Men hair Loss causes

Besides age, following are some of the prime causes of hair loss in men

Male Pattern Baldness: If hair loss is in ‘M-shaped’ or ‘U-shaped’ , it is said to be Male pattern baldness. In some cases, the hair loss is from the vertex side. It is either hereditary, hormonal or both

Alopecia Areata: Alopecia Areata is a disease in which the immune system itself damages the healthy hair follicles

Trichotillomania: In this condition, a person pulls out hair from his scalp, eyebrow and other body areas.

Stress: physical or psychological stress causes hair fall

Thyroid: prolonged hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can also result in hair loss in males. This involves the entire scalp instead of particular regions

Chemotherapy: A man can experience hair loss during Chemotherapy

Infection: Infections like ringworm also cause hair loss , commonly observed in children

Poor diet, excessive weight loss and unhealthy lifestyle also cause hair loss

Women Hair Loss Causes

Besides age, following are some of the prime causes of hair loss in women

Female Pattern Baldness: In this condition, women find thinning of hair throughout the scalp and is basically hereditary

Telogen Effluvium: In this case, sudden body changes (like surgery, accident or high stress) cause loss of hair

Trichotillomania: In this disorder, people pull their hair from the scalp or other parts of the body.

PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome is also one of the reasons for hair loss in females

Lupus: It is a disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks the hair follicles . This condition is usually seen in women during childbearing years.

Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism is also responsible for thinning of hair in women

Pregnancy: women suffer from sudden hair loss during or after pregnancy.

Menopause: In this condition, women find hair falling, and even baldness in some scalp areas

Anemia: Anemia, which is caused due to iron deficiency, is also a reason for hair loss in women

Chemotherapy: It causes your hair to fall out

Medications: Medications like Birth control pills, antidepressants & blood thinners also cause hair fall

Stress: Stress causes hair fall

Unhealthy Diet :Hair Loss in women can also be due to over-consuming Vitamin A, protein deficiency or due to deficiency of Vitamin B (Biotin) in your diet