Causes of Hair Loss in Women

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					Help! I Don 鈥檛 Have to Tear My Hair Out Anymore 鈥?It 鈥檚 All Over My
Sink!We lose hair everyday, 100-150 strands actually, simply from brushing and
manipulating. If you have long hair, this can look like a lot, but, considering the
amount of hair on a head, it 鈥檚 a tiny amount. It 鈥檚 not your fault. The perms
don 鈥檛 cause it, hairdryers don 鈥檛 cause it. Brushing, teasing, and curling don 鈥
檛 cause your hair to fall out. Not even coloring, days in the sun, or any of the other
things you do to enhance the beauty of your hair. The true causes of hair loss fall into
three categories: - Hereditary Hairloss - Hormone surges or imbalances; - Serious
health issues
 Genetic Influences Hereditary hair loss, or Alopecia, (the scientific name for Female
Pattern Baldness), is said to account for 95% of female hair loss. If hair is coming out
in clumps, or you notice circular patches of balding spots, however, there is definitely
a problem, and treatment will be based upon the specific cause.The following causes
should be investigated if you are experiencing more-than-normal hair loss:1. Diet:
An unbalanced diet, especially one without enough protein, can cause temporary hair
loss. Women who are anemic often experience loss.2. Menopause: Because of the
change in hormones during this period, hair loss can escalate, and, unfortunately, this
can be permanent. 3. Frequent Shampooing: Shampoos contain a lathering ingredient
called surfactant. This can be irritating to the scalp and cause itching and scratching,
thus increased hair loss.4. Improper Care: If you manipulate your hair too much, color
and treat too much, blow dry and heat with curling irons and hot rollers too much, you
will see increased hair loss. You need only to look at your bathroom floor, sink and
countertops to notice this. Slow down!5. Psychological/Physiological                Stress:
Increased hair loss can occur with pregnancies, major surgery, or a major life event,
such as a death or divorce. These causes are temporary and hair growth will return to
normal eventually.6. Heredity: Heredity plays a part and comes from both sides of
the family.7. Other Health Conditions: Thyroid problems, lupus, and diabetes can
accelerate hair loss. Obviously, these need to be diagnosed by a physician.8.
     Alopecia Areata: This is an autoimmune condition characterized by circular
patches of baldness. Basically, the body is attacking the hair follicles. Cortisone shots
in the affected areas are required, and the earlier the better.Take heart. There 鈥檚 a
lot of research going on which may soon resolve most of the causes of hair loss in
women. However, there is a great product that has been proven effective. It is called
Provillus. Provillus is an oral supplement, which works to block DHT, a form
oftestosterone that is responsible for 95 percent of hair loss. It also works to stimulate
the scalp and bring dead follicles back to life. You can use Provillus as a preventative
tool, starting the program before hair loss becomes severe, or you can use it after
DHT has already begun to take hold of your hair and scalp. You can get it at
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