Hair issues like hair loss, dandruff and thinning aren’t always caused due to the overuse of heat tools or a bad diet. It could also be due to existing or underlying health issue.

Your locks can show the tell-tale signs of your bad health. You just need to look for these signs carefully and deal with it accordingly. Curious to know what your hair could be telling you about your health? Scroll below to find out…

 

01. You are taking too much stress

You are taking too much stress

If you’ve been noticing grey hair and experiencing hair fall recently, it could be sign that you are taking more stress than you should. Stress can damage the pigment producing cells which cause premature greying of hair. Intake of vitamin B12 and indulging in relaxing activities can help.

 

02. You may have a nutritional deficiency

You may have a nutritional deficiency

Protein is important for healthy hair growth and if your hair is becoming thinner by the day, it could be due to the protein deficiency in your body. Consult your doctor and include protein-rich foods like eggs, spinach, nuts, avocado and berries in your meals.

 

03. You are spending too much time in the sun

You are spending too much time in the sun

There is no debate about the fact that the sun can majorly damage your tresses. It makes your hair dry, dull and extremely brittle. Overexposure to the sun can damage your tresses and if you’ve been noticing your hair turning dull, it’s a sign you need to protect ‘em tresses from the harmful UV rays.

 

04. You might have skin issues

You might have skin issues

Skin problems like psoriasis and seborrheic eczema can make your scalp flaky and could be the reason you are struggling with dandruff. If your scalps appear dry, red or have white scaly patches, consult a dermat and get it treated right away.

 

05. You may have a hormonal imbalance

You may have a hormonal imbalance

A very common cause of hair loss, which women tend to avoid, is hormonal imbalance. Shedding of hair strands and change in the appearance of hair is a result of fluctuation in hormone levels caused due to stress or any health problem. Proper medication can help treat this condition.

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