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    What Causes hair loss and what will be the best treatment to restore your hair

    January 13, 2017

    Hair loss is a common problem seen in all age groups. Hair loss can be the result of heredity and hormonal changes in your body. Baldness generally refers to the excessive hair loss from your scalp and it increases with age. Hereditary hair loss with age is the common cause of baldness.

    Hair Loss Causes

    Most of the people normally shed 50-100 hairs each day. This condition does not lead to noticeable thinning of the scalp hair because the new hairs will be growing at the same time. Hair loss mainly occurs when the hair growth cycle is disrupted and hair follicles are completely destroyed and replaced with scar tissues.

    The common factors that can lead to hair loss include:

    1. Family History (Heredity)

    When you experience hair loss due to hereditary condition, it is referred as male-pattern baldness or female-pattern baldness.  This kind of hair loss occurs in a predictable pattern. The rate of hair loss and extent of baldness is generally due to family history and the genes you have inherited from your parents.

    Pattern baldness is common in men when compared to women. Pattern baldness starts at an early age before puberty and can cause thinning of your hair and miniaturization.

    1. Hormonal Changes

    Hormonal imbalance mainly affects women and can lead to temporary hair loss. Hormonal imbalance is mostly seen during pregnancy, childbirth and menopause. Thyroid problems can also disturb hormonal levels in your body resulting in hair loss.

    1. Disease conditions

    There are different diseases conditions that can lead to hair loss. The most common conditions include:

    • Patchy Hair Loss

    Non-scarring patchy hair loss is generally called as alopecia areata. Alopecia areata occurs when your body’s immune system attacks your hair follicles leading to sudden hair loss leaving smooth, round bald patches on your scalp.

    • Scalp Infection

    Ringworm infections can invade the hair and skin of your scalp leading to scaly patches and hair loss. Once the infection is treated hair generally grows back.

    • Hair Pulling Disorder

    Trichotillomania commonly called as hair pulling disorder is a condition in which the patient will have an irresistible urge to pull out hair. This disease condition is not restricted only to scalp, but you will feel the urge to pull hair form any part of your body including scalp and eyebrows.

    • Skin Disorder

    Skin disorders like lichen planus and other types of lupus and sarcoidosis can also lead to permanent hair loss.

    • Certain Medication

    Medications that are used to treat cancer, arthritis, depression and heart problems generally cause hair loss. Excess of supplements or vitamin A and birth control pills also result in hair loss.

    Hair loss can be restored by surgical hair restoration treatments. Hair loss treatment is common in Delhi and can be done at South Delhi cosmetic clinic. Best hair transplant treatment can be performed under the supervision of experienced cosmetic surgeon.

    Dr. Surender Chawla is known to perform the hair treatments such as hair transplant in Delhi and hair replacement in Delhi. Hair restoration in Delhi is the common treatment performed at many hair clinics in Delhi. South Delhi cosmetic clinic is the best clinic for hair regrowth in Delhi. Hair transplant cost in Delhi is reasonable and performed at competitive rates.

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