The most common cause of hair loss is called hereditary or androgenic hair loss in men and female pattern hair loss in women. About 80 million men and women in the United States have this type of hair loss.
There are however many other causes of hair loss. Women may notice hair loss after giving birth. People who crash diet, are under a lot of stress or become ill can see noticeable hair loss. Some diseases and medical treatments can also cause hair loss.
Luckily, most causes of hair loss can be stopped or treated. Anyone troubled by hair loss should see a dermatologist.
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