Hair Loss Causes

Hair loss is one of the most common problems worldwide, which affects about one-third of the total world population. There are a variety of reasons behind hair loss including genetic predisposition, stress, dandruff, scalp bacteria, poor nutrition, and hormonal imbalances. However, pattern baldness is by far the major contributing factor affecting more than 95% men and millions of women as well.

Hamilton for the first time discovered that androgens are responsible for male pattern baldness. Even the normal amount of androgens is enough to trigger the development of this hair loss condition.

Hair Loss In Men

The leading cause of hair loss in men is male pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia. This occurs in men whose hair follicles are sensitive to the hormone dihydrotestosterone, or DHT. Over time, DHT-sensitive hair (usually found on the top and front of the head) becomes weaker and finer and eventually stops growing. Most men have DHT-resistant, healthy hair follicles around the sides and back of their heads. This is why so many men have a horseshoe pattern on their heads.

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The good news is that male pattern baldness is treatable with a variety of solutions depending on the stage of your hair loss.

Hair Loss In Women

Hair loss in women can be related to genetics, hormones and age. Androgenetic alopecia, also known as female pattern hair loss, is one of the most common causes of hair loss in women. Hair loss in women may be caused by a serious medical condition that needs proper attention and treatment as early as possible. The hair loss patterns in women usually differ from those in men