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Life can take a toll on your looks, especially your hair. Hair loss can have a profound effect on
self-esteem, triggering depression and so, ironically, and hindering recovery. Stress, illness,
medication, and age can all take hair that was once fast growing and lush and turn it thin and
lifeless.
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Hairloss can range from mild thinning to total baldness
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Shedding 50 to 100 hairs a day is considered normal, any hair loss more than this is considered
as significant hair loss
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Causes:
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Acute hair loss: Is a hair loss, which may occur in 2 to 3 months after a short-lived triggering
event, a detailed history is important to determine an accurate timeline. No trigger can be
identified in some cases. Regrowth is not visible for 4 to 6 months.
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Chronic hair loss: Is a hair loss lasting more than 6 months, a range of triggers can precipitate
the hair loss.
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A number of things can cause excessive hair loss. For example, about 3 or 4 months after an
illness or a major surgery you may suddenly lose a large amount of hair. This hair loss is related
to the stress of the illness and is temporary.
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Anaemia -Iron deficiency leads to slow and uniform hair loss . Lack of Vitamin C and consumption
of caffeine and alcohol can also hinder iron absorption.
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Severe protein, caloric restriction with chronic starvation and crash dieting can also induce diffuse
hair loss



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Hormonal problems: If your thyroid gland is overactive or underactive, your hair may
fall out. Many women notice hair loss about 3 months after they've had a baby.
During pregnancy.Polycystic ovary Syndrome (PCOS) in women is caused by an
excess of male hormones which can trigger thinning at the front and top of the scalp.
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Medicines:Blood thinners, medicines used for gout, high blood pressure or heart
problems, vitamin A (if too much is taken), birth control pills and antidepressants
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Fungal infections of the scalp can cause hair loss
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Can certain hairstyles or treatments cause hair loss?
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Yes. If you wear pigtails or cornrows or use tight hair rollers, the pull on your hair can
cause a type of hair loss called traction alopecia. Hot oil hair treatments or chemicals
used in permanents (also called "perms") may cause inflammation (swelling) of the
hair follicle, which can result in hair loss.
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Is there any other treatment for hair loss?
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Depending on your type of hair loss, treatments are available Recognizing and
treating the underlying cause may help stop the hair loss. But certain adjuvant
treatment like laser hair comb hastens the hair growth.
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