Sounds like a serious cry for help but losing hair at a young age is no joke. Are you someone who faces this problem? We talks about the reasons why you could be losing hair and what you can do about it
For many of us, our hair is our crowning glory. It sets your self-esteem (depending on whether you are having a good or bad hair day), determines how you feel through the day and is at times your best and most remembered feature.
With such importance played on hair, it is no wonder why it becomes a major issue when we start noticing more strands than usual falling off. What’s even more worrying is that while losing hair is an easy thing to happen, re-growing hair can be quite difficult and complicated. Prevention is definitely better in this situation; unfortunately in some cases, this may not seem possible at all.
Also, many of us do not realize that baldness is not something that only men experience. A total of six million people suffer from hair loss. Roughly half of all women over the age of 40 experience excessive hair loss. In fact, hair loss occurs in 75 percent of women over the age of 65.
But what really constitutes hair loss? Could the sight of your hair thinning be a major concern or merely just an overreaction on your end? A person loses an average of 300 hairs per day. While this may seem like an excessive amount of hair, rest assure that it is perfectly normal to lose that much hair.
However, if you see your hair falling out in clumps, you then need to put out the SOS signal. Hair loss is indeed a serious problem and you need to seek immediate attention. What is important to know are the causes of hair loss and how you can help prevent or salvage the situation?
HAIR LOSS REASON 1:
Stress, Stress, Stress
Stress has become an important element in our health today.
Many health problems brew from stress and hair loss is no different. Chronic stress affects the immune system in a complex way, which in turn affects how healthy your hair is. When you lose hair due to stress, it is known as Alopecia Aerate, in which you experience unexplained hair loss that occurs in localized patches.
For example, going through a period of mourning will bring upon such unexplained hair loss due to the stress and turbulence of emotions you are going through. While it may be a temporary thing, this condition can worsen if you don’t do anything about it.
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