Common Causes Of Hair Loss

Common Causes Of Hair Loss
Hair loss affects over 30% of Caucasian women over the age of 50. Hair loss affects over 60% of African American women during the years of 25 to 50 years of age. Hair loss in Black women differs from Black men. Black women do not go bald… they exhibit a traumatic and abuse hair loss. Nevertheless, hair loss can be emotionally devastating.

Common Causes Of Hair Loss

  • Early exposure to harsh chemicals.
  • Scarring from chemical damage by the hair relaxants and chronic traction from hair braiding and weaving.
  • Non-hormonal causes include: thyroid gland disorders, iron deficiency anemia, medications, and nutritional changes from dieting and rapid weight loss, the stress of illnesses and surgical procedures, and most commonly emotional stress.
  • And most understood condition that I feel is also a factor is crisis consciousness. This condition should be dealt with a hair coach or a certified therapist.

Medicine Hair

This affects most women on medication for physical or psychological reasons. Since most black women are affected by:

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Malnutrition
  • Emotional issues
  • Mental condition
  • Mineral deficiency
  • HIV-Aids
  • Auto-immune disorder
  • Drugs and other medical reasons

All of these will have played an important part as she reaches the peri-menopausal point in her life; thirties and late twenties. Most cosmetologists do not possess the disciplines to deal with medicine hair. Here are some characteristic of medicine hair:

  • No reaction to moisture
  • No reaction to head
  • No reaction to color
  • Wiry, no elasticity
  • Lack of suppleness or vibrancy
  • Shedding

If crime labs can detect drugs from a single hair strand in the scalp, then one can begin to understand the capacity of information a single strand of hair can hold. The resins of substances are absorbed into the membrane of the cellular tissue.

In Conclusion

Noticing signs of thinning hair or hair loss can be a frightening and devastating experience. You don’t have to suffer in silence wondering what can be done. Our recommendation is to talk to a physician such as a dermatologist and have them examine your scalp and run tests to determine possible causes of your hair loss. In the meantime, you can still maintain your glamorous look by wearing a custom hair system specific made for your hair loss situation. Call (619) 820-0290 or schedule a free complementary consultation today.

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