What is Hair Loss?

Hair loss, which is common in men and women, is actually a symptom of a disease or illness. Hair loss is generally thinning of the hair on the top of the head and then weakening and disappearing over time. Shedding hair does not regrow over time and leaves its place to hairs, and after a while it completely disappears. Hair loss is not a sign of aging. It is a common condition in middle-aged and even young people, and precautions should be taken. These measures should be done in the company of specialist doctors, in case of an unavoidable situation, optional hair transplantation should be performed. Hair loss can be seen frequently in everyone from adolescent men and women to older men and women, and hair loss is seen due to more than one thing. Its severity may also be due to more than one reason.

Causes of Hair Loss

Hair loss can be seen in both men and women depending on many things. It is possible to list these reasons as follows;

Genetic Causes: The main reason for hair loss is genetic predisposition. In men, hair falls out due to the effect of the hormone Di Hydro Testosterone, known as the DHT hormone. In women, the cause of hair loss is Aromatase Enzyme.

Telegon Effluvium: It is a type of hair loss. In this type of hair loss, shedding may start suddenly or have an acute cause. Especially in women, this shedding situation is regulated over time and shedding is constantly monitored. Telegon effluvium is frequently triggered in middle-aged men and women (usually women).

Apart from these, the most important causes of hair loss are as follows;

  • Pregnancy and childbearing status in malnourished women,
  • Liver diseases or chronic diseases,
  • Fast diets. Anorexia, unbalanced diet and sleep, especially in women,
  • Stress,
  • Changes in hormones in postpartum women,
  • hair pulling disease,
  • polycystic ovary,
  • Anemia,
  • heavy diets,
  • bowel problems,
  • tying the hair too hard,
  • thyroid gland disorders,
  • Menopause,
  • Psoriasis

How to Prevent Hair Loss?

In order to prevent the problem of hair loss, medical intervention may often be required. Coping with the hair loss problem can sometimes put you under stress, and this stress may cause you to experience more hair loss. Therefore, first of all, you need to remove stress from your life and be patient. Hair loss can turn into an unavoidable problem. Therefore, you should definitely consult a specialist. Products sold under the name of shampoo that are good for hair loss, serums, etc. You should definitely talk to your doctor before using anything. The problem of hair loss may make you feel bad in terms of aesthetics, so you can have a hair transplant. Before having a hair transplant, you can get information from specialist doctors about the causes of hair loss during the examination.