HAIR LOSS CAUSES

Though hair loss is common in men, both men and women are also have the risk of getting excessive hair loss. In fact, both men and women may experience hair loss problem with slightly different triggering factors1,2,3,4:

hair-loss-imgMEN

  • Genetics
  • Stress
  • Poor nutrition
  • Medication
  • Environment
  • Forceful combing

hair-loss-imgWOMEN

  • Post-menstrual hair loss
  • Seasonal hair loss
  • Post-pregnancy hair loss
  • Poor nutrition (especially on diet)
  • Medication
  • Environment
  • Harmful hair treatments
  • Stress
LEADING TO:
Excessive hair shedding, Hair thinning, Poor hair quality and Insufficient hair growth.

Reference:

1.Paus R. & Cotsarelis G. (1999). The biology of hair follicles. Massachusetts Medical Society. 341(7); 491–497.

2.Patel et al. (2014). A clinical and investigative study of hair loss in adult female. Int J Res Med. 3 (4); 28-36.

3.Gupta S. & Khatoon R. (2015). Hair loss – an analysis and updated treatment. IOSR-JDMS. 14(7); 77-81.

4.Bergfeld W. & Mulinari-Brenner F. (2001). Shedding: how to manage a common cause of hair loss. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. 68(3); 256-261.