Hair has significant importance on biological front too, as it protect your head from direct sunlight and also dispersion of sweat glands products. Hair also considered as important part of our personality since healthy shinny hair represents good health and in some content it also represent something unique about our personality. Hence, at the time of hair loss people tend to go on panic mode.
Hair loss or hair disorders can be caused by many reasons, including the lifestyle we live in, the aging factor, routine we follow, stress it causes, the diet we eat and the hormone dynamics, all aggregately contribute to the fact, how severe hair loss can be. Although, there are some case study that also suggested hair disorders can be passed on from hereditary basis.
But all rest aside, following are some hair disorders you should know about it:
It is caused because of some neural signals creates a glitch in immune system that eventually attacks the follicle system to seize or deplete hair loss. Although the exact causes are still unknown to dermatological experts. But fortunately there is some medication that would be useful to cure the cause within course of time. Alopecia areata cause patchy baldness resulting in clumps hairs to fall out. Although in most of the cases, hairs grow again after glitch is settles but in rare cases, new hair might change its color.
There are line of medication and therapy available, but mind this that alopecia areata is incurable but can be controlled and treated. One must consult with dermatologist for proper and suitable treatment.
Unlike Alopecia areata, Androgenetic alopecia can be blamed for hormonal complications exist and persist in both genders resulting gradual thinning hair and making it appear as baldy and patchy somehow. There are many factors that can be related to the hormonal imbalance in women which includes some ovarian cysts, taking high androgen index birth control pills, pregnancy, and menopause. And factors that cause hormonal imbalance in men includes hormones called dihydrotestosterone, which seizes the follicle from growing and depleting its health.
There are line of medication and therapy available to cure it. It would be best if you consult with your dermatologist for suitable treatment course to restore hormonal balance.
It occurs as a side effects of illness or medical alignment and the medication course used to cure it. In most cases, some medication including thallium, high doses of vitamin A, and retinoid, may cause telogen effluvium. Medical conditions, such as thyroid disease, and giving birth may also trigger telogen effluvium. Although it is considered as temporary hair loss, which could ward off as soon as illness is cured or medications has suspended. Also, some cancer medications can cause hair loss.
The medication course: Propecia
It is mostly prescribed by dermatologist specifically for the male patients and it is seen more effective in seizing and treating dihydrotestosterone hormone. But if the same hormonal problem is diagnosed in women then they are also prescribe to Propecia. Although there are some side-effect could cause, but mostly due to allergic conditions. Make sure you mention your allergic conditions to your dermatologist for best and suitable medication course.