Reasons Of Hair Loss
What Are The Reasons Of Hair Loss And Thinning?
There are various reasons of hair loss such as genetics, hormonal changes, medical conditions etc. Both male and female patients can experience hair loss, however it is more common in men. The most effective way of treating hair loss and baldness permanently is hair transplantation.
Genetics: Male pattern baldness and female pattern baldness are conditions caused by the family genetics. With aging, men experience hair loss in predictable patterns (hairline etc.) and women experience thinning hair.
Hormonal Changes: Hormonal changes due to menopause, childbirth or pregnancy may cause permanent or temporary hair loss. Thyroid problems may also cause hair loss by effecting the hormones. High levels of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) hormone is one of the most common reasons of male pattern hair loss.
Medical Conditions: Certain medical conditions may cause permanent hair loss. These conditions include thyroid problems, scalp diseases, alopecia areata, trichotillomania, lupus etc.
Medications: Some medications used for treatments of cancer, gout, heart diseases, arthritis, high blood pressure etc. may cause hair loss as a side effects
Certain Hairstyles and Applications: Some hairstyles that pull the hair strongly might cause traction alopecia and hair loss. Some applications such as hot oil treatments etc. may cause inflammation of the follicles that leads to hair loss. If scars occur, hair loss could be permanent.