Hair loss and thinning hair is a complicated subject most are not comfortable discussing in an open forum with even our closest friends. As we see from the list below there are hard facts and to the reasons 80 million men and women experience hair loss in some stage of their lives.
Getting to the root cause of your hair loss sooner than later is the best advise for anyone beginning to notice hair loss or slowing hair growth. Consult a hair loss specialist and take a deep dive into your heredity and health to stop your current hair loss and to identify options and solutions for you.
Androgenetic Alopecia or genetic hair loss occurs in men and women and can take on many differing shapes and patterns:
Male Pattern hair loss is thinning on the top of the head, usually starting near the temple and the frontal hair line advancing in some cases back to the crown. The hair can simple thin in these areas or completely fall out and stop growing. When the hair begins to miniaturize and stops growing the cause is typically a genetic predisposition or and/or accumulation of Dihydrotestosterone(DHT). This is certainly a leading cause for men’s balding, however not the only one.
Female Pattern hair loss is actually very different. The thinning can begin along the sides of the head near the ears or temples, you can also begin experiencing hair loss at the nape of the neck an in the crown. The most sever loss is a diffused thinning throughout the entire scalp causing the hair to gradually beginning to thin, become brittle and just stop growing. Women’s hair loss can be a combination of numerous contributing factors from; hormones, stress, genetics, auto immune diagnosis, childbirth, dieting, medication, etc…….