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Causes of Hair Loss

There are various types of hair loss, while each of them has numerous causes. We select a number of common causes, and we would like to give you a better understanding. Genetics             Almost everyone will notice hair loss or hair thinning as they enter their middle age. However, up to 40% of us will experience a more obvious, or faster form of this condition, and this is known as Hereditary-Pattern Baldness. Recently we have begun to understand more about mechanism of this type of hair loss: Hair growth cycle was changed under the influence of testosterone, which results in shorter or thinner hair. Hair growth in certain areas of the scalp will stop eventually, and  causes this typical pattern of...

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Why is my hair thinning?

Have you been worrying a lot recently about the thinning appearance of your hair? There are many reasons as to why your hair could be thinning, ranging from environmental factors to medical conditions, some of which are detailed below. Hereditary Hair Loss If you are over the age of 20, thinning hair could be a tell-tail sign of Hereditary Hair Loss. It is estimated that over 90% of men and over 70% of women suffer from thinning as a result of the hereditary condition known as Androgenetic Alopecia.  This can affect numerous ethnicities and can be passed on down from either the mother or father. Androgenetic Alopecia is also the medical name for the well-known term ‘male pattern baldness’. This term is...

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