A long time but during the period I have experienced period of time when my growth stalled.
There are so many reasons why hair growth stalls including:
1. Change in weather. Some people report hair growth stalls when weather becomes significantly hotter or colder.
3. Extended physical illness can cause hair to actually stall in growth during its natural growth cycles.
5. Skipping hair growth supplements, vitamins and nutrients.
9. Change in birth control pill dosage or types
Experts have documented evidence of an actual physiological link between the mind and body, most notably the immune system. Therefore if you are experiencing mental stress it can actually impact your physical body, including your skin and hair.
It has also been proven that extreme dieting can lead to hair loss and growth stoppage. Some eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia can lead to hair growth stoppage.
One point to consider is whether or not you are measuring your hair growth consistently with the very same measuring tape and measuring only once a month and from the exact same A to B points. Sometimes people measure their hair one month with a measuring tape and then use a ruler the next. This will definitely show different rates of growth.
To get the best look at whether your hair is stalling or not it's imperative to build up 12 months of very accurate measurements so you can determine a pattern to your hair's growth cycles.
Also, it's key not to stress out about your hair growth by measuring more than once a month or you are just adding on unnecessary stress.
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