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What Causes Hair Loss?

What Causes Hair Loss?
  • Diseases that directly originate from skin
  • Certain medications
  • Certain diseases
  • Normal hair loss: 100 to 150 hairs shed a day on average.
  • Stress (Hair loss caused by stress / Stress caused by hair loss)
  • Unsuitable hair care and use of cosmetics
  • Familial hair loss
  • Local hair loss (alopecia areata)
  • Genetic diseases

Androgenetic Alopecia: It generally develops in the age range of 20 to 30 years in genetically predisposed people. First, the hair line on forehead recedes and next, the hair in vertex shed and the region gets bald. Three factors play critical roles: (Aging, testosterone and genes).

  • Postpartum.
  • Fever, severe infection and cold.
  • Thyroid diseases.
  • Nutrition with inadequate protein content.
  • Medications.
  • Cancer treatments.
  • Birth control pills: It can be secondary to genetic predisposition.
  • Iron deficiency.
  • Major surgical procedures and chronic diseases.
  • Fungal diseases.
  • Trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder).