For informational purposes only. The exact cause of hair loss can only be determined by a medical professional.
Understanding the Hair Growth Cycle
Everyone experiences hair loss on some level. After all, the average person sheds 50-100 hairs a day as part of the natural hair growth cycle. Noticeable hair loss, however, occurs when this cycle is disrupted. These interruptions can happen for a variety of reasons—read on to learn more about how different causes and conditions can play a roll in hair loss.
Hair Loss Causes
While the vast majority of hair loss is caused by genetics, there are a number of other factors that could be at play. Here are a few common culprits that cause or exacerbate hair loss.
Prescription Drugs & Medications
The information provided in this page is general in nature and widely available. All content is provided for informational purposes. The exact cause of hair loss can only be determined by a medical professional.
Hair Loss Conditions
Certain medical conditions may be to blame when it comes to hair loss, and it’s even possible to have more than one hair loss condition simultaneously. We recommend talking to your doctor if you suspect you’re dealing with one or more of the conditions listed here.
*For informational purposes only. The information presented herein is general in nature and is not intended to substitute the advice of a physician or other health care professional.
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