April 8, 2015
Do you ever have a feeling that your hair gets thinner in autumn?
Well, you may think that you are just experiencing seasonal hair loss which is a natural phenomenon. But having hair loss due to some other factors is also a possibility. If you are among victims of hair loss then you will learn from here that which is a real factor that causes your hair loss.
How do you know if you have seasonal hair loss? Because there are some other factors too which can cause your hair to rapidly fall out. The only way to solve this mystery is to look out for a repeated pattern over 2 to 4 years.
Seasonal hair loss lasts only for 4 months. And after this, hair begins to regrow itself. If your hair loss isn’t stopped in 4 months then it’s due to some other reason. Most people suffer from the seasonal hair loss in spring or in autumn.
There are 2 factors which are involved in the seasonal hair loss.
The first factor which causes seasonal hair loss is the exposure of the sunlight. No matter you spend most of your time indoors but still, you will be exposed to sunlight in spring and in summer.
The exposure of the sunlight leads to the production of less melatonin in your body. Which interferes with your hormonal levels in your scalp. And this phenomenon can push your hair follicles into their natural shedding phase for longer time period than usual.
The level of testosterone is higher in spring and autumn. Testosterone is considered as a male hormone but it’s present in both men and women. And this is another cause of the seasonal hair loss.
Seasonal hair loss occurs because of two states occurrence. When you are losing your hair just due to seasonal hair loss then your hair regrows as much new hair as you are losing. And due to this, you won’t notice any change. It occurs so that new hair would regrow by replacing old and fallen hair.
Well, if you are observing your hair falling and you aren’t sure about the fact that is it a seasonal hair loss or not. Then it’s a good idea to consult a trichologist in time before it becomes a headache for you.
The trichologist will first examine your scalp then he will inform you about the factor which has contributed in causing your hair loss. And then the trichologist may recommend you to follow these simple but effective tips to take care your hair especially in winter.
If your hair loss isn’t stopped by following these tips then the trichologist will perform following tests in order to evaluate your hair loss treatment options:
After the examination of your hair and scalp very closely, the trichologist will recommend you an appropriate hair loss treatment according to the severity and type of hair loss.