Myths and Facts about Hair Loss :
Myth– hair loss is inherited from father or mother
Fact– one can’t estimate hair loss by looking at family history, if hair loss runs in your family, you are more likely to face the problem. If baldness runs in family, next generations are more at risk of developing baldness. Several researchers think that hair loss is caused due to several genes inherited from both the parents.
Myth– more men suffers hair loss than women
Fact– hair loss is common in both men and women. In men hair loss is more visible than in women and baldness is mostly seen in men. Women are conscious and hide hair loss when compared to men. Men have shorter hair and it is easily visible.
Myth– diet have no influence on hair loss
Fact– malnutrition, poor diet, lacking vitamins and minerals has direct impact on hair loss in few people. Poor diet in long run causes hair loss. Poor diet and Unhealthy Lifestyle causes temporary hair loss.
Myth– women only lose their when conceived or during menopause
Fact– many women experience hair lose at the time of giving birth and menopause, but women actually start experiencing the symptoms in the early age of 20’s. In women generally hair thinning starts on top of the head and spread to the entire scalp.
Myth– hair care products and conditioner causes hair loss
Fact– there is no direct connection between hair care products and hair loss, but harsh chemicals found in some hair care products may lead to hair loss. Excessive use of harsh hair treatment and conditioners can cause hair loss and heat treatments used for hair straightening can cause damage to the hair and lead to hair loss. Harsh chemicals used in gel, wax, spray may lead to baldness in some men.