Are Men or Women Prone to Hair Loss Causes?

The average amount of hair each of us have on our heads is 100,000 hairs. We lose approximately 100 strands of hair every day. The hair loss we have is replaced with new hair growth with the same density. As we age our hair follicles change too. The hair follicles become smaller and the hair they produce become more thin and smaller. This leads the to what is known as patterned hair loss in many of us. Both genders are affected by this and while the pattern of hair loss may differ for men and women, baldness is very common in men, and is usually genetic. The hair loss generally follows a pattern of recession at the temples and baldness on top of the head. Hair loss for women happens with a different pattern. It involves more of a thinning of hair throughout the entire scalp area. True baldness only occurs in about 5% of women. While becoming bald may be more of a male thing, it does happen to women as well, and the hair loss pattern also differs between the genders. What causes hair loss? In some cases there are times when an individual may suffer hair loss [...]

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