Journal of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry

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Perspective - Journal of Aging and Geriatric Psychiatry (2023) Volume 7, Issue 1

The aging phenomenon of hair loss in geriatrics and nutrition deficiency

Yang Chen *

Department of Geriatrics and Vascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

*Corresponding Author:
Yang Chen
Department of Geriatrics and Vascular Medicine
Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Medicine
Tokyo, Japan

Received: 02-Jan-2023, Manuscript No. AAGP-23-86266; Editor assigned: 05-Jan-2023, PreQC No. AAGP-23-86266 (PQ); Reviewed:19-Jan-2023, QC No. AAGP-23-86266; Revised:23-Jan-2023, Manuscript No. AAGP-23-86266 (R); Published: 30-Jan-2023, DOI: 10.35841/aaagp-7.1.134

Citation: Chen Y. The aging phenomenon of hair loss in geriatrics and nutrition deficiency. J Age Geriat Psych. 2023; 7(1):134

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As our age, our body gests numerous changes and our hair is no exception. Hair naturally changes in colour and texture over time. To keep our hair looking good as our age, it needs special attention. Hair is made of protein beaches. A single beachfront of hair has a normal life of about two to seven times. Hair grows a normal of 0.5 elevation a month and six elevations a time. Factors similar as age, diet, genetics and overall health determine how fast it grows and its overall health. As hair periods, it has a docked life cycle, with shorter, finer hair falling out. This hair is generally replaced with new finer hair. Still, over time, nearly everyone has some hair loss with aging. Women and men witness hair loss for a variety of reasons as they progress, similar as heritable traits, endocrine diseases, thyroid diseases, reduced hormonal support and nutritive scarcities.


Hair loss, Brain, Nutritional scarcities, Hereditary traits, Endocrine diseases, Thyroid diseases.


In women, menopause is a big player as they enter their 40s. Coitus hormones that help stimulate follicle filaments are lowered and constantly there's a slight dominance of testosterone. Because of these aging and environmental changes, some hair follicles stop producing new hair altogether. Over time, hair filaments come thinner and drop out; unfortunately, they no way regenerate. As a person periods, there are several normal, growing- related changes to hair growth patterns that can affect in thinner cinches. In fact, nearly every aged grown-up has some hair loss or change in consistence. With age, a woman’s hair follicles do not produce hair as snappily, meaning that growth slows down. Because hair falls out typically, there simply are not enough hair products to replace it, leaving the hair on the head thin and occasionally patchy. In women, menopause can spark a drop in essential hormones that help promote hair growth, making it indeed harder to grow and keep hair [1]

A lack of crucial vitamins and minerals can have a significant effect on hair growth in seniors. Because their appetite diminishes and they may not be making veritably healthy refections for themselves, seniors can come glutted relatively fluently. Among the important nutrients that contribute to healthy hair are Vitamin A, Vitamins B6, B12 and Vitamin C. Other crucial nutrients include Biotin, Bobby, Iron and Zinc. When the hair is not healthy, it can break because it's weakened [2]. There are lots of drugs that include hair loss as a side-effect. However, taking this kind of drug can accelerate it, if a senior woman is formerly at threat for thin hair. Some of the common drugs that numerous seniors take that also beget hair loss include blood thinners, chemotherapy, antidepressants and drug for gout. Family caregivers can work with the corkers to consider conforming tablets or switching to other types if possible [3]. Elderly women are more likely to have a habitual illness that affects hair growth and product than youngish women. Common conditions that may spark hair loss include diabetes and hyperthyroidism. These conditions affect hormones and metabolism, which in turn affect hair growth and health. Managing those conditions well may defer or decelerate down any hair loss in senior women [4]

Certain Specifics

Antidepressants- Studies have shown that antidepressants can beget hair loss, but not all types of depression drug have the same threat for our hair. • Blood pressure drugs if you are on drug for your blood pressure, it may also have a side effect of hair loss. This association is particularly strong with beta blockers. • Blood thinners some anticoagulants can beget hair loss. These specifics are used to treat colourful heart conditions and clotting issues, but not all of them beget lacing hair. • Chemotherapy specifics these specifics specifically target cell product, which happens when hair grows. Since chemotherapy medicines drastically destroy cells, which are dividing, the cells forming hair are lost and the hair falls out. • Other specifics can also beget hair to fall out or grow thinner in some cases. The American Hair Loss Association lists a number of specifics that can lead to hair loss. [5]


Since growing hair generally doesn't grow at a rapid-fire a pace as it formerly did, it's important to cover the hair in order to decelerate down fresh thinning. There are some changes you can make that could decelerate down the loss and some treatments that can help restore some of our hair's consistence.


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