it a natural process.
Hair loss reasons:
- genetic predisposition;
- the action of harmful chemicals, radiation - hair loss often occurs after chemotherapy in the treatment of oncology;
- autoimmune diseases;
- gastrointestinal tract diseases;
- impaired blood circulation of the scalp and cervical spine;
- the development of infections, parasites;
- operations and injuries;
- unhealthy diets;
- lack of vitamins in the body;
- severe stress, depression;
- long-term use of medicines.
The causes of hair loss listed above apply to both men and women. However, let's take a closer look at the reasons for women's hair loss. Most often, the reason for such a problem can be a change in the hormonal background of a woman. Hair loss in women often begins several weeks after childbirth and can last up to several months. This often happens due to increased levels of stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, and a decrease in the level of protein in the body.