Diseases that Cause Hair Loss

There are preventable and non-preventable causes of hair loss.
A number of diseases may cause an imbalance in the hormones, thus bringing about the thinning of the hair and the resulting effect will be hair loss.
The kind of diet that we go for may lead to lack of vitamins and minerals that are responsible for the growth and development of the hair follicle, also leading to the problem of hair loss.

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There are genetic diseases that are also responsible for bringing about the problem of hair loss.
It is necessary to keep on doing a self-evaluation to know if a particular disease that you may be having may be leading to the problem of hair loss or the kind of medication that you are using to treat it is bringing about the side effects resulting to the loss of hair.

The Following Diseases Can Result In Hair Loss Skin Diseases
There are certain skin diseases that result from lack of key nutrients in the body.

The same skin diseases will cause some of the nutrients and supplement that are needed in the hair to be lost. Such loss of nutrients will lead to the thinning of the hair.
You will need to ensure that your skin is made healthy and any skin infection is properly addressed to avoid the hair loss.
Inflammation on the Scalp
There are certain inflammations on the scalp, which are brought about by the bacteria and fungus that ought to be checked to ensure that you do not suffer hair loss.
A good example of scalp inflammation is ringworm. When this occurs, hair will be lost.

Cancer
One renowned problem that is associated with cancer is one of hair loss.
It is said that cancer patients have a problem in absorbing the nutrients in the body.
Hair follicles, once denied of the key nutrients that are required will tend to get thin or come off.

Diabetes
Diabetes is a serious chronic problem. In most cases, Diabetes will affect the hormonal balance in the body. This will actually lead to a problem of hair loss.

Surgical procedure
There are conditions of hair loss as a result of a given surgical procedure.
Hair loss happens in most cases when chemotherapy is done. But this is actually temporary.
Most diseases that will lead to hair loss will at times lead to a resolve when one is healed. In those cases, this hair loss can be said to be temporary.

The period taken will depend on a number of factors which will largely be dependent on the length of time it will take for the restoration of the hormonal balance or the levels of nutrients in the body which will support the hair follicles.

Some chronic diseases like AIDS may result in a permanent loss of the hair if the immunity is adversely affected. For one to be sure of the restoration of the hair, adequate boosting of the immunity through the use of the anti-retroviral drugs is necessary.