Category: Hair Loss Causes

Why is my hair falling out in patches?

There are many different types of hair loss. Not every person who is suffering from hair loss is experiencing androgenic alopecia. Another common type of hair loss is called alopecia areata. Alopecia areata is characterized by small patches of complete hair loss in certain areas. The loss can be on any part of the body, […]

What is scarring alopecia?

Scarring alopecia is a rare form of hair loss. It is a category of hair loss that includes multiple forms of alopecia that all include hair loss with a subsequent replacement of the hair follicle with scar tissue. It is not generally understood why this happens, but all scarring alopecia involves some inflammation reactions that […]

Can exercise lead to or prevent hair loss?

Many people worry that working out too much can lead to hair loss. Others believe exactly the opposite – working out and staying in shape can protect the hair from falling out. The truth is that there is no clear link between exercise and hair loss. Eating healthy and staying active are important for your […]

Can stress cause hair loss?

There are many factors that can contribute to thinning hair and hair loss. The most common, and one that people are most familiar with, is Dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT is the main contributing factor in male pattern loss, and DHT has been shown to cause hairs to thin, and, over time, fall out. However, stress can […]

Can Stress Cause Hair Loss?

Yes, stress can contribute to hair loss. Stress has been associated with telogen effluvium, which is a normal “resting” stage of the hair cycle. However, stress can push an inordinate number of hairs into this resting phase during which the hair is thin and susceptible to falling out. This can give the impression of very […]

Does Daily Hair Loss Lead To Balding?

Many people worry about thinning hair and balding when they see hair falling out in the shower or when they run their hands through their hair. This could be an early sign of balding but is usually the natural process your body goes through as new hair grows in place of the hair that falls […]

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