Hair that has fallen out collects in the hairbrush - but is the number still normal or is it hair loss? We'll reveal 3 early signs that you can spot hair loss.
Women with long hair in particular are familiar with the phenomenon: we leave individual hairs wherever we are. On the sweater, the pillow, in the sink ... Individual hairs fall out, and that is completely normal. However, if you lose a significant amount of hair, you may experience hair loss. What is the normal amount and when does it count as hair loss? These signs can help you spot hair loss early.
The rule, "Anyone who loses more than 100 hairs a day, has hair loss" is difficult to assess in practice. Not only is it almost impossible to count the hair lost exactly - the number of hairs is also individual for each person, depending on how much hair they have.
If you are unsure whether the amount of hair you lose every day is normal, watch out for these signs that can indicate hair loss:
If these signs apply to you, have yourself checked by your family doctor or dermatologist. In addition to hereditary hair loss, hair loss can also be caused by nutrient deficiency, infections, autoimmune, thyroid, intestinal, or skin diseases.