A good friend recently went to his bedside doctor worried because noticed that hair has lost part of the front. In fact, it is as if the line the birth of her abundant hair, jet black and envy of all, he had pulled back several centimeters. After explaining the doctor was somewhat calmer. It happens that she gave birth to a beautiful baby several months ago and hair loss after childbirth is something that occurs in many women. In fact, it is part of a cycle, during pregnancy the women’s hair is more abundant and thick, but after giving birth this becomes thinner and lose quite the same, a situation that can be extended up to six months. Then, slowly, and naturally, the hair will resume its normal growth cycle.
On average, we loose about 100 hairs per head per day! This usually notice it when we wash her hair or comb.
Alopecia areata is a skin disease that occurs when the hair becomes thin and then falls by spaces or “patches”. The condition is autoimmune, meaning that the body mistakenly destroys healthy body tissue. In most cases the hair regrows, in other is lost in full. This disease usually occurs in people with prior family history of the condition. It affects 1.7 percent of world population (5 million US residents).
Other conditions that can cause hair loss include thyroid problems, diabetes, lupus, side effects of some medications (such as some medicines for acne and lithium used to treat bipolar disorder), side effects of treatments cancer, such as of quimioterapi, stress, poor diet (in which enough protein is consumed, for example). People with anorexia and bulimia tend to have hair loss because they do not eat properly, family history of thinning hair, hair loss or baldness.
In addition to these diseases, excessive use of the dryer or hair combing strongly can cause damage to the follicles.
Solutions to hair loss: If you are concerned about hair loss first thing you should do is visit your doctor to scrutinize the possible causes. If a medical or related to poor nutrition situation, your doctor will prescribe a vitamin complex situation improves.
On the other hand, if your hair fall worries you but not exaggerated you have the option of following the following steps
1. Comb your hair gently. It’s best you do when (as when wet or damp is more fragile) is dry.
2. Untangle hair with a wide tooth comb and use of a cream for such purposes, especially if your hair is thin and tends to tangle easily.
3. Dry your hair naturally whenever possible. And if you have no choice but to use a hand dryer, prefer a colder than usual temperatures.
4. Avoid make ponytails or tight braids, then split the hair.
5. Use baby shampoo.
6. Avoid rubbing the hair against the towel strongly.