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