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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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Does smoking cause hair loss

Who doesn’t dream of having healthy and good hairs? In nowadays life hair is considered the biggest asset. Hair changes a person’s personality and gives a good confidence in one’s life. Having healthy hair needs lots of efforts and dedications. The life cycle of your hair is having 3 phases like the anagen phase (growing period), catagen phase (intermediate period) and telogen phase (resting or shedding period). Generally, a hair grows half an inch a month. Each new hair which grows has approx 6 to 7 years of their life cycle then following the other two phases before following down.

Our hairs give us 80% of our looks and give our confident as gives us good personality to face the world. Hair fall is rapidly increasing day by day in all the countries and cities. Smoking is one of the most important reasons which triggers hair loss. 38% of the population is suffering from hair loss drastically.

Let’s talk a few points about smoking and hair loss:

  • Smoking is really bad for health and causes lots of damages to our skin, hairs, heart, and lungs also. Due to which nicotine and carbon monoxide chemicals, through bloodstream they reach our lungs and which restricted with oxygen level also.
  • Smoking causes our vital organs like kidneys, brain, heart etc also get tend to get less blood circulation and which affect the body functions also.
  • Poor blood flow is also one of the biggest reasons for hair fall.
  • Smoking reduces the nutritional values of the food and due to which our hairs tend to become pale and weak and they fall off before the reach telogen phase. Smoking fastens the telogen phase in our body.
  • Due to the smoking hair follicle, DNA gets affected, it’s seen in recent studies.
  • Premature aging of hairs also seen because of smoking.
  • Our body immune system is also affected due to smoking.
  • Due to lack of immune system your scalp might get affected with bacterial and fungal infection.


Due to smoking our health goes for a toss and which starts affecting our other parts of our body and makes our body to shrink and aggravates the aging process also. To avoid this one must quit smoking and do some healthy dietary and lifestyle modifications.

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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 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.