Uneven Hair Growth

by Tyran DeWalt

There are countless factors to consider when dealing with uneven hair growth. Diet, medical and proper hair care concerns are typically at the root of hair growth issues. This condition is quite common. The surest way to ascertain the problem with uneven hair growth is to seek medical attention.

Signs

Signs of uneven hair growth is balding or areas in the hair that are not the same length as other areas. Frizz and breakage are also common signs to look for in damaged hair. Men may notice uneven hair growth in facial hair.

Cause

An improper diet often is the cause of insufficient hair growth. The hair, just like the rest of the body, needs a nutritious diet to grow and sustain itself. B vitamins, protein, calcium and iron help grow healthy hair. Leafy green vegetables, dried fruit, eggs, cherry juice and beans are good sources of minerals. Fatty, sugary foods should be avoided. Heredity can also be a factor. If relatives have this same condition, it likely is genetic.

Identification

Hair that is uneven due to improper care will regain strength after it has been properly handled. More serious issues that relate to heredity are not as easily resolved.

Considerations

Take proper care of the hair by regularly washing and conditioning it. Understanding hair type is crucial also. Different hair textures require different products to ensure viability.

Solution

Consult a hair specialist if all else fails. He may be able to suggest other options such has hair growth formulas or hair transplant surgery.

About the Author

A family therapist and graduate of the University of Louisville, Tyran DeWalt has written relationship and holistic self-care practice advice for close to a decade. DeWalt relishes in being able to combine his zeal for writing and his commitment to assisting people manage everyday life challenges.