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Why Hair Loss; Medical & Genetic Causes

Hair loss, why hair loss & hair loss causes

Why hair loss?

Hair loss baldness thinning hair, why? When hair loss symptoms alert the need for a health care provider, medical physician visit? What causes hair loss baldness thinning hair growth? Hair restoration experts discuss the possible causes of hair loss
 
The following discussion includes questions & answers to:
  • Why hair falls out?
  • What are common causes of hair loss?
  • Why is hair loss caused in men such as male pattern baldness?
  • Why women develop female pattern baldness symptoms?
  • Why thinning hair growth?
  • Health and genetic traits to hair loss
  • What are the answers to hair loss causes of alopecia areata disease or androgenic alopecia hair loss?
According to Nu Hair of Texas expert in Dallas, most men and women experience some form of hair loss baldness or thinning hair during their life. However, the amount of hair loss should not be noticeable. Some men and women start losing hair by showing thinning hair all around the scalp, while others develop a slight hair loss as a bald spot at a given area. Some individuals have complete hair loss or total baldness within a short time.

What is the most common cause of hair loss?

In 95 percent of all hair loss cases, the most common hair loss cause is due to an inherited baldness known as androgenic alopecia. Over 66 percent of men and over 20 percent of women experience this type of hair loss called “male-pattern baldness” or “female-pattern baldness.” 
 
Taking the numbers further, more than 30 million women in the United States suffer hair loss thinning hair or baldness in some form. One in five women suffers from female hair loss. The 1999 survey by AC Nielsen in Singapore showed that hair loss affects 21 percent of women. Despite hair loss research efforts, to date, hair loss causes remain in question.

What medical & health conditions cause hair loss?

In addition to male pattern baldness, excessive hair fall could also result from alopecia areata or other medical conditions, crash dieting, damaging hair care practice, hormonal changes or thyroid abnormalities, serious illness, and severe emotional stress.  Read the discussion on men's health & hair loss or women's health & hair loss for more in-depth information.
 
According to doctors research, the following causes are attributed to hair loss in man and woman:
  • Androgens and estrogens imbalance may cause baldness thinning hair in women.
  • Hormone glands over or under activity may cause hair loss such as in Thyroid disease.
  • The use of steroids may accelerate the effects of testosterone on men's baldness.
  • Medication may contribute to the question of "hair loss, why me?"
  • The disease may cause hair loss such as scalp disease or as a by-product of a disease such as or ovarian tumors or autoimmune disease such as Lupus.
  • Hair loss due to trauma, physical or emotional including surgical procedures burns, scarring from accidents and severe emotional stress. Telogen effluvium is a common condition where hair loss is sudden, usually traced to some stress on your system. In most cases, it is a temporary telogen effluvium, where hair will grow back after the stress subsides. 
  • Improper hair care is a factor in hair loss.
  • Severe weight loss due to crash dieting, bulimia, protein deficiency, essential fatty acid or zinc deficiency, low levels of iron and the amino acid L-lysine may affect hair loss.
Did you know... If you see sudden male hair loss, you should first check with your family doctor or internist. A dermatologist will treat skin infections that cause hair loss.  It may be necessary for you to see an endocrinologist for hormone imbalances, namely androgens. A doctor can offer medical treatment to improve the hair loss condition. Contact us... FREE Hair Consultation!
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