Hair loss may appear in different forms depending on the individual habit of people’s body. Every people has different kind of lifestyle, genetics and body resistance. Therefore, nobody experiences the sicknesses and discomfort at the same level and same form. Hair loss is an issue derived from multiple varying reasons. To answer “Does fallen hair grow back?”, these reasons and types of the problem are important aspects.
All people see some hair shedding in their daily lives; it is always a little annoying the see your hair lying on the floor. However, when you start to notice a receding hair line or too many hair falling, the situation becomes scary. Hair follicles goes through 3 basic steps in their regular cycle; growing phase, shedding phase and resting phase. Hair loss occurs when this cycle is disrupted by some reason. Of course not all the little changes of your natural hair habits are signs for upcoming baldness; and yet there is no harm being prepared for.
It is not always predictable whether your hair will grow back after a serious condition of hair loss; this is highly related to the reasons behind and the treatability of those reasons. The best way to find out about the reasons, types, whether it will grow back again and plan your next step to fight against this problem is to get a doctor’s opinion as in all medical conditions. In a consultation, your doctor will ask about your medical history, make some blood tests and examine the hair loss area in detailed. According to the outcome, your doctor will suggest you the best possible treatment plan for your specific situation.
Clues about how to examine your hair loss at home
The best way is to get a professional consultation to find out about your hair loss condition but then again, you may like to have a prior idea about the possibilities and option. There are some aspects you can check on yourself to have some clue about whether or not your fallen hair will grow back.
Find a mirror- or a friend- and search about the pattern and exact location of your hair loss. Does it appear patchy or as a receding hair line? Is it only your scalp or also different part of your body? If you experience patchy pattern hair loss in multiple areas of your body, there is a high chance that you are going through Alopecia Areata which is an immune system illness. This condition can be observed in both male and female. Although the problem with the immune system is solvable, the hair loss may be permanent. It is not always predictable to know if your hair will grow back after Alopecia Areata, however there are medications and treatment options to support the regrowth. Do you suffer from a receding hair line or thinning in your frontal scalp? Is there anybody in your family who experiences hair loss? This condition usually shows that you are having male pattern baldness; or in medical terms, Androgenetic Alopecia. This type of hair loss is caused by DHT hormone and can be observed in both male and female. For female, the hair loss is observed in the general area of scalp as hair thinning; women with Androgenetic Alopecia does not suffer from receding hair line. Unfortunately, in this condition, the fallen is not expected to grow back again since the cause is genetics and there are not much actions to take about it. The progress can be slowed down but still most preferred treatment option for Androgenetic Alopecia is hair transplant due to its permanence and effectiveness.
Do you have any medical condition that may interfere with your hair growth cycle? Some illnesses and disorders may cause you to experience hair loss, such as, immune system disorders, thyroid diseases or hormonal irregularities. When the main condition is treated, usually hair loss related to the condition also disappears however in some cases, you may need supporting medication or treatment suggested by your doctor.
Usage of certain medication or any condition of vitamin, iron and mineral deficiency may also be the cause of your hair loss. Stress is also a very strong reason for hair loss. The general condition of when you treat the reason the hair loss is also treated, is also applicable for these reasons. But as we mentioned above before taking any action, you should get a professional opinion of a doctor.
In Mono Hair Transplant Clinic, all of your pre-operative tests and examinations are done delicately in order to create the most suitable treatment plan for you. Our medical consultants are looking forward to meet you.