Faqs about hair loss

Hair loss if so common these days, but it is nearly impossible to live with it. We feel embarrassed when we comb our hair and the hairbrush has hair tangled to it.

You get worried about it and keep looking for solutions to your hair loss problem? I am sure you have tons of questions. This FAQ guide will help you answer some of the most common questions.

Is it normal to lose 100 – 150 hairs in a day?

A majority of people have hair loss problem. Losing around 100 hairs a day will not make you bald in fact it is pretty normal. Along with losing 100 hairs there are much more than that growing at the same time.

Hair loss is a symptom of what disease?

Hair loss is a symptom of thyroid disease. It can also be because of iron deficiency.

Under normal conditions, hair on your head lives for how long?

Under normal conditions, the hair usually lives for three years. This period is called the anagen or growing phase and they subsequently enter the resting phase.

Is hair loss generally associated with internal disease?

No, hair loss is generally not associated with internal disease or poor diet. It is associated with factors like family history, genetic reasons and aging process. Besides this hair loss due to stress, nutritional changes, hormonal changes like pregnancy, puberty and menopause are reversible.

Can chemicals and constant shampooing cause hair loss in women?

No, they do not increase hair loss. It just removes the hair that was ready to fall off. Burns and severe processing can cause hair loss and hair damage. Tight hairstyles can cause hair loss, but not chemicals and shampooing.

What’s the leading cause of hair loss?

The most common cause for hair loss in men and women is heredity.

How can laser technology help with hair loss?

Lower – level laser technology is safe, easy and effective to use for hair loss at your home. It stimulates the cellular activity in your hair follicles to reduce the hair loss. The laser therapy boosts the hair density and improves the condition of the hair.

Does frequent combing cause hair loss?

Combing your hair a couple of times in the day does not cause hair loss. If you comb roughly at the knots you can face hair loss. The hair strands that fall off are usually at the end of their life cycle.

Does dandruff cause hair loss?

No, that is not a direct cause of hair loss. Dandruff makes your scalp itchy and constant scratching makes the roots weak which leads to hair fall. So dandruff should be treated immediately to avoid hair loss.

Is smoking a cause of hair loss?

Yes, consuming a lot of cigarettes for a long time can cause hair loss. This is because the lungs, blood circulation and liver are affected. Hair follicles rely on a steady oxygen supply and blood.

Does blow drying cause hair loss?

If you blow dry occasionally, your hair won’t get damaged. But if you use it daily than the scalp will become dry and cause hair fall.

Can children face, hair loss?

Yes, but that is an indication that they are unwell. Unhealthy diet, fungal scalp infection or some sickness like viral fever can cause hair loss in children.