Suffering from hair fall: Here is what you need to know
A condition where there is excessive loss of hair throughout the body and primarily in the head region.
Around 40% of women in America experience visible hair loss by the time they reach 40.
- Medical assistance is preferred for the regeneration of the hair.
- The condition is self-diagnosable, and lab tests are generally not required.
- Commonly referred to as baldness or alopecia
- Can lead to feelings of low self-esteem
Hair fall is caused due to a variety of factors, the most notable being genetic reasons, hormonal changes at the time of puberty, medical disorders and traumatic events.
Ages affected: It is less common in those who are below 14 years of age. It is most common in those above 39.
Symptoms include thinning and brittleness of hair and loss of hair in clumps.
People may experience
Patchy bald spots, hair loss throughout the body.
Self-care: Generally its is recommended that you apply coconut oil, aloe vera and neem to aid your hair growth. You also need to avoid stress and adopt a healthy sleep cycle. You should strictly avoid styling products and hair gels.
Medications: Over-the-counter medication such as topical creams and gels can be used as per the advice of your doctor. Oral medication and corticosteroids can be taken at your doctor's prescription.
Specialists: Hair transplantation and scalp reduction surgery can be done. Book an appointment with Mfine to experience our world-class treatment to help you on your road to recovery.