Reasons for Hair Loss

When faced with hair loss there is nothing more comforting than knowing you are not alone. Understanding the reasons for hair loss and learning how to cope with it are the first steps towards empowerment. We have combined almost a quarter century of first hand experience with expert research on hair loss to provide you with our comprehensive guide. Discover your reason for hair loss here.

WHY IS MY HAIR FALLING OUT?

Explore 14 common reasons why your hair might be falling out, including alopecia, trichotillomania, aging and more. If you are wondering what the reasons are for your hair loss, this article is a must-read.

WHY IS MY HAIR FALLING OUT?

CHEMO AND HAIR LOSS

Learn the reasons why chemo causes hair loss, what to expect and steps you can take to prepare. This could mean shopping ahead of time for wigs and hats or shaving your head. Find out out how to care for your sensitive scalp, buy comforting headwear, and ways to emotionally cope with hair loss.

CHEMO AND HAIR LOSS

ALOPECIA RESOURCES

Explore our comprehensive guide that covers everything you need to know about alopecia. Learn about alopecia causes, symptoms, treatments, coping and more.

ALOPECIA RESOURCES

FEMALE PATTERN BALDNESS

Discover the causes and stages of female pattern baldness. Learn how to conceal and manage thinning hair at various stages of hair loss.

FEMALE PATTERN BALDNESS

 

AGE RELATED HAIR LOSS

Learn more about age-related hair changes, such as: thinning hair, hair loss and graying.

AGE RELATED HAIR LOSS

HORMONES & HAIR LOSS

Hormonal imbalances can be caused by a number of reasons. Discover how hormone levels may have an impact on hair loss.

HORMONES & HAIR LOSS

WHAT IS TRICHOTILLOMANIA?

Learn about trichotillomania, or compulsive hair pulling, including symptoms, causes, treatments and solutions.

WHAT IS TRICHOTILLOMANIA?

HYPOTHYROIDISM & HAIR LOSS

One reason for hair loss is an under active thyroid. Learn how your thyroid levels can contribute to hair loss.

HYPOTHYROIDISM & HAIR LOSS

AUTOIMMUNE RELATED HAIR LOSS

Discover which autoimmune conditions can cause hair loss or thinning.

AUTOIMMUNE RELATED HAIR LOSS

LUPUS & HAIR LOSS

Lupus has many common side effects, including hair loss. Discover hair loss tips & treatments for lupus hair loss.

LUPUS & HAIR LOSS

STRESS & HAIR LOSS

Does stress cause hair loss? Learn the reasons why stress can contribute to hair loss and discover stress management strategies.

STRESS & HAIR LOSS

HAIR LOSS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN

Nearly half of all black women experience hair loss. Learn the reasons why and tips to prevent hair loss here.

HAIR LOSS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN

VITAMIN B & HAIR LOSS

Can vitamin deficiencies cause hair loss? Find out how Vitamin B levels may impact your hair.

VITAMIN B & HAIR LOSS

UNDERSTANDING TRACTION ALOPECIA

Certain hairstyles that pull on your hair can cause hair loss. Learn what you need to know to prevent this type of hair loss.

UNDERSTANDING TRACTION ALOPECIA

MEDICATION& HAIR LOSS

There are many medications besides chemo drugs that cause hair loss. Discover what types of drugs might impact your hair in this helpful article.

MEDICATION & HAIR LOSS

STRESS, ANXIETY & HAIR LOSS

Stress and anxiety can negatively impact your health and contribute to hair loss. Explore tips on how to reverse temporary hair loss.

STRESS, ANXIETY & HAIR LOSS

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I seen a list of why and about hair fall, but nothing mentioned about radiation and or any information on Radiation ..Have I just missed it on here ? otherwise the information on here is great :)(Posted on 07/08/2018)

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Thank you sooo much for the above 3 articles... Now I have a "MUCH BETTER UNDERSTANDING. THANK YOU!(Posted on 10/01/2016)

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