7 Common Causes Of Hair Loss In Women

Common Causes Of Hair Loss In Women

Hair loss is an annoying problem in women. There are many reasons linked to the hair loss in women. Generally an individual sheds 50-100 hairs a day on an average. But this doesn’t show any difference in the scalp. Hair growth takes place every day. New hair grows everyday as per hair growth cycle. Growth cycle of hair has three phases. Once the three phases of the cycle are complete a new strand of hair begins to grow and the old one sheds off. This is a natural process, but hair loss beyond this stage is something which we need to take seriously.

Here Are Some Common Causes Of Hair Loss In Women

1. Lacks Of Proteins

Proteins are required in adequate amount for hair growth. If you are not consuming required amount of proteins in your food, then the proteins necessary for metabolism are taken by shifting hair growth proteins. So the hair growth stops at this stage. The shedding of the hair will be seen after two months of this process. so even if you are on a diet plan seeing that you are consuming the minimum amount of proteins .

Lacks Of Proteins

2. Stress

Stress can cause three types of hair loss conditions which are Alopecia Areata, Telogen Effluvium and Trichotillomania. In the first condition Alopecia Areata large clumps of hair are lost around the scalp. The second one Telogen Effluvium is a situation where you notice more than usual hair loss. The third situation Trichotillomania is a a habitual action where you pull the hair during stressful situations.


3. Hereditary

Hair loss can be categorized into two categories hereditary and non hereditary. Hereditary hair loss is also called, androgenetic alopecia (AGA) where the active hair growth time period is shortened. This genetic condition can be either from mother or father. The hair loss is generally seen on the top of the head.


4. Hypothyroidism

Hair loss is common in hypothyroidism as there is an imbalance in the hormones. Hairloss will be uniformly noticed and scalp will look sparse. hair will also become thin and brittle during this time. One can regain the hair growth after treating hypo or hyperthyroidism.


5. Anaemia

If you are loosing hair continuously or if your hair is not growing at a normal pace, then its probably time to check your haemoglobin levels. Iron deficient women usually shed hair more than normal ones. You need to eat foods which are rich in iron content so as to get rid of hair fall. Research suggests that more than 70% of women hair fall problems are due to iron deficiency.


6. Female Hormones

Especially estrogen! Estrogen is a friendly hormone for women till it is balanced properly. Excess of estrogen can cause damage to hair by reducing the thickness them. After pregnancy, the estrogen levels go to peaks and then fall suddenly which leads to hair loss.

 Female Hormones

7. Over Styling

Too many styling tools and many styles in no time can be a cause of your hair fall. The chemicals, bleach, hair colours damage the hair and subsequently the damage hair cannot sustain for long days.the heat we apply to straighten the hair also damages the quality of hair. This situation can be reversed by conditioning your hair appropriately and using home remedies.
Now if you have come to know the reason behind your hair loss, then it’s time to make some changes to your lifestyle and take some precautions to protect your hair.

Over Styling

Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.