Other Causes of Hair Loss


Other Causes of Hair Loss


Hair loss can be attributed to the following factors:


  • Scalp disorders or diseases
  • High levels of fever
  • Severe emotional shock or stress-psychological, physical, post operative
  • Deficiency in proteins, vitamins, trace elements or minerals–particularly of iron
  • Thyroid disorders (hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism)
  • Several illnesses (e.g. diabetes, dermatological diseases)
  • Chronic illnesses
  • Chemotherapy, radiations
  • Medicines–antidepressants, anti-inflammatories, anabolic steroids, anti-cholesterol pills, blood pressure pills, diuretics, contraceptives, anti thrombotic pills etc
  • Injuries


Hair health can be aggravated by outer factors as well:


  • Exposure to polluted or dusty environment
  • Excessive attrition during brushing or combing
  • Chemical hair treatment
  • Inappropriate or insufficient hair care
  • Excessive exposure to UV rays
  • Repeated contact with sea or chlorinated water, even with rain
  • Smoking

For more information on hair loss, you can read about Alopecia.


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