Hair fall is a comments problem after Covid-19 Recovery. Most of people suffering from excessive hair fall. Not only women facing this problem men also facing hair fall problem.
My own story
This is my own experience. I also had corona in the month of April and a few days after recovering from corona, I also started losing a lot of hair.
This my personal picture you can see my scap is clearly showing.
I thought maybe for some reason my hair is falling so much, I did not have to suspect that this is a post covid side effect.
I thought the fall would stop on its own after some time but my hair started falling more and my scalp started showing a lot more.
As I have written in my introduction that I am a health worker and many co-workers with me also had covid.
Slowly all of them started having hair fall problem then I thought is this post covid side effect or not.
I saw following NDTV news. I realised this is post covid side effect
Causes of Hair fall
Hair fall is a normal thing after any illness and fever. Fever is the common symptoms of Covid.
As we all know Covid is a viral disease after any type of fever our hair goes into telogen phase this is a shedding phase.
This medical term known as Telogen effluvium. People with TE report hair loss that comes on suddenly.
Hair typically falls out in large clumps, often while brushing or showering.
Most of the people will also know that even when we have typhoid, we still have a lot of hair fall.
Most people see noticeable hair shedding two to three months after having a fever or illness.
Handfuls of hair can come out when you shower or brush your hair.
This hair shedding can last for six to nine months before it stops.
Stress can causes a temporary hair shedding. Emotional stress can also force more hairs than normal into the shedding phase.
Diet plays a very important role in the growth of our hair and keeping it strong.
If you don’t have enough nutrition and diet your hair fall will started
Treatment of Hair fall.
Vitamin D3 Deficiency. Lower Vitamin D 3 level is most common cause of hair lose.
In Covid-19 disease every known about vitamin D3. Vitamin D3 also increase our immune system.
So check your vitamin D3 level if it is lower side you must have to take vitamins d3 doses.
Recommended dose of vitamin D3 is 60k IU per week for 8 week. this is therapeutic dose.
Ferritin is a type of protein in your blood. It stores iron that your body can use when it needs it.
If you have low ferritin, this means that you also have an iron deficiency.
When you have lower ferritin level this also cause hair fall. You should take iron supplements.
Green vegetables, spanich and beetroot are full of iron so consume more.
If your hair lose is excessive so you can add some vitamin and minerals tables.
If you are not taking enough vitamins and minerals in your diet, then this can also be one of the main reasons for hair loss.
After being saved from covid, take care of your diet. Must be taken if supplement is required
If your hair lose has started, then you should consult your doctor at once.
If your hair is in the telogen phase, then your hair will not stop falling at any cost. It will stop naturally in three to four months.
You can regrow your hair with medicine.
Minoxidil and Finasteride are common medicine for regrow your hair. It’s very helpful who has male pattern baldness and female pattern baldness. This medicine are very effective even if you have patches on your scalp.
I have been also using this serum since last two months and I have a big difference in my scalp.
Hope this blog help you.