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Hair Care » Causes for hair loss

Now a day’s most of the people face the hair loss problems. They include heredity, radiation, chemotherapy, hormonal imbalance, exposure to chemicals and generalized skin diseases. Common causes include:

  • Alopecia areata (autoimmune skin disorder)

  • Blow hair drying

  • Disruption hair growth cycle

  • Diet with low protein

  • Due to iron deficiency

  • Due to lupus or diabetes

  • Due to thyroid disease

  • Due to unmown hair ( 6 weeks)

  • Fungal infection

  • Hair pulling (Trichotillomania)

  • Hair treatment and styling

  • Illnesses such as high fever or flu

  • Improper hair care

  • Leaving shampoo and conditioner in hair

  • Medication (antidepressants, anticoagulants, birth control pills etc)

  • Regular hair washing

  • Rubbing hair strongly with a towel

  • Scarring of the scalp

  • Stress or pressure

  • Wearing ponytails or rollers or caps

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