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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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What are the nutritional causes of Hair Loss?

Dr. Sejal working as a consultant in HairMD clinic Pune talks about nutrition which is needed in case of even male pattern thinning. It is not a common occurrence only for females to have a nutrition problem, even males having the same kind of problem suffer through hair loss.

We need an adequate amount of proteins, vitamins, minerals as well as amino acids to maintain our hair. Our hair is made up of protein so if there is a lack of protein intake, then it’s bad for your hair growth.

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Your hair is dependent on protein because a lack of protein for your hair will deny it the proper nutrition. Your body starts to save a lesser amount of protein and it changes your growth cycle to resting and falling phase. Suddenly, your hair starts falling after two to three months. You need to start taking proper protein in your diet which is not an issue if you are a nonvegetarian, as there is plenty of this nutrient found in fish, chicken, meat, and eggs. As a vegetarian, you should consume foods such as paneer, green peas, broccoli, beans and nuts which are good sources of proteins.

If you have an iron deficiency, then also your hair starts falling because iron is basically important for oxygen supply. If your hair does not get proper nourishment, then how will they survive. For good iron source, you should start consuming nuts like dry fruits, jaggery as well as beetroot and green leafy vegetables. If iron is low, then it may happen that your hair falls in a direct state and you feel thinning of your hair as well as feel that the scalp visibility is increasing day.

Another very important nutrient is Vitamin C. It is needed for better absorption of iron. You should start taking amla juice, lime juice or orange juice as a part of your daily requirement. If there is vitamin B12 deficiency, then that also must is a reason for your hair fall. B12 is important because that is a co-factor which is responsible for making RBC (red blood cells) that in turn carry nutrition important for DNA replication. It is vital for the growth of your hair follicles. It happens when B12 is not absorbing property for some males who have undergone gastric surgeries, if they are taking different medications then also their B12 does not get absorbed properly.

If you are a vegetarian, then there are very fewer sources of B12 in your diet. In that cases your B12 goes down, so start taking proper food rich in B12 like in non-vegetarian people who can have fish, meat, mutton or even shellfish and crab, which are all good sources for B12.

As vegetarians, you can have milk, milk products, and non-citrus fruits along with green vegetables and nuts, which is good for some amount of B12 so you can have it. When you feel that there are some symptoms like mouth ulcers, then you should consult your doctor because you need to make your diet right.

If you are not taking proper food under the guidance of a nutritionist or a dietitian, then you are going to reduce your weight by cutting off your protein and carbohydrate definitely, but the amount saved in your body will not be adequate for hair growth. During the growth cycle, your hair goes prematurely from the growth cycle to fall cycle and your hair starts to fall, so don’t go for extreme dieting. In such a scenario, start taking proper diet with a balanced amount of vitamin B12, other vitamins, iron, biotin, zinc.

You should include a banana, oats, milk and milk products with salads in your regular diet. A deficiency and an excess of anything are equally bad. Vitamin A in excess is also harmful. I am talking about vitamin A in particular because Vitamin A strongly affects your moods and is always recommended by doctors to remain stable.

An excess of vitamin A causes hair loss because your hair goes into completing a growth cycle very fast and then the hair fall phase also comes very suddenly.

It is extremely important to have a balanced diet in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle and have a perfect hair growth cycle.

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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.