Hair fall: what is the norm per day?

If you have recently started to lose too much hair, you are not alone. Many see large chunks in the bath or shower. But men often do not pay attention to it, because short hair is not as noticeable. But according to doctors, in most cases, this is not a sign of baldness, so don’t panic. How many hairs should fall out right? How to determine if you have health problems?

Hair fall: how to define?

If you gathered a handful of hair after combing or washing, it can not to upset you. Because beautiful hair is a sign of good health. And will grow new hairs in just a few months. And it might not grow back? Maybe you need to consult a trichologist? Perhaps this is the first sign of baldness?

First of all, you need to calm down. Hair loss in 90% of cases — a temporary phenomenon. Every hair has its own life cycle, the end of which it falls, thus making room for the new. Only 80% of hairs are in the growth process, this phase lasts from 2 to 6 years, this period may vary depending on the individual characteristics of each person. The remaining 20% have stopped growing and went into a down period for 3 months before falling out.

What is the norm of fallen hair a day? According to research, every day you can lose 50-100 hairs is a normal figure. Despite the fact that figure may seem huge, remember that in your head from 90 000 to 150 000 hair. Believe me, bald, you definitely will not! Especially noticeable loss of hair from owners of long hair.

After a few weeks you will notice that in place of fallen hair, new hairs, even very tiny.

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How to check how much hair you have falls? You need to take a strand of hair (about 60-80 hairs) and pull them. If you roll a 5-8 hairs, this is normal. If your fingers remain 15 hair or even more, it’s time to run to the doctor.

When you need to contact a trichologist?

You have a health problem if you notice hair loss in the amount of from 10 to 50% on any part of the head. Also need to see a doctor to contact in case if you can throw more than 125 hairs a day for a long time.

Causes of hair loss: what?

Hair is sensitive to any stress. Decreased immunity, depression, bad mood, high body temperature, diet or an unbalanced diet — even one of these factors could trigger increased hair loss. Gradually your hair will stop falling out in such numbers and start to grow again.

The main causes of hair loss:

  • The deficiency of b vitamins in the body, the minerals zinc and selenium;
  • An unbalanced diet, insufficient intake of water;
  • Stress;
  • Menstruation, pregnancy;
  • Taking certain medicines;
  • Exacerbation of chronic diseases.

How to stop hair loss? For this you need to take high-quality vitamins, which includes b vitamins, selenium and zinc. Try to eat right and drink more fluids. Avoid stress.

Every day recommend a head massage, it improves blood circulation and accelerates hair growth. All you need is to massage with fingertips the scalp, the movement should be circular. 5 minutes is enough per day.

Interesting facts about hair growth:

  • They grow faster in warm weather;
  • Every year hair grows slower with age, this process slows down;
  • The majority of people lose more hair fall;
  • The average age of one hair from two to six years;
  • The average lifespan of a woman’s hair is a quarter longer than in men;
  • Every fifth man suffers from alopecia at the age of 25 to 30 years.

How much is supposed to fall out of hair in a day? Each person, this number may vary and all depends on the individual. But if a day falls more than 125 hairs, this may indicate the presence of hormonal, immunological and infectious problems. In such cases you need to consult a doctor.

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