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Causes of hair loss and ways to deal with them

Hair loss can have different causes. Most people lose hair on their head, but some people have problems with hair loss on their face, or other parts of the body.
Hair loss can have several different patterns:

• Thinning of hair
Circular ringworms
•  Sudden shedding or total shedding in a specific area

Some hair loss is normal. A strand of hair usually grows in two to six years. Most people have about 100,000 hairs on their head, and the average person loses between 50 and 100 hairs a day.

There are many reasons for excessive hair loss, including:

Old age
Chemotherapy or radiation therapy
•  Hair damage due to the use of tight and stiff hairstyles
Medical reasons such as thyroid problems or severe infections
• Patterns of baldness caused by genetics and hormonal factors
Poor nutrition, especially in those with iron or protein deficiency
Frequent or sudden weight loss
Heavy and intense stress
•  Complications of childbirth, depression, gout, or heart problems
Skin problems such as psoriasis or estrogen deficiency

Ways to deal with and treat hair loss
Hair loss occurs when new hair does not grow fast enough to replace the amount of hair lost during the day. Hair loss can be temporary depending on certain conditions, but this temporary loss can turn into permanent hair loss.
If you are experiencing frequent hair loss and want to improve its condition, there are several ways to promote growth and thicken your hair strands.

Biotin supplement
According to doctors’ advice, biotin is a vitamin B family that helps hair loss. Many natural foods contain biotin. Such as: fish, red meat, nuts, legumes, potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower
You can also use biotin supplements. For maximum effect, doctors recommend to use vitamin C, zinc and folic acid together with biotin.

scalp massage
An experiment shows that massaging the scalp for four minutes a day for six months improves the effect of hair loss. At the end of the test period, those who did this had thicker hair.

An observation of the experience of people experiencing hair loss confirms these results. More than 65% of those who did daily scalp massages said that it made their hair grow back and at least reduced the rate of hair loss.
You can also use lavender extract or mint oil for a better scalp massage effect. Recent tests on laboratory mice show that the use of these oils has a positive effect on hair growth and reduces its side effects. More tests on people can prove this to treat hair loss.

Quit Smoking
One of the negative effects of smoking is hair loss. Some toxins in cigarettes can damage your hair follicles. In addition, smoking also affects your hormones, which imbalance of hormones causes hair loss. Studies also show that smoking causes premature hair loss.
Recent experiments on laboratory mice show that abandoning the use of nicotine products reverses the hair loss process.

Visit by a doctor
If your hair loss is bothering you, talk to your doctor. You should also talk to your doctor when you notice sudden, significant hair loss; Because it may be a sign of an underlying unpleasant condition. Treatments that your doctor may recommend include:

• Prescribing medications such as liquid therapy such as Minoxidil (Rogin is also its brand name) or tablets such as Aldactone (Spironolactone), Avodart (Oral Dutasteride), Propecia (Finasteride) and Carospire (Cypronolactone).
•  Hair transplant
Laser treatment

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