ANSWERED: TOP 11 COMMONLY ASKED HAIRFALL QUESTIONS

Published On 10-12-2021 | By Dharani Senthilkumar

1. Does transplanted hair fall out?

Hair fall after transplantation is common during a particular phase. The transplanted hair will stay for a lifetime. The follicle and a small hair shaft are transplanted from the donor to the bald region. But the visible hair shaft falls within 3-4 months. It’s completely normal, as it’s a part of the growth cycle. This falling phase is nothing but shock loss. The shock loss occurs due to the trauma created on the hair follicle during hair transplantation. Generally, any hair, especially the shaft, falls out once in 2.5 to 3 years when the anagen phase completes. However, new hair grows from the hair follicle, which will have 2.5 to 3 years

2. Does stress make hair fall out?

Yes. Our hair follicles contain some of the most active cells in the body. And it will require a continuous supply of nutrients, oxygen and other similar essentials. When stressed, the hormone fluctuation will constrict the blood supply to the hair follicles, causing more hair to fall off and restricting new hair growth.

3. Why is my hair falling out after covid?

Since Covid is relative to respiration issues, a fall in oxygen levels can potentially affect cell multiplication and cell renewal in hair follicles. The blood supply to the scalp also stunts, as the follicle goes into a state of dormancy due to the trauma faced, people who recover from Covid will face severe hair fall issues.

4. How Is PRP helpful for hair?

PRP is an activation procedure that will thicken the hair shaft on thinning hairline areas. That way, it helps to boost hair growth and enhance the hair follicles.

5. Is hair fall due to dandruff?

Hairfall due to dandruff may be a temporary condition. Due to dandruff, there is severe inflammation and restriction in oxygen supply to cells. Post dandruff treatment, the hair cycle gets normal, there will be a stoppage in hair fall.

6. When will hair loss stop after delivery?

It is extremely normal to face hair fall after pregnancy for a maximum of 6 months. Post-pregnancy, since there is a plunge in the hormones and growth factors post-delivery, the hair cycle disrupts, causing hair loss. The follicles go into a  state of dormancy due to sudden hormonal imbalance. However, after six months, it will get back to its normal hair cycle.

7. Can hair fall after bleaching?

Yes, it will definitely cause hair damage by making it drier. It is not directly connected to falling hair, but the damage it does can for sure lead to hair loss. Also, when the bleach is not properly done, the mix is inappropriate or is left for a long time in the hair, which can cause scalp damage.

8. Can hair fall out during pregnancy?

Not really; it works vice-versa. While post-pregnancy is associable with hair loss, pregnancy is a period of luxurious hair growth due to high hormones, growth factors and increased blood circulation.

9. Can hair fall be reversed?

It is reversible with following a good diet, intake of rich supplements, undergoing treatments like PRP, stem cells to increase blood circulation and boost hair growth. If you face problems like thinning hairline or baldness issues, consulting a trichologist is the best advice.

10. Is there a diet to stop hair fall?

Eating a balanced diet, say a diet rich in protein and low in carbohydrates and avoiding sugary foods and junk foods will help stop hair concerns and initiate good hair growth. Some foods can be eggs, fatty fish, green leafy vegetables, nuts, good protein, etc. But if the hair fall issue persists, it is best to follow the diet chart that the trichologists provide.

11. Can you get premature greying reverse?

It is not possible to reverse premature greying, but it is possible to save the existing hair from greying. Dietary and supplements will help stop the spread of the existing black hair.

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