Hair Loss and Pregnancy, What You Can Expect
This entry was posted on November 14, 2007.
Your hair experiences a resting phase every 2 or 3 months, this is a phase where your around 10% of your hair will fall out and get replaced by new hair. Women usually experience hair loss from the 1 to 5 months after delivery, it's usually excessive hair loss and affects around 50% of women in their pregnancy. It's very normal to expeience this, and can be attributed to a vitamin or mineral deficiency.
Hair loss in women can usually be triggered by anything that involves a estrogen hormonal balance or imbalance, which also include birth of the child, miscarriage, or abortion. If you experience any of these events or balding issues, there are a number of things you can look into.
- Avoid pulling your hair back
- Avoid using hair products that contain biotin and silica
- Avoid combs that have fine teeth
- Keep products that require heat (ie. hair dryers, curling irons) on cool settings
- Supplement your diet with vitamin B, C, E, zinc, and/or biotin
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