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Myths and truths about hair loss

Hair is a tool of seduction and also a sign of youth

Health and Esthetics
Going bald is one of the most common concerns among men and women. Hair is a tool of seduction and also a sign of youth, so it is worth clarifying what is myth and what is reality. DOES WEARING A CAP ENCOURAGE HAIR LOSS? For a long time it was believed that the cap could weaken the hair, but it has been proven that it does not have any negative effects on it. Furthermore, the use of hats and caps is recommended so that UV rays do not affect the scalp. Myth. IS WASHING YOUR HAIR EVERY DAY BAD FOR YOU? Hair washing does not cause hair loss, in fact, today we have special shampoos and conditioners to strengthen it. Therefore, you only have to choose which products to apply. Myth. DOES COMBING YOUR HAIR A LOT SPEED UP THE FALL? Brushing your hair with a brush or hand constantly generates traction, mostly in long hair, and can speed up the natural process of hair loss, but without causing permanent damage. True. GETTING YOUR HAIR CUT, MAKES IT GROW STRONGER? Cutting the ends to make the hair grow stronger is a popular belief, but I wish it were true. The rate of growth of the hair follicles depends on each individual, some have the shortest and others the longest growth phase. Myth. THE STRESS? This is an important factor that can lead to hair loss (alopecia), and is one of the most difficult factors to manage. Meditating, taking time to relax, exercising or having a hobby could help prevent stress and, consequently, alopecia along with many other conditions. True. These are some of the questions that are repeated in my office, but you can comment below if you want to add more.

Publication Date: 01/08/2018

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