Genetic hair loss

Hair thinning can be a challenging problem to get rid of, especially when you are fighting it without any professional help. If you are seeking a solution for your hair loss condition, it is important to understand that every men and woman experience some sort of hair loss at some points of their lives.

The hair loss can either be temporary or permanent condition depending upon what are the reasons behind that. Hair loss induced by menopause, trauma, and stress is considered as temporary as the hair regrows by itself after the condition is treated. However, in the permanent hair loss conditions, there are rare chances of restoring the desired amount of strands on your scalp.

Most of the people suffering from hair thinning, hair loss or baldness are unsure of the culprits for their conditions which creates different queries about hair loss. Here are answers to some of the most common questions about hair loss.

Query: Is the substantial amount of hair falling out in the shower considered normal?

Each of the hair follicles goes through a cycle of growth in which a hair shaft grows, followed by a resting phase and then shedding off. The hair grows at a normal pace and remains strong and healthy until it goes into a shedding or resting phase. Once it goes out of the growth phase, it loses the strength and ultimately sheds off. Because each hair has its own cycles, about 8-10% of our hair always stay in the shedding phase, which causes the normal shedding of 80-100 strands a day. If you are experiencing more than this quantity of hair fall, then there must be a problem and you need to visit a nearby expert for that.

Query: Is the thinning after the childbirth is normal?

Pregnant women get drastic changes in estrogen and progesterone hormones. These hormonal changes make the hair stay in the growth phase for longer than usual. Therefore, pregnant women may enjoy the denser and thicker hair.

Once a woman gives birth to the child, the hormones gradually come back to their normal level, this process might take 2-3 months. So, the strands that were held during the pregnancy period tend to fall out suddenly.

In most of the cases, such a hair loss condition is considered normal but if you are continuously losing hair or experiencing thinning over the scalp, there can be another associated reason for that such as genetics induced hair loss, Alopecia Areata and hair loss due to nutritional deficiency.

Query: Thinning started at the age of 50. Is it normal and how to combat?

Although hair loss is considered an aging process and our hair get thinner as we age, it does not mean that we can’t do anything about that. Having a healthy dieting regimen is the easiest thing to hold your hair for a longer period on your scalp. However, if you are suffering from an underlying condition and your diet is also not helping you avoid the hair loss condition, you can opt for supplements or scalp injections to deal with that hair loss conditions.

Query: I am experiencing hair loss in patches? What should I do to stop that?

Hair loss in patches can come from either a trauma/accident or hormonal imbalance. In order to sort out the hormonal imbalance, you need to go for medications that may help you sort out the hormonal imbalance before restoring the hair.

However, if your patches have come from a traumatic event or are hereditary and you are not suffering from an underlying medical condition, FUE Hair Transplant in Dubai is the most viable option for such a kind of hair loss concern.

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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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