Causes of Hair Loss

Hair loss can affect just your scalp or your entire body.

Causes of Hair Loss

Hair loss can appear in many different ways, depending on what's causing it. It can come on suddenly or gradually and affect just your scalp or your whole body. Some types of hair loss are temporary, and others are permanent.

Understanding what is Hair fall vs Hair loss?

At very first, people in this modern society should understand that there is huge difference between hair fall and hair loss. Hair fall is just a common thing that we all known on average people shed about 100 hairs a day, which does not cause noticeable thinning of scalp because new hair is growing in at the same time. Excessive amount of hair fall can cause hair loss. It is a known fact that many men and women experiences hair loss at various stages in their lives, Due to inevitable reasons like Hormonal changes, poor nutrition and scalp damage which lead to the hair loss, stress levels, lifestyle, environmental or other major factor to be considered is family history or heredity.

Signs and symptoms of hair loss may include:

         Gradual thinning on top of head: This is the most common type of hair loss, affecting both men and women as they age. In men, hair often begins to recede from the forehead in a line that resembles the letter M. Women typically retain the hairline on the forehead but have a broadening of the part in their hair.

       Circular or patchy bald spots: Some people experience smooth, coin-sized bald spots. This type of hair loss usually affects just the scalp, but it sometimes also occurs in beards or eyebrows. In some cases, your skin may become itchy or painful before the hair falls out.

      Sudden loosening of hair: A physical or emotional shock can cause hair to loosen. Handfuls of hair may come out when combing or washing your hair or even after gentle tugging. This type of hair loss usually causes overall hair thinning and not bald patches.

      Full-body hair loss: Some conditions and medical treatments, such as chemotherapy for cancer, can result in the loss of hair all over your body. The hair usually grows back.

     Patches of scaling that spread over the scalp: This is a sign of ringworm. It may be accompanied by broken hair, redness, swelling and, at times, oozing.

Obviously it is not the end of the world, as we will give you tips to address your hair loss issue. First of all, it would help greatly if one must acknowledge the problem by humbly asking for help from experts and listening to their wise advice. The following may be very significant to help you start solving this problem.

To regain one’s own self it is better to visit your near by VCare clinics instead of getting self-treatment.

Did you know?

When a hair falls out, it will usually re-grow. It can do this up to 20 times in a lifetime.

Trichologist's at VCare offer quality services by using advanced treatments.