Causes and reasons for hair loss

Hair loss at this young age is really a problem and you would need to give it immediate attention. Yoga certainly offers certain natural remedies for hair loss. However, before learning about Pranayama and other yoga exercises for hair loss, you need to figure out the causes and reasons for hair loss.

Usually hair loss is associated with aging, since this is not the case with you there are other aspects that you should look into. The causes, reasons for hair loss at young age could be any of the following:

  • Mental strain or emotional stress.
  • Dandruff or fungal infection of scalp.
  • Deficiency of certain essential minerals and vitamins due to bad eating habits.
  • Family history of early hair loss.
  • Excessive smoking and alcohol intake.
  • Some prolonged illness.
  • Persistent ailment of digestive system such as indigestion, acidity and constipation.
  • Poor blood circulation can also be a one of the probable reasons for hair loss.
  • Pollution and environmental hazards.

Once the cause is identified, you can seek the advice of an experienced and qualified yoga instructor for details about Pranayama (Breathing Exercises). Breathing exercises in yoga help to de-stress the body, and this, in turn, can help with hair loss caused from to stress. Yoga also helps detoxify the body. For illnesses and infections, you will need medical treatment.

answered by S S

Does stress related hair loss grow back?

Mental stress and tension is one of the main causes for most ailments and disorders. Mental stress results in production of toxins in our body,which leads to further problems. In fact, stress is the number one cause for hair loss in young people.

In most cases, stress-related hair loss grows back once the stressful period is over. However, in some cases, it may take a long time to re-grow or there may be permanent loss. This mostly differs from person to person and depends on the extent of mental stress undergone. If you have experienced stress-related hair loss or are undergoing a stressful phase, you need to take appropriate steps so as to prevent further hair fall. The most obvious solution to stress-related hair loss is to de-stress.

For stress-related hair loss treatment, the first thing you should consider is yoga and meditation. Yoga with meditation will greatly helps in reducing mental tension, thereby eliminating the root cause of hair loss. Diet also plays an important role in detoxifying and de-stressing the body. Since stress causes the excessive production of toxins; it is important that for stress-related hair loss you should also consider detoxification of your body. For further advice, consult a yoga instructor or a nutritionist.

answered by G R

Treatment for severe hair fall after pregnancy?

Losing hair after pregnancy is a very common phenomenon, and most women will lose their hair after delivery. If you are a new mom, you need not worry about it as the hair loss after child birth is quite natural. So why does it happen? Normally, most of your hair is always in the growing stage,and a small percentage (5% – 10%)is in the resting stage. During pregnancy, due to the increased levels of estrogen in your body,almost all your hair enter the growing and none are in the resting stage.However, after the child’s birth, the estrogen level suddenly falls, and this suddenly puts considerably large number of hairs in the resting stage, which, in turn,leads to hair loss after child birth.

So how does one prevent falling of hair after delivery? The answer is quite simple, there is not much you can do about this other than be sure that you are eating healthy and that you not under any stress. Hair fall after pregnancy is a natural process that will remedy itself once the hormone levels return to normal; there is no treatment for this.

You could, as mentioned earlier, consult a dietician, and ensure that you are eating a well-balanced and healthy diet. This will help your body return to its pre-pregnancy state sooner. A proper diet also means that your body is getting all the required nutrition that it needs in the postpartum stage.

answered by A S

How can hair dye cause hair loss?

Using a hair dye is one of the major causes for hair loss in most people worldwide. So how does a hair dye causes hair loss. The truth is that hair dyes contain certain harsh chemicals that include ammonia and hydrogen peroxide. While applying the dye, these chemicals damage your hair as well as the hair roots, or hair follicles, which gradually result in loss of hair. Hair loss from hair dye may even lead to complete baldness in some cases.

Most people, especially women, start coloring their hair as soon as they find even a few grey hairs. Nowadays, most women use hair dyes for styling their hair as well. However, this is not at all good for the health of your hair. Another thing to keep in mind is that use of hair dyes will eventually turn all of your hair grey, due to the damage done to your hair follicles.

Hair dyes for styling and aesthetic purposes is best avoided. If you have grey hair and would like to cover them, opt for ammonia-free hair dyes. The best alternative to avoid hair loss from hair dye is to use natural herbal coloring agents for coloring your hair. Indian gooseberry is a natural herb that not only makes your hair dark but also promotes the growth of hair.

answered by G M

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