Causes Of Alopecia
TRACTION ALOPECIA (TENSION/BRAIDS/ TIGHT HAIR STYLES/DAMAGE)
It’s a lot more common than you think. The thing about this kind of alopecia, is that we cause this damage ourselves.
AUTOIMMUNE CONDITIONS/ HEALTH CONDITIONS
There are so many different reasons for hair loss, other than hair damage. Some people have autoimmune conditions that cause alopecia or Hair loss, such as iron deficiency, thyroid deficiency, vitamin D deficiency, lupus, etc. There are also other causes of hair loss such as medication—from blood pressure medications, chemotherapy, etc..
Moms, how many of you have looked up one day, and all of a sudden 2 or 3 months after having your baby you noticed EXTREME thinning? It’s like, one day your hair is full and thick and then you look up and it’s just GONE. It didn’t happen all of a sudden, it happened a little bit over time after your estrogen levels began to fall after giving birth. At this point you’re so busy with the baby, how could you have even noticed?
Who even knew such a thing existed? Don’t we all get a little bit stressed at some point? How could this cause you to lose hair?
There are over 100 prescription medications that are known to be associated with hair loss.
DO NOT DISCONTINUE MEDICATIONS OR REDUCE PRESCRIPTIONS