So Many People Are Uncomfortable About Hair Loss
What might you do about thinning hair in and around Delray Beach
Although everyone loses hair every day, for a lot of people, it grows back. For many of us, we lose about a hundred strands of hair often. A typical hair growth cycle may last between two to six years with hair falling out and re-growing every twelve weeks. You will find those individuals who lose their hair but no new hair replaces them. The dramatic loss of hair has become common just recently for many people.
The hair loss is so subtle that those who are losing their hair don’t realize it unless somebody says something about it. If you’re one of those folks who are vulnerable to hair thinning, or you are already losing your hair, you will need to know what types of hair loss there are. Both women and men might get androgenetic alopecia which is also known as pattern baldness. This kind of baldness is hereditary and its characteristics are weak strands of hair and sluggish hair regrowth. A strong family history of pattern baldness and a person’s age will guarantee that an individual will lose their hair.
A permanent form of hair loss due to inflammation is referred to as cicatricial alopecia or scarring alopecia. The follicles of hair become destroyed because of scarring caused by inflammation which inhibits hair from growing. The main cause of inflammation in the scalp remains a mystery even though a few skin conditions like lichen planus and lupus erythematosus can cause scarring alopecia. There is another type of hair loss known as alopecia areata which is also considered an autoimmune disorder. Even though it’s also not known what brings about the condition, it is classified as such. Individuals who suffer from alopecia areata usually are healthy but it might be due to something like a thyroid condition. There are people who believe that a virus is causing alopecia areata or perhaps it is a genetic disorder.
There is yet another type, telogen effluvium, that happens because something causes a change in the regular hair cycle. Hair regrowth can end all of a sudden if there is an unexpected shock to the system. Often this is due to stressful factors, like death or other traumatic events, which lead people into despair. Intense physiological stress like severe weight gain or loss, severe illness or metabolic problems can result in sudden hair loss.
Another kind of hair loss called traction alopecia is starting to become more and more common. Too much hairstyling will put a large amount of pressure on the scalp, and that is what is causing this sort of hair loss. The ceaseless pulling of the hair causes the roots to become weak and hair is unable to grow again.