In the most recent episode of Jagran Dialogues, Urvashi Kapoor, Associate Editor, Jagran New Media and Subhasish Dutta, Deputy Editor, Jagran New Media spoke to Dr. Manjul Aggarwal, Senior Consultant- Dermatology, Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi and Dr. Sonal Bansal, Consultant- Dermatology, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram.
Updated: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 02:30 PM IST
New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: As the world has been present process the COVID-19 pandemic, the illness has left a number of after-effects on the physique. Uncontrolled hair fall is one in every of them – many individuals who’ve recovered from the illness complain of hair fall. According to the International Journal of Dermatology and the US National Library of Medicine (NCBI), hair loss has been discovered to be a late onset symptom of COVID-19 with nearly 25% of sufferers reporting the difficulty.
Scientists are but to decide the rationale for such a phenomenon – whether or not its the virus is making it occur or the stress of residing in a pandemic or any deficiency attributable to the illness. Therefore, to tackle the difficulty, Urvashi Kapoor, Associate Editor, Jagran New Media and Subhasish Dutta, Deputy Editor, Jagran New Media spoke to Dr. Manjul Aggarwal, Senior Consultant- Dermatology, Fortis Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, New Delhi and Dr. Sonal Bansal, Consultant- Dermatology, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram.
Question – Post-COVID hair fall is without doubt one of the most typical uncomfortable side effects of COVID-19. Please share some care tips to reduce hair fall after COVID restoration.
Dr. Manjul – You are proper, these days most sufferers are coming to us with the identical issues. So, when one is struggling from COVID-19 the physique is underneath stress and it’s making an attempt to reserve the sources. And this stress impacts the roots of the hair which have been regular earlier than the virus. But after one will get contaminated, 10-15% of the hair stops rising.
But after some time, our physique rectifies the difficulty and in the meantime, one has to preserve a verify on their food plan which must be wholesome and nutritious. And it must be wealthy in proteins, iron and nutritional vitamins D, B12. This is to preserve the affected person away from any form of deficiency.
Question – Is utilizing shampoo the one answer for stopping dandruff? Is it protected to use medicated shampoos for an extended interval?
Dr. Saloni – It is an excellent query as in my observe I’ve been seeing that the difficulty of dandruff is rising with folks. Earlier one oly used to complain about it in the course of the winters however now there are lots of instances the place dandruff is current of their scalp the entire 12 months. So, the very first thing one ought to know is that dandruff by no means ends utterly, nonetheless, it may be managed simply with an anti-dandruff shampoo.
But you needn’t use the anti-dandruff shampoo on a regular basis, a couple of times every week may also do the bit. Apart from that, if one has loads of dandruff then a lot of particular lotions for hair can be found which individuals can apply and depart in a single day or for a couple of hours. Generally, I like to recommend lotions to folks more than anti-dandruff shampoos as a result of the latter could make their hair tough.
Dandruff will increase in the event you apply oil in your scalp and depart it on for an extended time frame quite than placing it in your hair. The drawback of dandruff additionally will increase when you’ve got loads of sizzling water showers. Also, keep away from utilizing simply accessible anti-dandruff shampoos and quite go for the prescribed ones from the physician.
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