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There are a number of reasons for hair loss, including chemotherapy treatment and a variety of forms of alopecia. Read through the causes below to better understand your hair loss.
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Drugs and other aggressive treatments for body ailments can poison your hair follicles, sometimes resulting in complete hair loss. This hair loss is temporary; regrowth may take time, but your hair will eventually return to its normal
Androgenetic alopecia is the most common type of hair loss seen in women. The hair is genetically programmed to gradually fall out and occurs to 1 in 4 women. Also known as Female Pattern Hair Loss, the individual will see hair loss happening over the top and sides of the head. Although this condition tends to be more common post menopause, it does sometimes begin as early as puberty.
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune, genetically-related disease. It often appears as circular patches of hair loss. The hair follicles are attacked by a person’s own immune system, resulting in the arrest of the hair growth stage. While this can also affect hair on other parts of the body such as legs, eyebrows
Traction alopecia occurs when continuous and excessive stress is placed in a pattern – usually
Trichotillomania is an impulse-control disorder where a person compulsively pulls hair from the scalp. The disorder most commonly occurs in children, adolescents
Physical or emotional stress can trigger hair loss whether people are predestined to lose hair or not. The effect of stress-induced hair loss is not permanent for women who do not have