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What Causes Hair Loss

Healthy hair is a sign of good health. Brittle hair, dandruff or hair loss are signs of poor health. There are some diseases that cause hair loss. Hair loss can also be hereditary, so if you are doing everything you should be doing but still your hair is lost, it may be hereditary. Here are some of the conditions that cause hair loss.

1. Anemia

Anaemia is caused by lack of iron in the body. It has symptoms such as hair loss, headache, dizziness, and pale skin. Inorder to prevent anaemia in your body, eat foods rich in iron. Such foods include; liver, potatoes, eggs and pumpkin.

2. Alopecia areata

The cause of this disease is yet to be known but doctors recognize it by observing the hair loss. It is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the hair follicles that causes hair loss.

3. Lupus

This is a disorder where the immune system reacts against the health tissues of the body. Symptoms of this disease include hair loss, pain in joints, headache and fatigue.

4. Hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism

This is a disorder where the thyroid gland is undereactive and hyperthyroidism is the opposite of it. Functions of thyroid hormone include metabolism, digestion, brain function among others. Hair loss is a disease caused by it

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