Ever wondered what hormones can affect your curly hair? The three keys one to learn about and keep an eye on can be found below.
Possibly the most infamous of all three hormones, as most know Insulin is produced in the pancreas is regulate the glucose levels in the blood. Too much or too little insulin can causes seriously visible effects of hair loss, texture and density.
· THYROXINE AND TRIIODOTHYRONINE
For you and I they are responsible for the regulation of your metabolism. Produced by the thyroid gland it influences the way the body consumes exactly what we put into it. How does this affect your curls? Well, if it’s an under-active thyroid then it can cause brittle hair and hair loss.
Known wrongly as a male hormone, Androgen does in fact have more than 200 actions in women, and the higher amounts than estrogens the more this hormone is present. In short this hormone affects the rate of your hair growth and texture of strands. The increase of Androgen production will increase the thinning of hair both on your head and body.