Hair loss: what can it be?

At some times of the year it is common to have hair loss , but when intense or long-lasting and even outside these periods it can be associated with a number of reasons, some unimaginable. Problems ranging from stress to radical diets are part of the list of factors that can justify this discomfort.

In colder seasons such as autumn and winter it is common for hair loss to become more noticeable, which stops happening or decreases significantly in warmer periods.



However, hair loss can also be associated with other problems, especially if it is constant.

  • Certain medications;
  • Food lacking nutrients and proteins;
  • Hair with very oily root;
  • Stress;
  • Pregnancy and postpartum period;
  • Hairstyles that force the strands;
  • Thyroid dysfunctions;
  • Genetic;
  • Infertility period;
  • Strong chemical processes;
  • Make a lot of flat iron or brush;
  • Extreme diets.
  • How to avoid

Some of the factors that lead to hair loss can be avoided: consult the doctor to change medications, look for methods to reduce stress and improve nutrition.

Chemistry in hair

Regarding chemical procedures, before doing them it is important to ask the hairdresser to test the product on a lock of hair. This simple act can prevent future complications.


Factors such as genetic and infertility cannot be avoided, but treatments such as implants or hair transplants can be done to get around the discomfort.

Other methods to deal with the problem

Depending on the cause, the dermatologist may indicate some methods to treat the fall. Medicines such as 1mg finasteride can be prescribed, as well as specific shampoos.