Why do we lose Hair?

Why do we lose Hair?

Although hair loss is not a life threatening condition but it can leads to stress and worry in the persons affected by hair loss. A person suffering from hair loss possesses lower self esteem and self confidence levels, and also feels embarrassed when in company of other people or in society.

Hair loss can result from a number of reasons. Among them, genetic problem and autoimmune disorders play a major role. Other important causes includes eczema of the scalp, nutritional deficiencies or faulty diet, thyroid problems, hormonal changes,fever, stress or tension.

Emotional stress is less likely to cause hair loss than physical stress,  medicines used for treating cancer.
Thinning, falling and loss of hair are very common problems in all age groups.

Alopecia/Baldness is severe hair loss from the scalp. genetic problem is the main reason of baldness
Alopecia Areata is bald spot all over the body especially on scalp. Total loss of hair from scalp is known as Alopecia Totalis & total loss of hair from all over the body is known as Alopecia Universalis.

These are autoimmune disorders caused when the immune system attacks hair follicles , where hair growth begins.

Hair thinning or shedding is common hair problem seen in women. Nutritional deficiencies/ vitamin deficiency or faulty diet is the common causes of hair thinning.

Male & Female Androgenetic Alopecia is caused by hormonal changes in our body.
Dandruff & Dry hair also common causes of hair loss.