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How Seasonal Changes Affect Postpartum Hair Loss

If you have started to notice more hair on your hairbrush again or on the bathroom tile, this may be more than just remnants of postpartum shedding.  As summer comes to an end in most parts of the world (Hawaii and the Bahamas  you can just ignore this), and fall/winter fast approaches, so does seasonal hair shedding.  Studies show that seasonal hair loss affects more women than men, and typically occurs during the fall months like September and October.

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Is stress from Covid-19 causing hair loss?

The coronavirus has had distressing effects on patients and those watching the pandemic unfold alike.  Manifesting in different ways for different people one common side effect we are hearing is hair loss.  Dermatologists are getting calls for appointments as people find clumps of hair on pillows and hair falling in the shower.  Some people have even admitted to their doctors they fear to brush their hair or showering because of the intense fallout they see with each wash or brush.  Doctors have shared how this can affect patients causing even more stress.  As the body deals with physical and emotional stress the nutrients it uses for hair production and the growth phase is shifted to other parts of the body. ...

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