Hair loss is normal to a certain degree. Considering the fact that the human hair is naturally insufficient compared to some mammal hair which human hair as long as scientific version of the evolution of human goes, is insufficient. It is expected that since human hair evolve from mammalian hair, it should be as dense. Take a look at the bear, lion, dog etc, all have very dense hair. What-is-more, as if it is not enough that human hair is already naturally insufficient, it still have to drop by 100 strands daily. Yes, human suffers hair loss by 100 strands daily. This, add to the insufficient number of human hair volume, it is right to declare that hair loss is normal to some extent.
Should hair loss be normal?
This is a twist of the initial question – is hair loss normal. The former questions the right or wrong of hair loss, while the later asserts the normalcy of hair loss. So the question arises, is it right for ones hair to drop off? To answer this question, take a quick look at some of the importance of hair to human
1. Protection: The hair in its normal appearance is supposed to protect the delicate part of the human head which is the scalp. The scalp is surrounded with nerves supplying nutrients to and from the brain via the network of veins. In the event of some human accidents like fall, external (deliberate or conscious) pressure on the head, the veins found in the head is protected by the hair. So the human hair protects the outer part of human head from external harmful stimuli. Apart from pressure, the hair also prevents temperature conditions like cold and heat from affecting the scalp.
2. Aesthetic reasons: Hair also provides aesthetic relevance to the hair. It adds to ones look, giving class and feature variety effects. A change of hair style affects one face; a little dye, change of style can change ones looks totally. So for purpose of variety which is a major concern today, hair is a major relevance one cannot do without.
3. Hair changes one status and class
So without much ado and with the explanation provided above it is obvious that hair loss must not be normal because it goes unattended, it can lead to very disastrous conditions. You are probably wondering what exactly makes hair loss abnormal.
What constitutes abnormality in hair loss?
If you are asking the question it is understandable because as already mentioned, human hair by right is insufficient and as it is not enough, still has to drop by 100 strands every day. This coupled with some of the causes of hair especially the unavoidable ones like combing, brushing, braiding, dying, etc constitutes the abnormality of hair loss.
Hair loss to some extent is abnormal and to some unexplainable reasons is normal. No mater how hard you try, you are bound to lose strands of hair, but when it becomes abnormal you are suppose to take definite step to prevent it.