Common Hair Loss Women Causes and their Recommendations

Have you noticed clumps of hair on your pillow, shower trap or even among the bristles of the hairbrush? Most probably you are losing more hair than you would imagine. Hair loss is actually a very sensitive subject that normally affects women as well. A normal person may lose up from 50-100 strands of hair every day on average. However, things become serious when one loses more than this amount especially when your hair grows about an inch every four to eight weeks.

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Common causes of hair loss and hair problems

Some of the common hair problems which are being faced by Singaporean women are thinning hair as well as sensitive scalp. They are mainly caused by extreme chemical treatments such as hair rebonding, hair coloring, and hair perming among many others. These treatments cause hair breakage as well as scalp sensitiveness.

When it comes to thinning hair, it’s mainly caused by poor nutrition of the scalp. Other factors like loss of blood, scalp sensitiveness, fungal infections and dermatitis also play a role in hair loss among the females.

High fashion coloring, perming, and rebonding

Just take a look around and you will definitely notice that when females hit their 20s, they normally go for perms, fashion hair colors, relaxers and rebonding more often in order to keep up with the fashion of the season. Allergies and also chemical burns can lead to contact dermatitis as well as hair loss.

Hormonal problems and nutritional deficiencies

If your thyroid gland is either overactive or underactive, your hair may end up falling out. This hair loss can be reversed by normalizing the levels of thyroid hormone. In addition, hair loss may occur if female hormones are out of balance. In fact, many women notice hair loss about three months once they have given birth. It normally grows back but may be of different thickness or texture.

Hair loss treatment in Singapore

There are some of the changes that you can make which may help prevent further hair loss and encourage re-growth. They include the following:

Changes in your diet. Ensure that you include omega-3 fatty acids in the diet. Also, try to eat salmon, sardines, mackerel or herring two or three times in a week. You can even sprinkle two tablespoons of the freshly ground flaxseeds on daily basis on your cereals or salads.

Handle your hair with great care. Avoid some of the hairstyles that can create unnecessary tension on your hair like braids or cornrows.

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