You probably feel like you are very healthy, but your hair seems to have a bad case of the runs. It is only natural to wonder if this can be due to something external, like the fact that you have had some form of injury. You might also want to think about something internal – the possibility of some sort of illness or imbalance in your body.
The key to finding the cause of your hair loss is first to know the source. If you do not understand what you are doing wrong, it may be best to see a doctor who will be able to diagnose the problem.
A lack of a healthy lifestyle can cause problems with your body’s natural ability to produce hair. We all know that it can be difficult to maintain a healthy diet and workout routine. We also know that your hormones fluctuate, with good days and bad days, and this affects how much hair you lose.
As we age our hormones change and this can also lead to health issues. If you have had stress in your life, you have had stress-related stress for a while, you have recently had surgery, or your genetics predispose you to have dry skin or acne, then these are good clues that something is wrong. Since so many aspects of our lives are affected by hormones, including hair, it is important to pay attention to your health.
In this day and age, it is possible to get regular checkups and visit the doctor and get an accurate diagnosis of one’s health. If you were to get your hair back then you would have that as a lead into a proper medical procedure. If you cannot get your hair back, the doctor may ask about medications you might be taking, or perhaps if you have recently changed hormone therapy.
There are a few things that a doctor may not be able to find in terms of the cause of hair loss. One of the most common medical issues that can contribute to hair loss is vitamin deficiencies. When your body does not have enough of the vitamins B, D, and E, hair follicles become inactive or even die, leaving less hair on your head.
Vitamin B deficiencies are more likely to occur during pregnancy. Also, children with birth defects or those that are affected by certain diseases may need extra vitamins D and E. Your hair will likely start thinning before you reach your late 20s. There are a number of cases where menopause is the culprit for hair loss. It has been estimated that 40% of women in their 50s have hair problems.
There are two other factors that have been known to contribute to hair loss. These are infections and stress. It has been discovered that taking antibacterial and anti-inflammatory medications can help promote healthy hair growth.
Once you have a thorough examination, a doctor will be able to rule out the more serious issues such as diabetes, a thyroid problem, high blood pressure, a virus, and many other different types of illnesses. When all the above has been ruled out, you can usually figure out the cause of your hair loss.
The cause of stress will not always be the same as the cause of stress. Having had a recent fight with your significant other, a job interview, or just being a parent are all reasons to make yourself feel good about yourself. This will make you less stressed and at the same time cause your body to produce hormones that can improve your hair and skin. Although the stress caused by these situations is usually temporary, you will find that it will not last.
Stress can cause hormonal imbalances in your body and cause the scalp to be dry and itchy. The root of the issue may be that your scalp is producing less oil than usual. Hair that is too dry will show a lack of definition and the hair that is too oily will break off easily.