Hairfall or Baldness - cause for worry
One of the biggest worries that can be caused by a seemingly harmless thing is that caused by falling of hair or hair loss as it immediately throws up a stark image of a bald pate, which no one wants to have. The very thought of hair fall tends to lower your confidence about your looks. It may even make you a target of jokes. A commonly heard joke in our part of the world is that if one is losing hair, it is an indication that he is becoming rich. In reality, the opposite is more likely to be true. A person with falling hair ends up losing or spending a fortune trying to stop the hair from falling and preserving one’s crowning glory. Moreover, there is no dearth of enterprising people out to fleece such patients who are already hassled.
Causes of Hair fall or Baldness
To understand the causes of hairfall, it is important to understand the normal process of growth and fall of hair. The hair are constantly undergoing a normal cyclic process of growth and fall at the same time. There are three phases of the life cycle of a hair. The first phase of growth is known as the anagen phase, which lasts for 2 to 6 years. Roughly 85% of the hair are read more [...]