is normal shedding of hair in a day as a part of hair growth, but when
there is excessive shedding of hair than normal, it is known as
fall can affect men, women as well as children.
1. A prolonged illness
4. Thyroid hormone imbalance
5. Imbalance in androgens hormones.
6. Drug induced.
7. Fungal infection of scalp.
8. Hair styles which involve tying of hair tightly, usage of tight
9. Systemic Diseases like lupus, diabetes, etc.
10.Use of harsh chemicals, hot oil, pollution,
Preventing hair loss:
Hair loss may also occur for reasons where it is possible to do
something about it. If there is any hair loss and cannot attribute any
reason to it, check to see that these things are not done.
occurs both in men and women as their age advances.
baldness which occurs in men is called "male pattern baldness" and is
characterized by receding hairline and loss of hair on the crown area.
It is generally experienced around and from the age of 25 years.
baldness which occurs in women is called "female pattern baldness" and
is characterized by overall thinning of hair on scalp and little loss
of hair on crown or hairline. This can begin at puberty but usually
occurs after menopause.
cause for both types of baldness is attributed to genetic factors which
have been inherited.
circular patches of baldness start appearing on the scalp and hair
re-grows in these patches after few days. This is called as alopecia
areata. Persons who are affected by this condition will have repeated
hair fall and regrowth of the above mentioned pattern.
severe conditions, total loss of scalp hair occurs - this is called as
"alopecia totalis". Some times complete loss of body hair also occurs.
This is called as "alopecia universalis". In few people, the hair
re-grows, but the hair loss may occur once again - this is an
should be avoided.
of harsh chemicals must be avoided.
diet must be taken
any hormonal imbalance is present, then treatment must be accordingly.
It provides correct and constitutional treatment. The medicines which
are used in treatment are natural medicines having no side effects.
These medicines not only prevent hair fall but promote hair growth also.
hair tightly for prolonged periods.
helmets, tight caps or turbans for long periods.
strong chemicals in hair.
or eating poor diet.
or fungal infections of the scalp can also cause loss of hair. However,
these can usually be cured easily with the use of medicines or
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