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For informational purposes only. The exact cause of hair loss can only be determined by a medical professional.
Americans are losing their hair.
of men will experience hair loss before the age of 50.
of hair loss in men is caused by androgenetic alopecia.
Male pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia, is the most common cause of men’s hair loss. Those experiencing this progressive, hereditary condition have inherited hair follicles that are sensitive to a hormone, which causes the follicles to miniaturize and produce thinner hair over time.
Fortunately, HairClub has made great strides in helping men regain the hair they love.
Aging can cause hair to thin. Over time, an increased number of hairs transition into the resting phase of hair growth while remaining hairs become shorter and thinner. This process is called involutional alopecia.
Numerous medical conditions can cause hair loss, including thyroid disease and autoimmune diseases such as lupus.
Some chemotherapies and radiation therapies can cause your hair to fall out.
Certain medications can lead to hair loss, including blood thinners and medicines for heart problems, blood pressure, and depression.
The trauma surrounding life events such as the loss of a loved one can cause hair to fall out.
A lack of protein and iron in your diet can contribute to hair loss, as can eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia.
Scars left from accidents, burns, and surgery can prevent hair from growing.
There is minimal or no recession of the hairline. At this stage, you should monitor your hair regularly for any signs of thinning.
The initial signs of hair loss are becoming more visible. The hairline starts to recede, typically in symmetrical triangular shapes near the temples, like an “M” shape.
There is deep symmetrical hair loss at the temples, which may be bare or sparsely covered with hair. At this stage, the hair also begins to thin at the crown.
Hair loss in the frontal region and at the temples becomes more severe. Additional thinning is visible near the hairline and thinning at the crown becomes more pronounced. A moderately thin band of hair separates the two areas of hair loss.
There is still a visible separation between hair loss in the front and at the crown. However, the divide is becoming narrower. A “horseshoe” shape of remaining hair at the sides and back of the head is beginning to form.
More severe hair loss is clearly visible, as the hair separating the crown and the front temporal region is nearly gone with only sparse hair remaining.
This is the most severe form of hair loss. There is a complete loss of hair in the front, temporal and crown regions. The “horseshoe” shape of hair is all that remains, and the hair remaining may be less dense than it was previously.