Environmental Factors Lead to Hair Loss


At the point when individuals start experiencing balding, they normally try to recognize the reason for it within their own body. It is assumed that all the hair loss conditions are caused by genes, whereas, it is not true, genes are not the only culprits as there are so many other factors that can play a pivotal role in an untimely hair fall condition in both men and women.

Sometimes, outer ecological elements can have an essential impact on the reasons for hair loss. Environmental factors that can cause hair loss are listed below:

  • Hard water
  • Pollution
  • Chemical factors
  • Heat and sun

Hard water

In the recent researches, it has found that the countries with hard water, the water with more PPM (particles per million), have more number of bald people.

The hard water is one of the real reason of hair loss. It contains high measures of magnesium, silica and calcium, which prompt breakage, dryness and diminishing of hair. Hard water additionally prompts dandruff and annihilates your hair follicles.

The hard water is normally referred to as a potential reason for the rate of male pattern baldness whereas there are not conclusive evidence available for this theory as it is still under research.


Commonly, in the polluted areas there exist more number of people with a bald scalp. The reason to that is the poisons and carcinogens in the contaminated air can meddle with the protein creating forms inside the body which empower hair development.

Scientists say that there are some pollutant that can go into the bloodstreams, body and into the skin can weaken the hair follicles resulting in damage of hair. However, if you live in an environment with less pollution you may be less prone to the hair fall condition.

Chemical factors

Certain chemicals present in the environment has something serious to do with the hair fall condition in many people. Chlorine found in swimming pools is one such substance. While no immediate connection between a standard introduction to chlorine and male pattern baldness has been discovered, it has been appeared to harm and stain the hair, adding to poor hair wellbeing which may worsen a current male pattern baldness condition. In private swimming pools possessed by people, the hazard might be more prominent, as the measure of chlorine used to clean the pool is unregulated.

Heat and Sun

Exposure to the sun may be an essential element in the growth of hair follicles but a prolonged exposure may also tend to damage the hair resulting in a temporary or permanent hair loss condition.

Sunburn happening on the scalp, nonetheless, can trigger Telogen Effluvium, a brief male pattern baldness condition in which more follicles than expected enter the resting (telogen) period of their development cycle. Individuals with firmly shaved hair will probably encounter this, as thicker hair goes about as a shield against the sun, ensuring the skin tissue and follicles underneath.

Hair loss in Dubai

People living in the Middle East experience more hair fall than others. A study concluded in Dubai stated that the “one third of Dubai’s population had suffered from hair loss and more complaints of hair loss conditions in residents are coming regularly.

A large number of new patients with the hair fall problem have been reported to the clinic this year. Hair Transplant Dubai Clinic, has been successfully solving the residents problem by offering hair transplant and some other treatments for hair loss.

Hair Transplant in Dubai

If you are suffering from a hair fall condition and want to get examined freely, don’t miss the opportunity today and book a free consultation with “Hair Transplant Dubai clinic” to better understand your condition and a suitable solution for that.



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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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