There are many causes of hair loss, which sometimes indicates important diseases. In order to be synthesized keratin, which is building block of hair, in the body, basic proteins must be taken. Hair loss begins when protein is not taken in sufficient quantities. Hair loss also occurs in cases of severe stress.
50-100 pieces of hair loss per day is considered normal. But, when the number of hair loss exceeds this number, it is necessary to consult a specialist.
The causes of hair loss include:
Hereditary hair loss (Androgenetic alopecia): Hereditary hair loss is the most common type of hair loss.
Diets: Not getting enough protein from food leads to weakness and loss of hair.
Some medications may cause hair loss: Some medications used for depression, heart disease and high blood pressure can cause hair loss.
Alopesi Areata: The disease affected by some factors such as Genetic predisposition, neurological factors, infections and severe stress leads to hair loss in the form of oval.
Excessive Weight Loss
Eating Disorder such as Blumia and Anorexia: Not taking enough elements from food such as iron, zinc, vitamin and protein lead to hair loss.
Hormonal changes: Especially menopause or postpartum hormone changes can cause hair loss problem.
Iron deficiency: Hair loss is very common in patients who don’t get enough iron from foods or have iron absorption problems.
Taking high doses of vitamin A
Vitamin Deficiency: Zinc, biotin, vitamin B12, folic acid and vitamin D deficiency also cause hair loss.
First, In the treatment of hair loss, the diagnosis should be done correctly. It is necessary to determine the causes of hair loss and the type of hairloss. With dermatologist examination determines the factors causing hair loss and appropriate treatment is planned.