No, if you're using a shampoo line that is specifically formulated for hair loss, you want to want to remove any build-up that can contribute to the clogging of the pores. Also, you want your scalp to get the active ingredients as often as possible to encourage growth. Washing twice each time is recommended. Wash, rinse, repeat.
Washing your hair is not what is causing your hair to fall out. The trigger for fallout is often 6-16 weeks prior to the excessive fallout, stress, a change in medication, illness, and often a vitamin or mineral deficiency are typical culprits responsible for fall out.
Washing your hair is key during this time, it is important to massage the scalp with the pads of your fingertips (never with your fingernails) to generate blood circulation in the scalp. Also, keeping your scalp clean will help to ensure a healthy environment for regrowth.
Most new moms will get their hair back with 3-6 months of baby. However, nursing can affect this time frame.
Once you start noticing that your hair is thinning, typically, 50% has fallen out. However, it takes 5-7 years for a follicle to die, so the sooner that you begin treatment for your hair loss, the better your outcome will be.
With age, our hair growth slows down as well, so staying proactive with hair loss is the best way to combat losing it too fast.
Yes. Stress can cause a couple of different types of hair loss when you see that it seems thinner all over, which is caused by Telogen Effluvium.
Subsequently, stress can also cause Alopecia Areata, small round patches of hair loss.
Seeking the help of a Trichologist is recommended in both cases.