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The Problem

Anemia iron deficiency iron deficiency causes loss of hair in men and women. However, in these problem is more frequent, especially in those with long or heavy rules. This lack of iron is detected with analysis and corrected with medical treatment. Diet a diet low in protein or iron can cause hair loss. Vegetarians, people who make low-protein diets and patients with anorexia nervosa can have a low-protein diet. When this happens, the body which helps to preserve proteins, changing the growth of hair in the rest phase, by what these people suffer a fall mass of hair about 3 months later. A diet rich in protein-based medical treatment solves the problem. Thyroid a underActive or overactive thyroid diseases can cause hair loss.

These diseases are diagnosed by clinical symptoms and laboratory tests. They require no specific treatment. Stress and disease you may start losing hair 1-3 months after a stressful situation. High fevers, severe infections or chronic diseases can cause weakening and loss of hair. Incorrect haircare overuse of colorants, dyes, bleaching, permanent, can damage hair if done incorrectly. Like shampoo, brushes and combs for the hair care can cause damage if done incorrectly or excessively.

Drugs some drugs used in cancer chemotherapy, it causes a progressive weakening of the scalp, it occurs 1-3 weeks after the start. The patient may lose 90% of hair, but returns to grow when it finishes the treatment. Birth control pills birth control pills contain 2 ingredients, an estrogen and synthetic progestin. Women who lose a little hair while taking oral contraceptives, are predisposed by inheritance to a progressive weakening of the hair and this can be accelerated by the effects of male hormones that have some progestogens. If this occurs, it is recommended to change to other tablets. Also when a woman stops using oral contraceptives some, can be seen 2-3 months after your hair falls. This decline lasts for about 6 months and leaves usually. Post-partum some women lose large amounts of hair at 2-3 months after childbirth, more than 6 months. After an adequate medical treatment solves the problem. Ringworm is a fungal infection of the scalp that can produce small patches of peeling and some hair loss. Other drugs can also cause loss of hair: * agents for gout: allopurinol (Loporin, Zyloprim, Zyloric) * arthritic: penicillamine Auranofin (Ridaura), indomethacin (INAC), naproxen (Naprosyn), sulindac (Clinoril) and methotrexate (Folex(r)) * coumarin anticoagulants and heparin. * Anticonvulsants / antiepileptics: trimethadione (Tridione) * antidepressants: tricyclic antidepressants, amphetamines. * Thyroid: iodine carbimazole, thiocianato, thiouracil. * Ulcer: cimetidine (Tagamet), ranetidina (Zantac) and FAMOTIDINE (Pepcid) * against cholesterol: clofibrate (Atromis-S) and gemfibrozil (Lopid) * the derivative of vitamin A: isotretinoin (Accutane, Accutane) and etretinate (Tegison, Tigason) * for blood pressure: atenolol (Tenormin), metoprolol (Lopressor), nadolol (Corgard), propranolol (Inderal) and timolol (Blocadren) * for Parkinson’s disease levodopa (Larodopa, doping) * other: male hormones (anabolic steroids). Original author and source of the article.