Monday, June 30, 2008

Hair Loss Causes

Woman brushing hairHair Loss

Hair loss is often hereditary and effects about 50% of women. So long as it is not abrupt, severe, or patchy, nor caused by emotional or physical stresses, it can be considered a normal part of maturing. But here are some causes of abnormal hair loss.

Common causes of hair loss

  • Male pattern baldness
  • Trauma
  • Chemicals
  • Medications such as allopurinol (Zyloprim) and warfarin (Coumadin)
  • Poor nutrition
  • Stress, for example, during a major illness
Hair Loss in Female
Hair Loss Female

Uncommon causes of alopecia (hair loss)

  • Poor blood flow
  • Infections such as syphilis
  • Skin diseases such as lupus
  • Cancers
  • Hormone problems
  • Kidney failure
  • Liver failure

hairr loss in male

Hair Loss in male

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