A lot of hair loss is a sign of any disease? When you wash your hair or comb your hair and fall out into clumps like this, is it risky to get sick? Check to make sure our health is okay or not. If at this time you can observe that A lot of hair loss You may be worried about what hair loss is caused. Yes, because of the chemical allergy. For example, do hair coloring, perm, straighten, or tie your hair frequently, or does the hair loss indicate a certain disease? Let's conclude how much hair loss is wrong. And what are the symptoms of hair loss?
How much hair loss is wrong
When shampooing, combing, and then finding a lot of hair loss Or by combing it with my hand, I stuck out several strands This type of hair may feel unusual. But do not panic, because Asst. Dr. Rattawangthongthong, Department of Dermatology Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital explains that we usually have hair loss all the time. And may fall about 100 strands per day on the day that you don't wash your hair Or on the day of shampooing, hair loss may be up to 200 strands, so if you want to check for abnormalities, we have to count the hair loss each day with the following methods
How to check unusual hair loss
- Keep every hair that falls out Collected in plastic bags by keeping all 5 times in the morning, late afternoon, evening and before bedtime.
- Keep the hair for a week and then average that each day. How many strands of hair we fall? If more than 100 strands almost every day, we should consult a doctor to determine the underlying cause.
Asst. Prof. Rattapoltuangthong, Department of Dermatology Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital also revealed that hair loss can be divided into two types: hair loss without scar. The hair follicles around the head are not damaged. The hair can still regenerate. And hair loss with a scar That is to say, the scalp cells are completely damaged. I cannot grow up again. This type is often caused by accidents such as fire, scald or some diseases.
A lot of hair loss Tell me what disease or not?
Usually, hair loss can be caused by many reasons, the main one being the hair and scalp being exposed to sunlight. Or chemicals from the paint too much to dry Or some people like to tie their hair frequently, it makes the hair roots weak. And even heredity, thinning hair, baldness, taking certain medications that interfere with hair follicle cells, such as certain acne medications, birth control pills, or chemotherapy. Is the cause of hair loss
However, extreme hair loss in some people can be caused by some disorders in the body that we are currently sick. Which must be observed in conjunction with other symptoms such as
1.Hormones in the body change
Mothers after birth will feel that the hair is abnormal. Which is caused by hormones in the body At the time of pregnancy Sex hormones may cause my hair to temporarily stop growing. Until we don't feel any hair loss during pregnancy But after giving birth for a while Hormones will return to normal. Hair growth will be back to the same. Which we will begin to see that the hair is falling more
In addition, in postmenopausal women whose body has hormonal changes. Will find that the hair loss is more And the hair that grows new is thinner and thinner Until it felt like a lot of hair loss was a personality problem But for health problems, it may not be of much concern. And if wanting to treat the symptoms of thinning hair, it can be done Because the hair cells have not been shut down Can still regenerate
2. Lack of protein
Protein is an essential nutrient for hair formation. If the body does not get enough protein Or in the diet May make hair brittle, weak, hair is light and dark. And easy to fall off Especially people whose body lacks heavy protein, hair will fall all over the head. Including nails, they are quite brittle and easily broken