The thrills of becoming a mother are many—however so are the pains and challenges! One thing most new moms endure in the course of being pregnant, and then later during breastfeeding, is sudden hair loss. For moms who aren’t used to experiencing hair loss, this could be disheartening. Here’s a few facts that all moms ought to know regarding pregnancy and hair loss.
There’s an accepted “truism” that most have heard: Men become distinguished with age, while women just get old. The science behind this phenomenon aside, it doesn’t mean every woman’s fate is to wither into a shriveled, ancient-looking hag. All a woman needs to do is reach deep inside, find her inner diva, and consider trying new and trendy spring hairstyles.
Your hair probably undergoes a tremendous amount of punishment over the course of a year. Whether you are washing it, drying it or dying it, your hair is under siege. Over time, excessive dryness, heat, chemicals and mechanical stress can lead to split ends, which is the splitting or fraying of the ends of your hair. This condition is also called trichoptilosis, and it can have a profound effect on your overall appearance.
Sometimes we don’t understand the root cause of a problem such as hair loss, which can result in confusion or worry. Diabetes is a surprisingly common cause when it comes to hair falling out. Did you know that almost 10% of the population suffer from the condition? Most cases go undiagnosed, and many people do not realize that hair loss is a symptom.
Most people don’t consider hair loss as being a positive experience. And let’s be real – for most people, even talking about is considered to be taboo. Although hair loss can be related to health conditions, genes or aging, and while it could be an uncomfortable topic for most, it can also be an excellent opportunity to reinvent one’s self.
Cold weather and dry air demand better skin and hair care. It does not have to be expensive or time consuming, to keep winter hair looking great. It’s imperative that you give your scalp proper care and moisturization, so it doesn’t get dry and develop frizzy hair, split ends, or result in hair loss.