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“‘Hair Loss” Aren’t these 2 words Scarier than a Horror Movie?

Well Hair Loss is a common problem that every person faces at one point. Some amount of hair fall is normal & happens to everyone. In fact, as per doctors, losing around 50-100 hairs a day is quite normal but if your hair fall exceeds the normal amount & you are able to see the receding hairline & bald patches then it is the time to visit your dermatologist.

There can be several reasons for having huge hair fall & for years, people have believed in old wives’ tales regarding hair loss, baldness & hair growth. Dr. Kuldeep Singh, Head of Dermatology Department HCG Hospital, says he has heard numerous myths- blaming hats or even testosterones to getting baldness from mother side and even myths of magical oils that can make dead follicles grow back into beautiful healthy hair. So today we focus on demystifying such common Hair Falls Myths that our society has been carrying around for decades while revealing true facts for the same. Here are 7 Hair Loss Myths and Facts by Dermatologist & CosmetologistDr. Kuldeep Singh Rohria.

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Myth1:You will Never Face Hair Loss if Your Parents have/had Good Hair

Fact: You cannot Predict Hair Loss; in fact No One Can! Just because your immediate family tree is having good hair, doesn’t mean you will never have to face Hair Loss problems. Hair Loss is Polygenetic that means your (hair) fate is decided by assortment of genes from your immediate as well as extended relatives. Moreover if Hair Loss generally runs into your family then you are more likely to face it.

Doctor’s Advice: If You start observing hair fall more than regular, time to see your dermatologist.

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