Hair loss is very common among millions of Americans. Unfortunately, about 40 million bald men in the United States spend over $1 billion fighting baldness every year, and an average of 1 in 4 women suffers from hair loss.
When we hear people talking about hair loss, we mostly think of men. But female hair loss is as real. Women also endure noticeable hair thinning at some point in their lives. These women tend to feel isolated even more than men facing similar issues.
The typical person, who wants to do something about hair loss, will try different products before choosing a more invasive procedure that yields permanent results. At Care4Hair we can help you restore hair density or fullness through hair restoration surgery .
But let’s take a closer look at some of the most important causes of hair loss in women and men, types of hair loss, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and evaluation, and surgical and non-surgical approaches to this problem. In this article, we will also cover some of the most commonly asked questions.
What causes hair loss?
There are many types of hair loss; therefore, finding the reasons for hair loss remains a challenge. Hair loss doesn’t happen suddenly, but it is instead the result of ongoing miniaturization of specific hair follicles. With time, hairs will become smaller and thinner, until they will ultimately stop growing.
Most hair loss is linked to some internal disease, and poor nutrition. In some cases, genetic factors and the natural aging process may cause hair loss in women and men. Many people start noticing mild hair thinning in their early 30s and 40s. Life issues, illnesses, unbalanced diet, emotional trauma, hormonal changes during puberty, pregnancy, and menopause, may also cause excessive hair shedding.