Why You Lose Hair - What Are The Real Reasons !

By: susan

Why You Lose hair?

Many men in particular as they get older, their hair will start to fall out. A lot of these men end up totaly bald. Unfortunately hair falling out does not only affect men as women are affected too.

This can be a very distressing time for many men and women. Seeing your hair falling out is not just a reminder that you are getting old but it can be due to a myriad of reasons. 

Reasons for Hair Falling Out
Here the the common 5 reasons for hair falling out and why you lose hair. 

1) Reasons for Hair Falling Out - Genetics
The most common form of hair loss is related to genetics, meaning that if your father has lost his hair then highly likely you will follow in his footsteps. Of course not all his children will neccessarilly have this problem. If you think this may be your case then you can look into prevention by adding extra nutrients to your diet or by practicing scalp massage techniques. There are several products and companies that are supposed to be helpful but I suppose you can only try for yourself to see if they do prevent baldness.

2) Reasons for Hair Falling Out - illness
Some people may suffer from an illness that can lead to hairloss. This is something that will need to be discussed with your doctor. Sometimes it is the actual illness and sometimes it is the treatment. Often more than not your hair will grow back once you are healthy.

3) Reasons for Hair Falling Out - Stress Related
When a person is under major stress, the muscles in the scalp restrict causing the circulation to the scalp to be cut out. This usually only occurs after long periods of major stress and once again it does not affect everyone.

4) Reasons for Hair Falling Out - Hormone Changes
A change in hormones can trigger hair loss in both men and women. If all of a sudden you start to lose your hair especially in women then you should seek medical advice from your doctor. This problem then may be helped or it may be a sign of something else that you were not aware was happening.

5) Reasons for Hair Falling Out - Improper Hair Care
Dont always blame medical problems. It is funny how not all hair loss is because of medical problems but can be because of improper care. Hair is meant to naturally die off so new hair can grow and replace that hair. If you do not wash and brush your hair regularly then your scalp does not stay healthy therefore making it hard for the development of the new growth. This can be also said for wearing a tight fitting hat constantly.

Whilst there are many reasons why you lose hair there are also ways to prevent this happening. Being aware of this can make a difference.

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