According to the article published in Skin Therapy Letter, ‘Studies have found chemo drugs to be the main reason behind hair loss. It is generally believed that hair loss during chemo may come back after treatment. Yes it is not necessary that this happens to everyone!
Some people’s bodies are unable to tolerate these medicines during cancer treatment. Due to this hair fall starts. Researchers from the University of Manchester’s Center for Dermatology Research said that the chemo drug negatively affects the hair follicles and stem cells, causing damage to the hair follicles and hair fall. Apart from this, chemotherapy makes its target on the pores, because the cells here in the body divide the most rapidly.
To see if making any changes to chemo drugs could help avoid the condition, the researchers chose a new class of drugs for chemotherapy—CDK4/6. The properties of these inhibitors were exploited and bathed with the hair follicles of the human scalp.
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What are the problems during chemotherapy?
Chemotherapy can cause the following health problems. like:
Neuropathy can also occur as a side effect during cancer treatment. In this, the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord are damaged. It can also cause muscle weakness, lack of coordination, changes in blood pressure (BP) and a tingling sensation. Pain relief medication, oil massage and acupuncture can help deal with this.