For many women, there is hardly a more scary thought than the thought of hair loss.Therefore, for many women it becomes an unpleasant surprise hair loss after childbirth.
What caused the hair loss after giving birth? Is it worth it to fear? During pregnancy, estrogen stimulates cell proliferation at the level of the hair bulb (root). Therefore, lengthening the life cycle of hair. As a result, the amount of hair that are in growth phase, increases significantly (up to 95% in the last three months of pregnancy). After birth, estrogen levels in the body drops, and it affects hair growth. The life cycle of hair falling, and they may start to fall out in large numbers. Hair loss after childbirth in this case could become a serious problem.
First of all, it is important to understand that hair loss is associated with natural, but very rapid changes in hormonal levels, seeking again to bounce back after pregnancy. Most often, hair loss after the birth of a temporary nature, and after several months hair grow. But, even temporarily, this phenomenon has little effect on what you feel at this time.
After 3 – 4 months a woman’s body begins to recover, returning to the usual mode of operation and, accordingly, making the normal amount of hormones. The sebaceous glands are no longer actively working, hair follicle returns to the usual state, there may be dryness of hair. From that moment, intense hair loss. This process is absolutely normal, because the hair is not kept fenced bulbs. And after 7-8 months or after feeding the hair bounce. Interestingly, when feeding the child during the year hormones stabilize smoothly and quietly, which is reflected in a more sparing changing hair. Most often, hair loss in women who did not breast-feeding.
Worry is if the change was subjected to the entire body, and a year after giving birth, nothing has changed. Signs of hormonal changes will neuhodyaschie extra pounds, the appearance of unwanted body hair, loss of hair on his head, swelling, skin thickening. When such changes must necessarily seem endocrinologist.
Lack of calcium in the body after childbirth also affects the condition of the hair. Eat foods rich in this ingredient: cheese, cheese, boiled meat, dairy. Do Repairing Hair Mask.
Trying to cope with the problem of hair loss after childbirth, is important not to exacerbate it. Do not collect the hair in tight rubber bands, pins or curlers. High temperatures also can harm the damaged hair, so try not to use a hair dryer, curling and ironing hair.