Seasonal hair loss is quite common during autumn. Long, short, dyed or natural, hair is a basic component of women’s beauty. Reasons of hair loss are not specific. Drugs, pathological conditions, anxiety, lifestyle and diet play an important role in hair loss.
Everyday there is a normal hair loss that should not bother us. Every day we lose about 50 to 100 hair, which are gradually regenerated. During autumn hair loss is more intense, which is seasonal.
Thyroid gland problems
Both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are conditions that disrupt the hormonal profile of the organism, causing changes even in the production of hair. However, once the thyroid is under control, the problem subsides and hair production returns to normal levels.
High levels of emotional and organic stress can cause severe hair loss. Hair loss resolves when we the levels of stress hormones are reduced to normal levels.
Female androgenic alopecia
It’s a causative factor responsible for the 10% of pre-menopausal hair loss cases. It is characterized by thinning of hair and hair loss mainly at the top of the scalp. It usually exacerbates after menopause when the protective effect of estrogen stops and occurs in women with genetic predisposition.
It is a fungus that attacks the scalp as it feeds on dead skin and hair. It causes hair loss, redness and itching. Hairs tend to fall creating circular areas of hair loss areas and treatment requires antifungal medication.
One of the characteristics of pregnancy is the increase of rate of hair loss. The reason is the elevated hormone levels. After birth the hair grows back to normal.
Fast weight loss and crash diets can cause increased hair loss. The reason is that fast and strict diets lack of nutrients, trace elements and proteins and thus there is increased hair fall. Adopting a healthy diet will also restore hair growth back to normal levels.
Very tight hairstyles
Tight hairstyles can irritate the scalp causing hair weakness and thinning. Permanent use of hair rolls, coats or very tight hairstyles can lead gradually to permanent hair loss. Let your hair grow naturally.
Cancer treatment often requires chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy, which has as a consequence the loss of scalp. After stopping the treatment and if the body recovers, hair starts to grow again.