Can hair loss be reversed?
When I first started losing my hair, I didn’t think much about it. That was until I started noticing how much hair lay in my shower drain after washing it and how much was left behind on my comb after brushing it. One day it hit me that my hair loss wasn’t going to stop itself, I had to do something about it. Rather than waiting for it to stop, I took action.
Now, you may be wondering what action you can take to prevent or reverse hair loss. The truth is, whether hair loss can be reversed or not depends largely on the cause of hair loss. In some cases, like when it’s caused by stress, it can be reversed. In other cases, where it’s caused by medical conditions, it can’t always be reversed.
Either way, the good news is that you can do things to improve the condition of your hair and possibly even reverse hair loss, more on this in a bit.
Can hair loss be reversed after traumatic life events?
Significant traumatic life events and stress can cause hair loss. In this case, the onset of hair loss is usually delayed, and you may find the condition of your hair suffering too. Luckily, hair loss caused by emotional distress and trauma can be reversed. Nothing stops new hair from growing, and your hair follicle usually remains intact and healthy – both of which are essential to growing new, healthy hair.
Can hair loss be reversed after androgenic alopecia?
Androgenic alopecia, often referred to as male pattern baldness, is a genetic condition that affects both men and women. This condition can start when we are as early as 20 years old. Usually, androgenic alopecia is characterised by a receding hairline and gradual hair loss from the crown and front of the scalp.
While reversing hair loss caused by androgenic alopecia will depend on the severity of the condition, it is possible to grow your hair back in some cases.
Can hair loss be reversed after alopecia areata?
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease where your body attacks the hair follicles on your scalp. As our hair requires healthy, living hair follicles to grow new hair, alopecia areata can prevent new hair from growing.
This condition is usually noticeable when hair becomes patchy or bald in certain spots. It can happen at any age. Right now, there are no known cures for alopecia areata, but there are things you can do to promote and stimulate healthier hair follicles.
Can hair loss be reversed after cicatricial areata?
Cicatricial areata, aka scarring alopecia, is quite rare. However, it is usually rather permanent and difficult to reverse because the condition destroys the hair follicles. With this disease, bald patches are common; the scalp will often become irritated and inflamed.
Other causes of hair loss
Several other factors can cause hair loss, such as age, genetics, hormonal changes, thyroid issues, hair pulling, weight loss, and even nutritional deficiencies. In most of these cases, though, hair loss can be reversed with the right steps.
What can I do to reverse hair loss?
We know some of what we’ve mentioned above sounds quite gloomy, but there is some hope. You can do various things to promote hair growth, fight hair loss, and have healthier hair. Here are our top tips:
- Eat a nutritious diet with plenty of vitamins and minerals. Deficiencies of certain nutrients can cause or accelerate hair loss.
- Nourish your scalp and boost hair growth with natural hair oil.
- Use a dermaroller to stimulate collagen within the roots of your hair and revive damaged hair follicles.
- Take medication such as saw palmetto and reishi that block dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which is a hormone responsible for hair loss.
- Try to limit the use of damaging hair treatments and heated styling tools.
- Let your hair rest. Don’t let it spend too long in an updo or ponytail.
- Learn to identify and manage the things that cause you stress.
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