Causes of Hair Loss

Reactional Hair Loss

Physical or emotional stress can trigger hair loss whether people are predestined to lose hair or not. When stress causes hair loss in women who do not have hereditary hair loss, the effects are usually not permanent; but in women … Continue reading

Chemotherapy

Hair loss represents one of the most devastating side effects of cancer treatments. The drugs that are designed to poison cancer cells also poison hair follicles and will often result in partial or total hair loss, depending on the degree … Continue reading

Genetic Hair Loss

As we get older, both men and women experience some hair loss. It is a normal part of the aging process. Androgenetic Alopecia (or genetics) accounts for 95% of all hair loss. It often runs in families and affects some … Continue reading

Alopecia

In Alopecia Areata, the affected hair follicles are mistakenly attacked by a person’s own immune system (white blood cells), resulting in the arrest of the hair growth stage. Alopecia areata usually starts with one or more small, round, smooth bald … Continue reading

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