Why are you losing Hair?
Hair loss can happen to almost anyone, typically it begins in the 20s and 30s. But it’s more likely to affect men more than a woman. Men can suffer from baldness in any part of the body but mainly on the head, meaning excessive hair loss from your scalp. Hair loss There are multiple reasons you could be losing hair, it could be due to hereditary, changes in your hormones, medical conditions, or just normal part of aging. The most common out of these three reasons is hereditary hair loss with age.
Hair loss that is not hereditary is considered to be abnormal. It may be caused due to pregnancy, hormonal or other medicines, severe nutritional deficiencies, chemotherapy, an underactive or overactive thyroid gland, autoimmune disorders, an underactive or overactive thyroid gland, scalp trauma, including reactions to hair care products and hair grooming methods, stress and a condition that involves hair-pulling (trichotillomania).
What is hereditary hair loss?
There is a difference in symptoms of hair loss in male hereditary and hair loss in female hereditary.
Male pattern baldness: also called androgenic alopecia, is the most common type of hair loss in men, more than 50 percent of all men over the age of 50 will be affected by male pattern baldness to some extent. In males, baldness usually begins with progressive thinning at the hairline gradually moves backward (receding hairline), followed by the appearance of a thinned or bald spot on the crown of your head forming a U-shaped pattern around the side of your head.
Female pattern hair loss: Women with hereditary baldness rarely develop bald patches. Instead, they experience a general thinning of their hair, especially over the top of your head or crown, while maintaining a frontal hairline.