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Losing your hair?….let’s talk about it. Hair loss amongst women and men is nothing new.  it has become somewhat of an epidemic here lately.  women and men have not been losing there hair for let’s just say a loooong time. However, today people are more open to having the conversation about hair loss due to the fact that there is far more recent research, solutions and  remedies to treat hair loss.  no longer does anyone have to suffer in silence about losing their hair.

There are many factors why people begin to lose their and depending on what the underlying issue is there may certainly be a remedy. In many cases, when one is experiencing hair loss it can be what is called Diffuse Hair LossTemporary Self-Correcting and Permanent Diffuse Hair Loss. With Temporary  Self-Correcting Diffuse hair loss, no treatment outside of patience and time is necessary for growing the hair back. Below are 7 common causes of Temporary Diffuse Hair Loss:

  1. Extreme Stress
  2. Medication
  3. When one stops taking some form of medication
  4. Operations
  5. Cessation Of Pregnancy
  6. Crash Diets
  7. Fever, above  103


Temporary self-correcting hair loss typically presents itself usually after there has been an imbalance in the body. It usually takes 2-3 months after one or more of the common causes mentioned above to affect the hair follicles and can take up to 6 months before the hair returns to normal. During this time it may seem as if the hair isn’t growing when in fact it is, it’s just that the rate of which your losing hair is greater than the new hair being replaced. Nevertheless the hair is being replace and will soon return to normal.

Permanent Diffuse Hair Loss is caused by numerous imbalances one may have internally and once the imbalance is corrected the loss of hair will begin to slow down and eventually fully recover. Below are several examples of imbalances that can cause this type of hair loss:

  1. Zinc and Iron deficiencies
  2. Medication
  3. Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism
  4. Long Term Stress (physiological and emotional)

Just to name a few….

Now that you have a birds eye view into what types of hair loss exist, you also have the knowledge that there is something you can do about it. It’s important to seek professional help (from either a Trichologist or Dermatologist), to gather more pertinent information about why your experiencing hair loss and to gain the knowledge, solutions and remedies necessary to begin the journey of growing your hair back.

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