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Hair Loss

Hair loss can be a distressing experience, impacting both men and women of all ages. To effectively address hair loss, it's important to understand the underlying causes. Explore the common causes of hair loss below:

  1. Androgenetic Alopecia (Pattern Baldness): The most common cause of hair loss, androgenetic alopecia, also known as pattern baldness, is often hereditary and affects both men and women. It is characterized by a gradual thinning of hair, primarily at the crown and hairline. The condition is linked to a combination of genetic factors and the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which shrinks hair follicles over time.

  2. Hormonal Imbalances: Hormonal imbalances can trigger hair loss in both men and women. Conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), thyroid disorders, and fluctuations in hormone levels due to pregnancy or menopause can disrupt the hair growth cycle, leading to excessive shedding or thinning hair.

  3. Stress and Emotional Factors: Stress, anxiety, and traumatic events can contribute to hair loss. Known as telogen effluvium, these emotional factors can disrupt the hair growth cycle, pushing more hair follicles into the resting (telogen) phase, causing increased shedding. Addressing and managing stress levels is crucial for maintaining a healthy scalp and promoting hair regrowth.

  4. Nutritional Deficiencies: Inadequate nutrition can impact hair health and contribute to hair loss. Deficiencies in essential vitamins and minerals, such as iron, zinc, biotin, and vitamin D, can weaken hair follicles and disrupt the normal hair growth cycle. A balanced diet and proper supplementation can help address these deficiencies and promote healthier hair growth.

  5. Medical Conditions and Treatments: Certain medical conditions and treatments can cause temporary or permanent hair loss. Autoimmune conditions like alopecia areata, scalp infections, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and some medications can lead to hair loss. It's important to work closely with healthcare professionals to manage these conditions and explore hair restoration options if necessary.

  6. Hairstyling Practices and Damage: Overexposure to heat, chemical treatments, tight hairstyles (like braids or ponytails), and excessive use of styling products can damage hair follicles and lead to hair loss. It's crucial to adopt gentle hair care practices, avoid harsh chemicals, and give your hair regular breaks from styling to promote healthier growth.

At Hairgen Hair Loss Control Centre, we will conduct a thorough evaluation to determine the specific causes of your hair loss. By identifying the underlying factors contributing to your condition, we can advise as to the possibility of treatment success with estimated time frame. Through advanced techniques and innovative solutions, we aim to help you regain confidence in your appearance and achieve natural-looking, long-lasting hair restoration results.

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