What is Seasonal Hair Loss?

3 January 2021 by Hakan Aydogan
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Almost everybody experience hair loss at one point of their life, either it is mild or severe. There are many different causes of hair loss, some of which you might not even think are related to the health of the hair at all; but the truth is, hair is a sensitive thing and very prone to get affected from the external conditions and changes on the body.

Among all the causes of hair loss, perhaps the one which is the most common is seasonal hair loss; this is a term we often hear, but do we know why the seasonal changes have an impact on our hair or how to prevent them?

What is seasonal hair loss?

Seasonal hair loss is a phenomenon that mostly occurs in fall or spring seasons and more common among women than men. While there is not any exact reason for that, it is a result of the changes on the body getting effected by the external factors and trying to keep up with the new seasonal conditions. Some people may be genetically more prone to experience seasonal hair loss than others. When some researchers say that the seasonal hair loss is related to the level of sun exposure of the scalp and dryness of the scalp skin due to the changing weather, some others suggest that it is caused by hormones changing in accordance to the degree of light and dark hours during the day.

Though more commonly experienced, seasonal hair loss is not as severe as many other types of hair loss, like the ones caused by Androgenetic Alopecia or Alopecia Areata.

How long does it last?

While the most common time to experience seasonal hair loss is autumn, it can also be seen in other seasons; individuals with different body habits can go through the problem in different seasons. Normally, seasonal hair loss lasts around 2-3 months, in whichever season it occurs. If this period extends longer and gets more severe, the reason of your hair loss is very likely to be something else than seasonal changes; in this case, in order to identify the exact problem and look for the solutions, a professional opinion is a must.

How to reduce the seasonal hair loss?

   It is not possible to stop seasonal hair loss completely as it is related to the natural growth cycle of your hair; however, to keep it under control and keep the loss in minimum, there are a few things you can do;

  • Do not comb your hair when it is wet. Wet hair is more sensitive and prone to get damaged; combing it or going out with wet hair can cause harm.
  • Keep your hair moist. Do not skip your hair care done with suitable products like natural oils and conditioners. Dry hair and scalp are more prone to breakage and hair fall.
  • Vitamins and minerals are important for the strength of hair; eating well and healthy is important to keep your hair nourished.
  • Avoid tight updos. The traction caused by some hairstyles may increase the level of your seasonal hair loss.

If you suspect that your hair loss is not caused by seasonal changes but a different factor and would like to find the most suitable remedy, please contact Mono Hair Transplant Clinic; our experienced medical consultants will identify your hair loss condition and recommend you the most suitable treatment.

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