Hair Loss and Weight Gain: How Are They Linked?

Hair loss and weight relation?

As you age, it is very natural for you to gain weight and loose hair. But then these may also be signs of an undiagnosed condition. If there is some unexplained weight gain without much change in your exercise or eating habits, it may be a signal that something might be wrong. You may have hair loss also and that could be in the form of thinning of scalp or eyebrow hair, or it may come out in clumps. And if you find that there is unexplained weight gain and hair loss, you need to see your doctor or preferably endocrinologist.

Following are few health conditions that may cause weight gain and hair loss

Lack of Exercise – Lack of any daily exercise or physical activity can lead to obesity and weight gain, which can have a huge impact on overall wellness. Being obese can also contribute to hair loss.

Depression – Depression has also been sometimes linked to cause of Hair Loss because of hormonal imbalances associated with the condition.

A Poor diet- If your diet is not balanced and if you are not eating right, it can have a negative impact on your overall wellness. A diet that is high in calories but low on necessary minerals and vitamins can lead to hair loss and will also contribute to many other problems.

Diabetes –  Diabetes can over the time lead to damaged blood vessels. And this could affect the blood vessels of the scalp. This would also mean less oxygen that is present for the nourishment for the hair follicles and also greater likelihood of hair loss.

Hypothyroidism – Hypothyroidism is a condition where the body is not producing enough thyroid hormones. The thyroid is an important hormone that is responsible for giving energy to every organ in your body. And due to these hormone imbalances, your metabolism can be badly affected, leading to fatigue, dry skin and also cause severe hair loss.

Main causes of hypothyroidism

  • Advanced age
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Side effects from certain medicines
  • Deficiency of iodine
  • Congenital disorders
  • Autoimmune disease

How to treat Hypothyroidism

The treatment of Hypothyroidism is where it involves using medications that could restore hormone levels in the body. And with the right treatment it is believed that it can reverse the signs of hypothyroidism with time.

Is it necessary for you to go for Hair Restoration Surgery?

If you are having hair loss that is because of hypothyroidism, with the use of right medications you can restore hair and also overall wellness. And for other various conditions that have been mentioned in the blog, the best option before you opt  for hair restoration surgery is to improve your habits and lifestyle. If you eat right, exercise more and see that you take proper treatment of other conditions, you can reverse hair loss within few months.

Rootzhair offers you a consultation where the specialists can confirm whether your hair loss is caused by a deficiency or something else. We also offer you personalized advice on how best you can restore your hair or the treatment that is suitable for you.

Book a consultation with RootzHair Clinic and find out the best solution for your hair loss condition.

RootzHair, one of the Best Hair Transplant Clinic in Hyderabad is famous for performing hair transplantation surgery for patients who experience hair loss for various causes – hormonal issues to pattern baldness. Doctors at this clinic use the latest of technology for hair restoration and among the various methods, including microscopic follicular unit grafting. The clinics are present in other cities too – Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh and Bangalore, Karnataka. Delivering the best hair solutions with the latest techniques or options for hair restorations, the Trichologists have to its credit over 900+ hair transplants and the clinic has implanted 2,200+ hair replacements systems and performed more than 3,000 PRP procedures.

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