Common Causes of Serious Hair Loss


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Hair loss can be the result of various reason, this presentation list some of the common causes of hair loss.

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Common Causes of Serious Hair Loss

  1. 1. Common Causes of Serious Hair Loss Reasons You May Be Experiencing Hair Loss
  2. 2. Introduction Hair loss is normal. However, it probably could come to a point that there will be additional hairs on your brush than you would care for to see. Several people are at risk of hair loss. However, it would appear that men are a little more inclined to this condition.
  3. 3. Hormonal Factors Hair loss can be genetic as shown by male or female pattern baldness, where particular hormones prompt a reaction that leads to permanent hair loss in genetically inclined men and women. Male-pattern baldness can begin as early as puberty in predisposed males and is more common than female-pattern baldness. Other kinds of hormonal imbalances and changes may also cause hair loss such as during pregnancy, the use of birth control pills, and menopause.
  4. 4. Medical Conditions In addition, there are certain medical diseases, which may cause you to shed hair, which include thyroid problems (the thyroid is not operating efficiently so it cannot regulate hormone levels inside the body), alopecia areata (an autoimmune condition where the body immune system attacks hair roots), scalp infections (infections get in the way of appropriate hair growth), and skin disorders (types of conditions that trigger skin damage similar to lupus and lichen planus results into permanent hair loss where you will discover scarring).
  5. 5. Medications Hair loss can be a side effect of using certain medications. The most common cause of hair loss is from medications that help alleviate or eradicate depression, arthritis, cancer, high blood pressure and heart problems.
  6. 6. Physical or emotional shock or stress Stress is a great contributor to alopecia due to what it really puts the body through. Hair loss is actually a reaction of the body to what is going through resulting from physical or emotional stressors. Understanding how to manage stress levels usually is adequate to halt hair loss for several individuals.
  7. 7. Severe Hairstyles Hairstyles that constantly stretched hair such as ponytails, and cornrows are usually the culprit. If you find yourself using these hairstyles continuously, give your hair an intermission certain days throughout the week. Making use of hair strengthening products can also help hair cope better.
  8. 8. Conclusion The loss of hair could be caused by lots of factors, knowing exactly what is initiating the loss of hair can assist you to figure out which treatment is best suited for your need. While most people will experience hair thinning to some degree once in his or her lifetime, when you observe an uncommon loss of hair, you may want to consult with a local dermatologist and let the specialist verify the issue.
  9. 9. For More Information About Hair Loss Visit Hair Loss 101