Common causes of Hair Loss
Causes of Hair Loss
Hereditary hair loss
Both men and women develop this type of hair loss, which is the most common cause of hair loss worldwide. Inherited genes cause hair follicles to shrink and stop growing.
With age, most people notice some hair loss because hair growth slows down which causes the hair on our scalp to thin and hairline naturally starts to recede.
Too little Biotin, Iron, Protein or Zinc
If you’re not getting enough of one or more of these, you can have noticeable hair loss.
Childbirth or Illness
A few months after giving birth, recovering from an illness or having an operation, you may experience excess hair loss.
Alopecia areata is a condition where the body’s immune system attack the hair follicles. Hair loss include patches of the scalp and in cases, lose of eyelashes or eyebrows as well.
If you color, perm or relax your hair, this could be damaging to your hair. Over time, this damage can lead to hair loss.
Whether you have severe dandruff or scalp infection, the scales and inflamed areas on your scalp may lead to hair loss. Also, Psoriasis when comes on the scalp can lead to hair loss.
A common cause of this imbalance is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in females which leads to many symptoms and include hair loss.
A possible side effect of some medications is hair loss.
Most of scalp hair may be lost within few weeks of starting Chemotherapy treatment.
Localised inflammation of the scalp which destroys hair follicles. Once destroyed, a hair follicle cannot grow hair.