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Female Hair Loss: hair loss in women, causes and treatment. Now a days, hair loss and thinning in women is common. Some time due to genetics or certain medical reasons like thyroid etc. Hair loss in women is observed. The question of what can cause hair loss in women attributes to many factors ranging from simple nutritional deficiencies, hormonal changes or stress….
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Can chlorine cause your hair to fall out

Question:- I am a swimmer & continuous hair loss. Swimming is the cause of hair loss.

Answer:-

Hair fall is also called as baldness and also called as alopecia, which is seen in both male and females. Hair fall can be categorized mostly into 4 types.

  • Male pattern baldness
  • Female pattern baldness
  • Alopecia areata
  • Hair thinning

Talking about all the types of hair fall category, in which doing a proper check up with your dermatologist is very important, and then understanding your hair condition and accordingly following the medications and treatments.

There are different medication and treatments for each type of hair loss. Some of the major treatment likes,

  • PRP – In which hair scalps are injected with PRP solution and help to give good blood circulation and enhance the hair follicles for new hair regrowth.
  • Dermaroller – A roller with lots of needles is used to roll on your scalp and this treatment helps to give good blood circulation.
  • Mesotherapy – In this treatment lot of vitamins, growth factors, DHT blockers is injected into the scalp with mesogen.
  • Low-Level Laser Therapy  – In this treatment with the help of laser light helmet, the hair roots are induced to control hair loss.
  • Hair Transplant – This treatment is done if you have lost you 70 to 90% of hairs, and then in this treatment from DHT free area hair roots are extracted and then implanted into the bald part of the scalp.

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Medications for hair fall

Two major inventions in hair are Minoxidil and Finasteride. Basically, minoxidil is a topical application and finasteride is oral medication. You need to take these medications with dermatologist concern only.

If your hair is weak and root is going to thin then lots of hair fall happens, which is majorly seen in middle-aged people and teenage. Globally this is one of the most common problems everyone is facing.


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One of the major cause of hair fall is chlorinated water, let’s talk about this in details.

It is said due to chlorinated water in swimming pool, you will get hair fall. Chlorine water is required to keep the pool clean and from bacteria free. This helps to keep the swimmers safe from the infections and insects. It is used to sanitize the swimming pool water. It is said that due to chlorine water, lots of hair fall is seen, but it’s the biggest myth. Chorine water doesn’t cause hair fall, due to which you can your skin and hairs will become dry and hairs can become more brittle. Make sure you use a cap to cover your hairs when you get into the water, which will be helpful to you.

Due to spending more time in the swimming pool you can experience skin wrinkles as well. Make sure don’t allow staying the chlorine water in your hairs, thoroughly rinsing your hairs with water. In our hairs, we have naturally produced oil and sebum which makes our hairs more shine and soft and silky, which protects our hairs.


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Male Hair Loss

There are many reasons for hair loss in male ranging from genetics or family history of hair loss, daily or work life stress etc. Hair loss may be genetic or non-genetic. The following section briefs you about few top causes of hair loss and treatment for it.

The most important type of hair loss in males is male pattern baldness or Androgenetic Alopecia. Almost 70% to 80 % of males suffer from male pattern baldness. The main causes of hair loss in men are usually changing in eating habits or crash dieting, change in environment or stress induced due to work or personal reasons. HairMD- hair loss clinic in Pune, provides our patients with proven hair loss treatment which are based on 28+ years of successful clinical experience Dr Dhananjay Chavan, MBBS, DDV & proven medical research. The mainstay of treatment for male pattern hair loss is finasteride and minoxidil. Finasteride blocks the hormones i.e. 5 alpha reductase in the body which are responsible for hair loss. Minoxidil increases blood flow to the scalp and promotes hair growth in bald patches or spots. Apart from finasteride and minoxidil various procedures like platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP), mesotherapy, micro-needling (derma roller), low-level laser light therapy (LLLT) are some of the ways to treat hair loss.

In PRP for hair loss, concentrated growth factors are extracted from the blood of the patient and then transferred back to the scalp of the patient. In micro-needling (derma roller for hair loss treatment) thousands of micro punctures are created in patient’s scalp with the help of derma roller. These micro punctures result in the release of intrinsic growth factors at that site stimulate hair growth.

In low-level laser light therapy (LLLT), light from a cold laser (red laser waves) is delivered to the hair, this laser light stimulates the hair follicles for faster growth. This treatment is US FDA approved for hair loss problem. In mesotherapy growth peptides, plane stem cell extract and various other growth factors are delivered locally to our hair. All these treatment procedures along with medicine are responsible for the great results. We are able to give to our patients suffering from hair loss.

You can see our hair loss treatment results here or on www.clearskin.in. Don’t worry, if you are experiencing sudden hair loss or severe long-term hair loss, take hair loss consultation with our dermatologist or hair loss doctors. Also, please visit our page for more hair loss treatment result.