My wife is facing extreme hairfall from the time she has shifted to Mumbai from Chandigarh . She has stopped using tap water to wash her hair and uses mineral water for wash. She covers her hair to avoid pollution . But still no improvement. Is the hair fall because of change in city or due to some other reason
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Hi several medications, including those for blood pressure problems, diabetes, heart disease and cholesterol.Fungal infections (such as tinea capitis) FolliculitisHypervitaminosis A Iron deficiency or malnutrition in general Seborrheic dermatitis, a condition in which an excessive amount of sebum is produced and builds up on the scalp (looking like an adult cradle cap) is also a symptom of hormonal imbalances, as is an excessively oily or dry scalp. Both can cause hair thinning. As you stated ... change in water may also leads to hair loss...
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