Hair Loss in Women

Female pattern baldness is the most common type of hair loss in women.

Causes

Each strand of hair sits in a tiny hole (cavity) in the skin called a follicle. In general, baldness occurs when the hair follicle shrinks over time, resulting in shorter and finer hair. Eventually, the follicle does not grow new hair. The follicles remain alive, which suggests that it is still possible to grow new hair. The reason for female pattern baldness is not well understood, but may be related to:

  • Ageing
  • Changes in the levels of androgens (male hormones). For example, after reaching menopause, many women find that the hair on their head is thinner, while the hair on their face is coarser.
  • Family history of male or female pattern baldness.

Symptoms

Hair thinning is different from that of male pattern baldness. In female pattern baldness:

  • Hair thins mainly on the top and crown of the scalp. It usually starts with a widening through the center hair part.
  • The front hairline remains unaffected except for normal recession, which happens to everyone as time passes.
  • The hair loss rarely progresses to total or near total baldness, as it may in men.

Itching or skin sores on the scalp are generally not seen.

Common highlights and causes:-

Lack of vitamins, insufficient nutrition - The most fundamental cause of hair loss is inadequate nutrition. Persons lacking in vitamin B 6 lose their hair and those lacking in folic acid often become completely bald. But the hair grows usually after the liberal intake of these vitamins.

Stress, Prolonged Illness, impure conditions - Other important causes of hair loss are stress such as worry, anxiety, and un-expected shock, general body debility caused by severe or long standing illnesses like typhoid, syphilis, chronic cold, influenza, and anemia; an unclean situation of the scalp that weakens the hair roots by jamming the pores with the collected dirt; and heredity Below are some of the most powerful home remedies for baldness that has benefited thousands of people worldwide. Below are some of the most powerful home remedies for baldness that has benefited thousands of people worldwide.

Do's and Do not's

  • Take a balanced diet rich in protein, vegetables, cereals, fruits, carrots, milk products curd etc. egg , meat , fish, ghee , butter, they will help in healthy grow of hairs.
  • Use medicated shampoo to avoid bacterial infection and Ayurvedic shampoo to clean your hairs and roots.
  • Scalp massage with some herbal oils. Its helps in circulating blood by massaging with hands in a circular way blood start flowing to its normal.
  • Never do strong or gentle massage, always massage with your finger tips in roots of your hairs.
  • Ensure that you get adequate rest and sleep to reduce stress
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