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Hair loss is the absence of hair from the head or body. Uncontrollable pulling of hair may also make hair loss. The simple reasons loss of hair may be hairstyling practice of female like skintight queues, braids, upswept and ponytails. Sometimes hair relaxer solutions and hot hair dryers may cause alopecia that means lack of hair. In the absence of these simple reasons hair loss may appear to be medical problems. For example iron deficiency is one of the most important sources of hair loss. In general, atrichia or atrichiosis appears unusually with a sudden and unexpected hair loss. This rapid lack of hair causes patches on the scalp or other parts of the body. If hair loss is not the result of chemotherapy then male or female should pay attention for disease in order to prevent complete baldness. Masculine hair loss pattern starts on at the temporal side of head. Temporal region thins out and loose hair. Feminine hair loss pattern begins frontal and parietal side of head. Frontal and parietal region thins and loose hair. Hair loss risk occurs because of: Eating less food and disorders. Therefore make an effort in taking protein at breakfast. Those who are in diet therapy should follow a diet program prepared by a dietitian. Iron deficiency causes alopecia. Health problems mostly occur due to anemia that means lack of red blood cells. Hair follicles always need iron to be healthy. In taking vitamin C with well mixed iron supplements will be necessary for having healthy hair follicles. To fix this, try increasing your intake of vitamin C. The whole kinds of stress such as psychological stress, internal stress, job stress, emotional stress cause atrichia. In order to prevent hair loss patients can support the immune system by in taking of vitamin B complex supplements. Thyroid hormone syndrome, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are the other factors in hair loss.

If thyroid hormone level or thyroid functions are too much or too little then hormone balance in the body will change metabolism and the hair health and hair growth cycle. No doubt, the other hormonal changes and heredity disorder may be cause of lack of hair. Sometimes, women’s hair may be damaged by atrichiosis because of polycystic ovary syndrome, in short; PCOS. This syndrome type in femail means extra male hormones. This situation may lead to loose hair in the front and top of the scalp.Patients can try receiving medicine which can decrease male hormone under physician control. Scalp infection and medications such as chemotherapy are the other reasons of hair loss. There are also special and short-lived causes such as smoking, alcohol, use of same drugs, harsh shampoo, sunlight, sea and salt. Diagnosis is important for hair loss treatments. Diagnosis centers do clinical symptoms about causative disorders of hair loss, lack of hair or baldness such as: The pulp test, the pluck test, scalp biopsy, daily hair counts, trichoscopy. If patients do not take care of hair loss, alopecia, atrichia, atrichiosis then come baldness. Preventing lack of hair and baldness patients should get treatment such as: Minoxidil or rogaine that is a helpful method both male-pattern and female-pattern hair loss. Finasteride or propecia is used in masculine pattern. Corticosteroids treatment is injections of cortisone into the skin of scalp. Anthralin, dritho-scalp is used for psoriasis with applying ointment or cream. Hormonal modulators can be only used for female. As to say about surgical options such as follicle transplant, scalp flaps, and alopecia reduction it is the choice of patient. Some of the patients may prefer wigs instead of surgery. Hair transplant or scalp reduction by a dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon is another choice. As a result treatment analysis, treatment plan, drug treatment, medical treatment, special treatment should be made in treatment centers, medical centers and residential treatment clinics.

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