will naturally regrow following the rest stage. Hair depends on the papilla
for its growth and regeneration. Within the papilla is a rich blood and
nerve supply which provides nourishment to the hair bulb. As long as
the papilla is not destroyed, or another force does not inhibit growth,
hair will grow again - continuing on with the life cycle.
In regards to hair loss, there are certain circumstances that are unavoidable,
such as genetics or illness. However, there are many factors that can
be avoided by a change in lifestyle or environment. In certain situations,
treatments are available to help prevent a problem, stop it or possibly
even reverse it.
Many variables can contribute to the irregular loss of hair. Stress,
diet, hair and scalp condition - even physical constitution - will affect
You may suffer from hair loss if you:
- have any family member who has thin hair or hair loss
- drink an excessive amount of caffeinated beverages
- have poor eating habits
- smoke more than 20 cigarettes a day
- live a stressful life
- shampoo only twice per week
- apply hair lotion on an unclean scalp
- have a build-up of hair care products and topical lotions
The degree of hair loss varies among individuals and circumstances.