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PCOS and hair loss: Root causes that we should be aware of; dietitian explains

Updated On May 14, 2024 02:37 PM IST
  • From nutrient deficiencies to insulin resistance, here are a few root causes of hair loss with PCOS.
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PCOS is a condition where the ovaries start to produce an abnormal amount of Androgen leading to cyst formation in the ovaries. Obesity, mood swings, menstrual irregularity, acne formation and hair loss are some of the common symptoms of PCOS. Hair loss is a pressing issue faced by people with PCOS. Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan explained a few root causes of hair loss with PCOS.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 14, 2024 02:37 PM IST

PCOS is a condition where the ovaries start to produce an abnormal amount of Androgen leading to cyst formation in the ovaries. Obesity, mood swings, menstrual irregularity, acne formation and hair loss are some of the common symptoms of PCOS. Hair loss is a pressing issue faced by people with PCOS. Dietitian Tallene Hacatoryan explained a few root causes of hair loss with PCOS.(Shutterstock)

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Androgenic Alopecia, also known as female pattern baldness, is influenced by the high amount of Androgen, such as Testosterone, produced by the ovaries. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Androgenic Alopecia, also known as female pattern baldness, is influenced by the high amount of Androgen, such as Testosterone, produced by the ovaries. (Pixabay)

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Insulin resistance is a common symptom in PCOS. With the elevated insulin levels, the body starts to produce more Androgen, leading to more hair loss. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Insulin resistance is a common symptom in PCOS. With the elevated insulin levels, the body starts to produce more Androgen, leading to more hair loss. (Unsplash)

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Chronic inflammation is associated with hair loss. This further leads to disruption in the hair growth cycle – this causes hair thinning and shedding. (Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chronic inflammation is associated with hair loss. This further leads to disruption in the hair growth cycle – this causes hair thinning and shedding. (Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels)

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Stress can be influenced by PCOS. This can further lead to hormonal imbalances and hair loss. Stress management techniques such as mindfulness, meditation and yoga can help in combating this. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Stress can be influenced by PCOS. This can further lead to hormonal imbalances and hair loss. Stress management techniques such as mindfulness, meditation and yoga can help in combating this. (Unsplash)

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Deficiency of nutrients such as iron, zinc, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12 and Omega-3 fatty acids contribute to hair loss.  (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 14, 2024 02:37 PM IST

Deficiency of nutrients such as iron, zinc, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12 and Omega-3 fatty acids contribute to hair loss.  (Shutterstock)

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