Causes Of Hair Loss, Drastic Weight Loss, And Severe Stress?
doctor,rnI have a question. Why is my hair getting thinner now, my weight has also dropped dramatically in +- 1.5 months, I went from 45kg to 40kg, and now I’m 39.5kg, it’s very difficult to increase it by a kilo. For 1-2 months I have experienced itching on my body. I’m also often stressed and depressed.. and one more thing. A few months ago when I was trying to gain weight I was able to eat more than usual but now unfortunately I can only eat smaller portions than normal. What disease do I have? Please explain.rnrnThank you.
Hello, Thank you for your question on HealthReplies.com
Generally the cause of hair loss is a hormone problem that stimulates hair growth, namely dehydrotestosterone (DHT), but the symptoms of hair loss that you experience with your weight loss, the possible causes are:
Psychological problems, such as stress and depression Lack of nutrition Autoimmune disease Diabetes or diabetes Tuberculosis / Tuberculosis Cancer Side effects of drugs, such as chemotherapy You should immediately check your body condition with a specialist in internal medicine, the doctor will perform a physical examination, review your medical history, and perform investigations such as blood tests, chest X-ray examination, or MRI if needed.
Some tips for you:
Eat nutritious food Avoid stress / manage stress well Get enough rest Drink plenty of water 2-3 liters per day Regular exercise Avoid using shampoos that are too scented Wash your hair diligently, but not too often Avoid excessive hair care, such as using hair dyes, blow dryers hair Read articles about Hair loss
Thank you, hopefully useful. dr. Nurmarwiyah