Daily shedding of upto 100 hairs is normal" excessive hair fall can be due to male pattern baldness, physical illness or mental stress in the past 3-6 months, low serum ferritin or nutritional deficiency, certain medical conditions like thyroid and other hormonal disorders.
Hairfall may also be seen after cosmetic hair procedures like chemical straightening.
So appropriate blood tests for ruling out above conditions may be done if indicated.
Take a nutritious and protein rich diet (pulses, milk products, eggs).
Avoid routine application of gels or frequent blow drying of your hair. Use a sulfate free shampoo for your hair twice a week. Biotin containing hair supplements can be taken for 3-6 months.
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