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Hair fall is one of the most common problems, individuals experience today. This can be due to unhealthy lifestyle, stress, pollution, and hormonal changes. It is critical to take this problem seriously and identify the underlying causes of hair fall. There are definitely a million cures to hair loss which include hair transplant in Abu Dhabi, PRP treatment, SMP treatment and many others. It would be great if you could prevent reaching the stage of extreme hair fall. That is only possible if you can identify the causes of hair fall. In this article, you will find 10 major causes that trigger hair loss.

Thyroid problems

Thyroid problems can trigger hair loss. Thyroid gland is one of the most important glands for our bodily functions. It is the largest gland in our neck. It affects metabolism and other parts of our body. If hormones produces by thyroid are more or less than the normal amount, it can be a problem for your health and hair.

Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome

Behind endocrine disorders, there lies poly cystic ovary syndrome. It is a common problem in women and could be a cause of hair loss. It will create hormonal imbalance in one’s body. Along with hair fall, it can be accompanied by skin inflammation and abnormal growth of facial hair.

Alopecia areata

Alopecia areata is a condition in which a person suffers from extreme hair loss. In this condition, an individual experiences hair loss in patches. A person will lose hair in small circular patches, about a size of a coin. Eventually a person could go completely bald.

Scalp infections

Scalp infections can trigger extreme hair loss. Scalp is the foundation for your hair strands, a healthy scalp will lead to healthy hair. Scalp infections like ring worm can cause hair loss. It is important to treat infection first and hair loss will take care of itself.

Pregnancy induced hair fall

If hair fall is induced by pregnancy, hair transplant in Abu Dhabi is not the right choice for you. A lot of women experience hair loss after pregnancy due to extreme hormonal shifts in their bodies. This condition is temporary and will return to normal after the hormonal levels return to normal.

Birth control pills

Some women experience hair loss as a result of using birth control. It is vital to visit your doctor in this case and get another more suitable birth control pill.

Poor diet

Lack of nutrition in one’s body can take a toll on your skin, nails and hair. Usually people undergoing crash diet complain of hair loss. It is important to eat a healthy and balanced diet in which all essential components of one’s diet are present in moderation. Protein, zinc, iron and B vitamins are essential for hair growth.

Excessive heat styling

Heat styling can ruin your hair. It will not only promote breakage but can also be a trigger for hair loss as it weakens the hair shaft. Minimize the use of hot tools on your hair. At most use them once or twice a month. Embrace your natural hair texture and go for heatless hair styles.

Cancer treatment

If you are undergoing chemotherapy, you will most likely lose all your hair. Do not worry as in this day and age, hair transplant in Abu Dhabi can treat balding permanently. You must incorporate healthy foods in your diet while undergoing cancer treatment.

Stress induced hair fall

Stress in bad for your general well being and your hair. Try to distress yourself. Incorporating meditation, reducing work load and increasing physical activity can reduce stress and promote healthy hair.

Genetic hair fall

Genetics can result in extreme hair fall. Unfortunately, this type of hair fall can only be cured via hair transplant in Abu Dhabi.

These were the ten most common reasons behind hair fall. There are many other triggers. It is important to visit a hair doctor and diagnose the underlying cause behind hair fall. Only then adequate treatment is possible.


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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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