What is Hair Loss?

What is Hair Loss? 

Everyone knows the fact that hair grows everywhere in the human body except the palms of our hands and the soles of our feet. But, there is no wonder that there are some hairs are so fine that they are invisible. Hair is made up of protein and it is known as keratin. It is produced in hair follicles and found in the outer layer of skin. When the follicles produce the new hair cells then the old cells start losing their roots and they are being pushed out through the surface of the skin. And the rate of producing new hair cells and pushing the old cells is about six inches a year. An adult head has an average about 100,000 to 150,000 hairs and loses up to 100 of them a day. And if a person finds few hairs on your hairbrush then it is not necessarily the cause of alarm. 

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What are causes and risk factors for hair loss?

The medical term for hair loss is alopecia and it can be very challenging for a person to find the exact cause of hair loss as there are many types of hair losses. Hair loss is never associated with the internal or systematic diseases, nor is poor diet the major factor of hair loss. In most of the cases, people observe the hair loss in or mild physiologic thinning of hair in their age of 30s and 40s. It is because of diverse reasons which include emotional trauma, protein deprivation (during strict dieting), illness, hormonal changes in pregnancy, puberty, and menopause. These are some of the reasons due to which people start losing their hairs. 

There are some health conditions as well that cause’s hair loss such as thyroid disease and iron deficiency anemia, etc. And there is some health condition in which it is very normal to see the hair fall such as thyroid blood tests and other lab tests.  it is important to exclude these causes of hair loss as they are treatable. 

How do physicians classify hair loss? 

Hair loss is categorized into different categories and it is quite difficult for the common man to classify the hair loss, so it is important to get it diagnosed by doctors only. The physicians firstly examine the scalp to determine if the hair loss is due to the physical destruction and loss of hair follicles. If the examination result comes with perfectly normal with plenty of empty hair follicles then this kind of hair loss is known as non-scarring hair loss. If the follicles are permanently destroyed in scarring hair loss, then it can be the situation where the physical or chemical damage to the hair shaft resulting in breakage.  Some other non-scarring types of hair loss are 

Patchy Hair Loss

  • Alopecia Areata 
  • Traction Alopecia 
  • Trichotillomania 
  • Tinea Capitis 
  • Secondary Syphilis

Diffuse Hair Loss

  • Pattern Alopecia,
  • Drug-Induced Alopecia,
  • Protein Malnutrition, And
  • Systemic Disease-Induced Alopecia 

Non-Scarring Hair Loss Treatments

There are different types of non-scarring hair loss treatments are available for both men and women such as follows: 

  • Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)
  • Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
  • Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
  • Micropigmentation

Each of these treatments is given to the patient depending on their hair loss condition and other medical conditions that surgeons diagnose. People who are looking for best non-scarring hair loss treatment in Gurgaon, they can consult to the experienced and well-known doctors of AKS – Direct Hair Transplant Clinic. The professionals will not disappoint their patients and perfectly guide them the best treatment that is suitable as per their medical condition. So, one must get in touch with them by booking a prior appointment.