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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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Why does hair fall out during Pregnancy

Who doesn’t like to get attention and pamper, pregnancy is one of the best periods in a woman’s life, to feel cloud 9 always? There are lots of problems women face during this period, so proper guidance is required. Hair fall, diabetics, thyroid problem etc women have to go through this phase.


Today let’s talk about hair loss problems in details in women during pregnancy.

  • Telogen effluvium is one of the reasons for pregnancy hair fall, in this period hair thinning; hair shedding is seen due to stress and shock. In an average, if you lose 100 hairs daily then during this period you will lose 300 hairs per day. Which is common during this period and mostly 30 to 50 % of women suffer.
  • Due to estrogen hormone freeze the hairs in the resting period, so we can experience lots of hair fall. But again it returns back to normal after a delivery period.
  • Another reason for hair fall is due to hormonal imbalance, which plays also an important role.
  • During pregnancy, if nutrition level is not good then also hair fall changes go up.
  • If you are suffering from thyroid levels, gestational diabetics, ring warm etc which also is a major role in hair loss.
  • Genetics also plays a significant role in hair loss, if it runs in your family history.

Why do women suffer from hair loss during pregnancy?


Let’s talk about some tips to control hair fall during pregnancy:

  • Proper intake of vitamins and minerals in the form of vegetables and fruits can help in the good amount of nutrition which is required for hair.
  • Avoid brushing or combing your hairs when it’s wet.
  • Regular oiling your hairs also help in improving your hairs.
  • Avoid using styling products as such as blow dry, straightening etc to your hairs during this period.
  • It’s very common to get stress and tension during this period, but stress is one of the cause for hair fall, so try to be stress-free.
  • Avoid direct sunlight to avoid massive hair fall.


Let’s talk about some home remedies:

  • Using fresh coconut milk to massage your scalp and leave it for 30 mins and you can see the benefits.
  • Application using of raw aloe vera on your scalp is also good.
  • Using amla powder for drinking or application of amla on your scalp helps in strengthening the hair roots and the follicles.
  • Application of fenugreek seed on the scalp is also a good remedy for hair loss.
  • Using lemon juice and beaten eggs also seems to give good results.

The above-maintained home remedies have not proven the technology, but you can try and check if you are beneficial or not. It works for some and may not work for others, so don’t be disappointed with the results.

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What are the causes and treatments of female hair loss?


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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 due to work or mental situation etc. The following section helps you to understand phenomenon of loss of hair in women and ways to prevent hair loss.

The causes of hair loss in females:

Some of the causes are briefed here.

  1. Hair loss due to Certain Nutritional or Vitamin deficiencies: The subclinical nutritional deficiencies of Vit D3 , Vit B12 , iron are chiefly responsible for hair loss due to nutritional deficiencies in females. This can be prevented by following some good hair loss diet plan.
  2. Hormonal hair loss in women: Variation in hormonal levels in the female body has been found to be important reason for hair loss in women. Various hormones that contribute to hormonal hair loss in women are thyroid hormones, oestrogen, progesterone, FHS, LH etc. Also, life changing events like pregnancy or menopause can also contribute to hormonal imbalance in women which may contribute to temporary hair loss.
  3. Stress and hair loss in women: Both mental and physiological stress are increasingly becoming main contributors to hair loss in working women.

We at, HairMD- hair loss clinic in Pune, take care of hairs of our patients by providing them with the best hair loss treatment- customised cocktail therapy for hair loss which is based on proven medical research. Currently, finasteride and Minoxidil are mainstay treatment for hair loss in women and men- mainly to stop the progression of male pattern hair loss or baldness in females and males. Finasteride is a tablet which blocks the hormones- 5-alpha-reductase in the body which is responsible for hair loss. Minoxidil increases the vascularity i.e. blood flow of the scalp and promotes hair growth. Along with Finasteride and Minoxidil, various procedures like platelet rich plasma therapy (PRP), mesotherapy, micro needling, and low level laser light therapy (LLLT therapy for hair loss) are done to treat hair loss.

In PRP hair loss treatment, concentrated growth factors extracted from our own blood are delivered to hair follicles on the scalp. In microneedling for hair loss, thousands of micro punctures are created in our scalp with the help of micro needling derma roller devices. These micro punctures results in released of intrinsic growth factors at that site stimulate hair growth.

In low level laser light therapy (LLLT), light from a red cold laser is delivered to the hair, this laser light stimulates the hair follicles for faster growth. LLLT 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 hair loss treatment & procedures along with medication are responsible for the great results. We have been lucky to treatment more than 119023 & counting hair loss & related patients at HairMD and ClearSkin- Laser and hair clinic and could deliver successful results over the period of 28 years under the umbrella of Dr Dhananjay Chavan, MBBS, DDV- one of best dermatologist in Pune, Karad, Kolhapur.

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