What causes hair loss?
There are a lot of reasons for hair loss, including hereditary hair loss, seborrheic alopecia, infectious alopecia, nutritional alopecia, neurological alopecia etc. There are also possibilities caused by stress, living and eating habits or hair care procedures. If you find out you have hair loss problems, reasons should be figured out and suitable treatments should be done as soon as possible before the hair loss problem has not worsened.
Seven stages of men’s hair loss
Men's hair loss is divided into seven stages.
Stage 1, Lost more than 120 hairs/day.
Stage 2, Hair follicles are affected by male hormone DHT, hence the hair growth cycle is shortened, causing the forehead hairline begins to move back and hair volume to decrease.
Stage 3, Hairline is obviously moved back and left behind only a pinch in the front center, which is commonly called the "M-shaped forehead".
Stage 4, The hair loss problem spreads to the top of the head and the hair on the top starts to become thin.
Stage 5, The area of hair loss on the top of the head expanded and the hair amount on the forehead continued to decrease.
Stage 6, Only short and weak hair is left on the top of the head and forehead.
Stage 7, The scalp on the top of the head and forehead becomes smooth, representing hair follicles are dead and the chance of hair regrowing is minimal.
When the situation develops to the 6th and 7th stage, it will be difficult to resume to earlier stages. If you deal with it in time, it is possible to revert from the 5th stage to the 3rd stage. When you find yourself with hair loss problems, you should book a scalp test immediately and do appropriate hair care treatments.
Four stages of women’s hair loss
Women's hair loss is divided into four stages.
Stage 1, Hair loss starts from the forehead.
Stage 2, The dividing line of hair becomes more and more obvious and sparse.
Stage 3, Hair follicles begin to shrink and hair becomes thinner.
Stage 4, Scalp is easily seen from the top of the head
How can I tell if I have a hair loss problem?
An average person loses 50-100 hairs in a day. If you find that the number of hair fall after blowing hair is more than normal for a period of time, you should pay more attention to the health conditionals of your hair follicles. The features of men's hair loss is that the forehead hairline begins to move back and the hair on the top of the head becomes thinner and thinner. The features of women's hair loss is that the dividing line begins to become thinner and wider. However, the situation is different for each individual and with the increase of age, It is normal to have slight hair loss. If you are worried that you have a hair loss problem, it is recommended that you should ask for an opinion from hair consultants first and decide how to deal with it.
How to repair damaged hair?
Styling, bleaching and coloring can damage the health of your and cause split ends and dryness. If your hair is severely damaged, you should stop bleaching and do regular treatments to restore the keratin structure and moisture in order to restore the strength of the hair and repair the scaly surface before bleaching again. It is also recommended to use hair care products such as OPC’s Blow Dry Kit, and switch to conditioners with higher moisturizing levels to maintain the health of the hair daily.
Anti Hair Loss Tips
Choose the shampoo and conditioner that are suitable for your scalp, and do not use overhit or strong water to wash your hair. Choose coloring and perming services with lower chemical ingredients to minimize the impact on hair and scalp. In addition, maintaining a healthy diet, staying in a good mood and living with healthy lifestyle habits are also important as prolonged stress is one of the common causes of hair loss.
Can my hair loss problem be solved?
There are different stages of hair loss in men and women. If the hair loss problem is still in early stages, the hair density is possible to be recovered after continuous and appropriate treatments and care, depending on age and health condition. If the hair loss problem becomes serious and lasts for a period of time, it is difficult for the hair follicles to resume to their normal state. In some severe cases, it is even irreversible.
My hair is getting thinner and thinner. What should I do?
Thinning hair is a sign of hair loss. Losing hair while it is still in its growth path causes your hair to become thinner and thinner. If you notice that your hair is thinning, it is recommended to seek professional help as soon as possible, otherwise there is a chance that the problem will worsen or even be irreversible.