Tuesday, September 13, 2016

What are the reasons for hair loss?

Baldness / hair loss means the lack of hair growth in places where hair should grow, especially at the top. Normal amount of hair loss is natural. Dropping out of a hundred hairs here is absolutely normal. Hair loss is not normal is when falling over one hundred hairs a day. Is not always possible to know there is an abnormal drop out. Significant hair thinning and \ or baldness are a problem. If there is excessive hair loss and thinning hair without serious can make the pillow test to check whether the normal drop-out - cleaned assume the pillow at bedtime and in the morning to count the hairs on the pillow - if there are more than 10 hairs, there is a chance that it comes to dropouts accelerated.

Main reasons for baldness \ hair loss:
Androgenetic alopecia
Cause of baldness in 95% of cases, most often occurs in men, but can also occur in women, particularly during menopause. Androgenetic alopecia is a genetic characteristics. Hair starts to fall out from the middle of the head. Cause this type of baldness is a hormone called (Dhidrotstostron) DHT. This hormone affects the sex and body hair. It is not clear what is the mechanism which takes some of the hormone DHT hair dilution, but studies show that hormone that begins the process of reducing the hair follicle. Gradually thinning hair until it becomes fluffy. The last step is a complete lack of hair. Source DHT is testosterone, the male hormone, which makes the hormone DHT in the body by an enzyme called 5-alpha reductase. Hair growth medications contain ingredients that prevent the activity of the enzyme 5-alpha reductase and thereby reduce the levels of DHT and prevent baldness. Which drugs most often side effects such as impotence and lack of libido.

Alopecia due to hair pulling. This psychological phenomenon occurs more in children than in adults. It is a mental disorder characterized by an inability to control the urge to pluck the hair. This causes hair loss, especially in the scalp.

Such as chemotherapy, radiation to the scalp, births, complicated surgery, poisoning and extreme stress. Extreme stress causes baldness called TELOGEN EFFLUVIUM

Hair loss due to birth
This condition is characterized strung hair but does not lead to baldness. In this situation, the hair gets thicker during pregnancy due to increased levels of estrogen. After the baby's birth and falling estrogen levels are balanced and excess hair falls out. Hair loss due to birth can be caused by nutritional deficiencies. During pregnancy increases demand for essential food components such as vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. This requirement increases even more during breastfeeding. If the mother is eating a balanced diet, lacking can develop and cause many symptoms, among them a depletion of hair.

A lack of iron
A common cause of hair thinning, although that does not cause baldness

Scalp fungus
Can cause massive hair loss: TINEA CAPITIS fungus, ringworm is most common in children and rare in adults. Instead of the infected fungus will not grow hair. Prompt treatment is essential to ensure that hair will grow again and the affected area.

Alopecia Aarth
An autoimmune disease in which the body produces antibodies that damage the hair pigment proteins, creating inflammation, and as a result of falling hair. The disease can occur at a single point in the scalp or entire body.

Hypothyroidism - hyperthyroidism
May cause hair loss, usually at the front of the scalp and the outer third of the eyebrows.

Furthermore hypothyroidism - hyperthyroidism
May cause hair loss especially on the sides of the scalp

Temporary baldness due to skin cyst
Usually lasts up to several weeks.

Natural naturopathic treatment - alopecia - hair loss
As part of patients turn to NT important first to understand the cause of baldness or hair loss. The goal of treatment understand too late to address the problem. Since balding or hair loss is the only symptom, it is get to the root problem and treat it accordingly. The first stage diagnosis is a comprehensive blood tests to rule out iron deficiency, under-active or over-active thyroid and general health status. In addition to an extensive questioning about Naturopath medical history, birth if the woman, stress levels and dietary habits. If massive baldness and form islands-islands should be ruled by a dermatologist presence of the fungus and alopecia Aarth.
According to the diagnosis tailored treatment plan:

Nutritional deficiencies
If there are nutritional deficiencies upgrade to a detailed nutritional diet menu that includes all the essential ingredients to the body. If there is lack of blood tests to be considered nutritional supplements. You should also check if there is a proper absorption of the digestive system. Abnormal lead absorption nutritional deficiencies, even if well balanced diet.

In the course of teaching Naturopath understand too late, the patient relaxation techniques. In addition, you can combine relaxation techniques such as contact purposes reflexology.

In the course of understand too late, you can use custom herbal medicine external and internal kill the fungus. Some herbs are very effective antifungal workers.

Alopecia Aarth
This conventional treatment is cortisone, which reduce inflammation in the follicle. You can reduce the level of inflammation in the framework of patients turn to NT by diet, nutritional supplements and anti-inflammatory herbs. By eating fats Reduce inflammation and proinflammatory avoiding fats, can reach a balance and prevent the damage of the disease.

Androgenetic alopecia
Herbs are working to lower the DHT hormone levels that cause no side effects. Whichever is the known SAW PALMETTO has been scientifically proven to influence the enzyme 5-alpha reductase. Formula Match herbs can help prevent baldness and hair growth.

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