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Alopecia is a term used for hair loss. Loss of 50 to 100 strands a day is normal, but a loss of more than 100 strands and thinning of hairs is abnormal. Most of the people experience hair loss in their thirties.

Is alopecia a disease?

Alopecia is a condition of hair loss that usually affects the scalp. It causes one or more patches of hair loss. An autoimmune disorder is believed to cause this condition. Autoimmune disorder is a disorder in which our immune system attacks our hail follicles.

Is alopecia hereditary?

Yes, alopecia is hereditary. Those who develops alopecia after the age of 30 years may have less chance that other family member will have it.

Types of hair loss

1. Male and female pattern baldness

Baldness is the most common type of hair loss in males. Male pattern baldness is hereditary while the causes of female pattern baldness are less understood.

2. Alopecia areata

It leads to coin sized patches of baldness. They can occur anywhere on our body, but usually occurs in the scalp. It mostly affects young adults, but can occur at any age. People with autoimmune conditions such as diabetes, Down's syndrome, hyperthyroidism are at higher risk of developing alopecia areata.

3. Scarring alopecia

It is a condition in which the hair follicles are completely destroyed and hairs won't grow back. It is caused by complications of another health condition.

4. Anagen effluvium

It is a type of hair loss that can affect face, body and scalp. Cancer treatment is one of the most common causes of this type of hair loss. In most of the cases, hair loss is temporary.

5. Telogen effluvium

Telogen effluvium occurs when there is thinning of hair rather than bald patches and is the most common type of alopecia.

Causes of hair loss

The common causes of hair loss are listed below:

  • Hereditary is the main cause of hair loss.
  • In women, conditions like hormonal changes during pregnancy, childbirth and menopause are some of the reasons for hair loss.
  • Hair loss can be caused by other health conditions such as scalp, thyroid and skin problems.
  • Hair loss can occur due to medications that are used to treat various diseases like arthritis, depression, heart problems.
  • Unhealthy diet is another reason for hair loss.
  • Some hairstyles, emotional or physical shock can lead to hair loss.

Symptoms of hair loss

The common symptoms of hair loss are listed below:

  • Presence of Circular patches or bald spots
  • Sudden loss of hairs
  • Thinning of hair
  • Partial or full body hair loss.

Hair loss and Ayurveda

Ayurveda describes the tridoshas (Vata, pitta and kapha) as the three forces of our life. Any imbalance in any of these doshas results in one or other health condition.

According to Ayurveda, excess of Pitta dosha is the main cause of hair loss. Excessive intake of tea, coffee, meats, alcohol and excessive smoking are some of the reasons for increased Pitta in the body. Eating too much fried, acidic, oily and spicy foods aggravates the pitta dosha.

Planet Ayurveda's Hair growth formula for Hair loss

Hair growth formula capsule of Planet Ayurveda is an excellent blend of 6 ingredients that help to maintain healthy hairs. All these 6 ingredients are used in ancient Ayurvedic health care system. These capsules are 100 percent pure and natural. These are vegetarian capsules that are free from chemicals, additives and hence free from side effects. Hence, this dietary supplement is safe to use.

The ingredients of hair growth formula are explained below:

1. Yashtimadhu

It is known as Glycerrhaza glabra. It is helpful in supporting healthy hairs and maintains healthy memory as well. It is known as licorice in modern world.

2. Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha, also known as Withania somnifera, is not only helpful in maintaining healthy hairs, but also supports the overall health of the body.

3. Bhumiamla

It is known as Phyllanthus niruri. This is helpful for healthy hairs and skin as well.

4. Bhringraj

It is another ingredient of the hair growth formula which supports healthy hairs. It is also known as Eclipta alba.

5. Amalaki

Amalaki, also known as Emblica officinalis (Indian gooseberries), is the common and the richest source of vitamin C that helps to maintain the overall health of the body.

6. Brahmi

Brahmi, also known as Bacopa monneiri, is good for healthy hairs and healthy skin as well.

Pack size: Each bottle contains 60 capsules in it.

Dosage: 2 capsules two times a day, with plain water, after meals.

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