What is the difference between hair fall and hair loss?
Hair fall means visible fall of hair strands that one can see in the comb or brush, on the pillow, during a shower, on the room floor, on the towel etc. It may or may not be a problem. On a daily basis we loose around 30 strands a day and the same number of hair grow back as well each day. So the total volume of hair remains the same. However if the hair fall exceeds hair regrowth, then that is a problem.
How would we know whether our hair are regrowing also, and not just falling?
By noticing our hair volume and density, Dr. Urvashi Chandra, the best hair fall doctor in Delhi, would be able to examine your scalp through a trichoscope and tell whether the hair density is going down.
What are the reasons for sudden hair fall?
Dr Urvashi Chandra, the best hair fall doctor in Delhi, tells us that anything which stresses our body will cause hair fall. So here are some reasons:
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What does hair loss mean?
When the hair fall is not getting replaced by the same number of hair growing back and the hair strands are eventually thinning out with time, it is called hair loss, says Dr Urvashi Chandra, best hair fall doctor in Delhi. Again, an experienced dermatotrichologist would be able to judge whether you have hair loss by examining your hair through a trichoscope.
What are the reasons for hair loss?
The most common reason is genetic sensitivity. Male pattern baldness or female pattern hair loss is caused due to genetic sensitivity of hair to male reproductive hormone or DHT. This hormone is present in both men and women. Often there is family history of hair loss from mother’s or father’s side . Consult Dr Urvashi Chandra at Chandra Clinic to know about hair fall treatment in Delhi.
What are the symptoms of hair loss?
In men, it appears as pattern baldness or hair loss. The hairline starts to move up and eventually the top and crown of the head also loose hair and appear bald.
In women , the central parting starts to become wider and the top and crown area of scalp become empty. Scalp becomes visible through the hair since hair becomes very thin and scarce.
Why my hair loss has started at such a young age?
Nowadays many young people in their late teens and early 20s have hair loss. This is because of poor lifestyle, stress, lack of physical activity, pollution around us, poor diet etc. These factors trigger hair loss or baldness and shift it to be an earlier age. If these factors are kept in check and we lead a healthy lifestyle, the same genetic hair loss will start at a later age. To know about hair fall treatment in Delhi visit Chandra Clinic.
How does diet affect hair?
Our hair need nutrition to grow and thrive. They also need nutrition to fight stress. If our diet is poor, our hair is not able to withstand the slightest stress or hectic lifestyle, since it is already week and vulnerable.
Nutritious diet is required for many biochemical processes of hair building and growth.
How does stress affect our hair?
Any kind of physical or mental stress causes release of many harmful chemicals and hormones into the blood stream . These harmful mediators arrest hair growth, weaken them, and cause them to fall and thin out .
How does sedentary lifestyle/ lack of physical activity affect hair?
Sedentary lifestyle causes a lot of hormonal changes in the body. It causes blood sugar hormone
resistance, to counter which our body produces more blood sugar hormone . More blood sugar hormone means more DHT ( male hormone) which in turn causes hair thinning.
How can multivitamins help in hair regrowth?
When our hair is supplied by the correct nutrition, at the correct time intervals, in correct doses, Our hair becomes stronger. Stronger hair is more resistant to stress and hormones. Healthy diet increases the resistance of our hair, so that even in the most stressful and hectic situations, our hair does not fall.
Why my hair has become so rough?
Frequent straightening, curling, coloring and salon treatment of hair can cause the hair strands to become weak and rough. Also, when a person has hair loss, it means that the roots are not healthy. If roots are not healthy then they cannot produce smooth shiny healthy hair. So in order to make our hair smooth and beautiful looking, we must tackle the reasons that are making the roots weak. An experienced dermatotrichologist will help you with the same. Visit Chandra Clinic, the best hair transplant clinic in Delhi for hair fall treatment in Delhi!