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5th October 2023

Hair loss in spring: How to stop it?

The arrival of certain seasons can have a certain impact on our hair health. The truth is that there is an increase in hair loss in spring and this has its origin in certain factors that accompany the change of season. Knowing what to do in these cases is key to reducing or avoiding hair loss in spring.

In the blog de Hospital Capilar We tell you everything you need to know about hair loss in spring, as well as some tips for taking care of your hair in spring and reducing the possible impact on your hair of the change of season.

Why does hair fall out more in spring?

With the entry of the spring season we can perceive an increase in hair loss. This is due to what is known as spring asthenia.

Spring brings with it certain changes such as increased daylight hours, temperature changes and the arrival of allergies. This causes spring asthenia in more than half of the population, an adaptive disorder to these changes that produces physical and psychological alterations such as headaches, lack of sleep, stress and anxiety, or lack of sexual appetite.

When the rhythms of our organism change with the arrival of spring, what is known as telogen effluvium. The life cycle of the hair is accelerated induced by this spring asthenia, causing the hair follicles to enter their telogen phase and the hair falls out more than usual. According to our medical equipment, this telogen effluvium can last up to 4 months, and is also known as seasonal hair loss.

In addition, during the spring we spend more time outdoors in such a way that the hair is more exposed to external agents. This together with stress, anxiety and changes in rhythm with the arrival of this season make hair fall more intensely.

How to prevent hair loss in spring

Normally, hair loss in spring is reversible and the hair that falls will come out again.. However, to know how to care for hair in spring It is key to reducing hair loss and making it visibly healthier.

Using hair loss products

In the face of moderate hair loss, such as hair loss in spring, it is beneficial to use hair loss products. In addition, incorporating products such as nourishing masks into our hair care routine will give our hair that extra hydration to make it healthier and reduce frizz.

wash hair often

It is important to wash your hair frequently and not delay washing, since an accumulation of dust, grease and dirt on the scalp clogs the follicles and can even develop diseases such as a seborrheic dermatitis.

There is no exact washing frequency, oilier hair should wash their hair more often, while those with drier scalps may prolong it longer. The key is to wash your hair when we notice it dirty.

Eat a balanced diet

Food is key to looking healthy hair. A poor diet leads to hair loss, so it is essential to follow a varied diet where we incorporate vitamins, minerals and proteins. If there is a nutritional deficit, the hair follicles lack the necessary nutrients and become weak.

Adapted hair treatments

Hair loss in spring can produce a lack of density and lengthen more than expected. In these cases, it is essential to go to a hair clinic in Spain to receive a personalized medical diagnosis. In telogen effluvium as occurs in the seasonal fall, it is highly beneficial to resort to hair treatments such as Platelet Rich Plasma or the hair mesotherapy.

Hair mesotherapy treatment

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Visit our hair clinic in Madrid, our flagship, or the clinic in Murcia or Pontevedra and put yourself in the hands of experts. Request your free medical diagnosis and stop hair loss with our hair treatments. 

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