It’s true that men are more likely to lose their hair than women, mostly due to male pattern baldness (more on that later).
But thinning hair and hair loss are also common in women, and no less demoralizing. Reasons can range from the simple and temporary or permanent — a vitamin deficiency—to the more complex, like an underlying health condition.
In many cases, there are ways to treat both male and female hair loss. It all depends on the cause. Here are some common and not-so-common reasons why you might be seeing less hair on your head.
Forty percent of people who experience temporary or long term hair loss are women. Some have hair that is thinning all over, while others see the center part gradually widen.
PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome)
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a chronic hormonal imbalance. The body makes higher levels of androgens than expected. Early treatment is must, Ayurvedic treatment which contains Manjishthadi ghan vati, kanyalohadi vati, kumari asav are some of best solutions. Experts’ advice must!!!
Alopecia areata causes hair to fall out in startling patches. The culprit is the body’s own immune system, which mistakenly attacks healthy hair follicles. According to ayurveda, blood purification is must for this disease & detoxification by amla powder can give best results.
Post – Delivery Hormonal Changes
After childbirth, when hormone levels return to normal, those strands fall out quickly. This can mean a surprising amount of hair loss at one time. Saptamrut loha bhasma & godanti bhasma which contains iron & calcium gives nourishment to women metabolism.
You may lose more than weight with a crash diet. People may notice hair loss 3-6 months after losing more than 10 kg, but hair should regrow on its own with a healthy diet, but jivanti ghan vati has maximum vitamin A which can be taken during diet plans, but make sure your diet plans are healthy.
Due to Cancer Treatments
Hair loss is an infamous side effect of two cancer treatments: chemo and radiation therapy. In their quest to kill cancer cells, both treatments can harm hair follicles, triggering dramatic hair loss. Shaman chikitsa should be given to the patients, as they have generated too much of body heat( pitta) cause of chemo toxins. Yastimadhu ghan vati is the best way for detoxification process.
Extreme physical or emotional stress can cause a sudden shedding of one-half to three-quarters of the hair on your head. A pinch of jatamansi powder at bed time gives you best of relaxation to your nerve endings also decreases your stress & blood pressure as well.
Lack of protein
If you don’t get enough protein in your diet, your body may ration protein by shutting down hair growth, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. This can happen about two to three months after a drop in protein intake, they say.