Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Hairloss Facts - A peek into Some Exciting Facts About Hair

One of the best of hair loss facts is that over 80 million American men and women are suffering from hair loss. A number of factors also contribute to hair loss. Many factors that have to be inquired before going for treating hair loss are: your routine diet, various medications you are already taking including vitamins, your family history of hair loss, any affliction from illness recently, and your daily hair care habits.

Society places a lot of social and cultural importance on how your hair is, its length, health, and thickness.People keep trying different hair styles, this shows how important is your hair in your life. Once the hair loss starts we think a lot on finding solutions and remedies to stop hair loss, and get healthy hair.But there are many factors like diseases, hormonal imbalance, heavy amount of stress and improper hair care that contribute to excessive hair loss.

We provide some hair care tips to give your hair the best care. But first you need to have a better understanding about it.Before you think about finding the right treatment for your hair loss and go with it, you should know the following interesting and informative facts:

About 10% of your hair will be resting and the rest will be growing at any given point of time.
One hair fiber will be able to support a weight of 100 grams.
It is found that use of drugs is one of the important causes of hair loss.
Keratin forms the main component of your hair. Keratin is also responsible for giving elasticity to your fingernails.
Every person will lose more than 40% of hair in a life time. That means about 100 hair per day.
Hair loss becomes visible only when you lose more than 50% of hair.
Europeans and Africans are found to have more hair loss problems than Asians.
More than 50% of men above the age of 50 generally suffer from hair loss.
There will be more than 100,000 hairs over an average scalp. Scalps with blond hair will have about 120,000; scalps with red hair will have about 80,000 hairs.
The thickness of a hair will be about 0.02-0.04".
Hair growth will be more between 10 AM to 11 AM and also between 4 PM to 6 PM.
It is found that 40% percent of middle age women usually suffer from female pattern hair loss.
In USA, there is not even one elected bald President after the beginning of television age.
Healthy hair grows at a rate of 12 millimeters every month. 35 meters of hairs will be produced on a scalp each day.
Hair is the fastest growing tissue in a human body.
Research studies show that Asian hair grow the fastest and have the greatest elasticity.
Hair grows the best normally between the ages of 15 to 30.
Hair grows faster during summer season than in winter season.
40 million men and 20 million women are found to suffer from baldness.
Your hair cannot reveal your gender.