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Hair Loss Causes Medical & Genetic

Why hair loss & causes of hair loss in men and treatments


Why hair loss? Hair falling out, baldness and thinning hair, why? What hair loss symptoms need health care provider, medical physician visit? Why hair loss or thinning hair growth? Nu Hair restoration experts in Dallas, Texas discuss the possible causes of hair loss.

The Dallas, Texas discussion includes questions & answers about hair loss:

  • Why hair falls out?
  • What are common causes of hair loss?
  • What is male pattern baldness, female pattern baldness, also called androgenic alopecia?
  • Why is hair loss caused in men such as male pattern baldness?
  • Why women develop female pattern baldness symptoms?
  • What is Alopecia?
  • Health and genetic traits to hair loss
  • What are the causes to alopecia areata hair loss disease or other types of hair loss?
  • What is the life cycle of hair growth?
According to Nu Hair of Texas expert in Dallas, most men and women experience some form of hair loss baldness or thinning hair during their life. However, the amount of hair loss should not be noticeable. Some men and women start losing hair by showing thinning hair all around the scalp, while others develop a slight hair loss as a bald spot at a given area. Some individuals have complete hair loss or total baldness within a short time.

What is the most common cause for losing hair?

In 95 percent of all hair loss cases, the most common hair loss cause is due to an inherited baldness known as androgenic alopecia. Over 66 percent of men and over 20 percent of women experience this type of hair loss called “male-pattern baldness” or “female-pattern baldness.” 
Taking the numbers further, more than 30 million women in the United States suffer hair loss thinning hair or baldness in some form. One in five women suffers from female hair loss. The 1999 survey by AC Nielsen in Singapore showed that hair loss affects 21 percent of women. "Despite hair loss research efforts, to date, hair loss causes remain in question," said Marvin Friedman, who has been heading Nu Hair in Dallas hair restoration center since 1986.

What medical illnesses & health conditions cause hair loss?

In addition to male pattern baldness, excessive hair fall could also result from alopecia areata or other medical conditions, crash dieting, damaging hair care practice, hormonal changes or thyroid abnormalities, serious illness, and severe emotional stress.  Read the discussion on men's health & hair loss or women's health & hair loss for more in-depth information.

According to doctors research, the following causes are attributed to hair loss in man and woman:

  • Androgens and estrogens imbalance may cause baldness thinning hair in women.
  • Hormone glands over or under activity may cause hair loss such as in Thyroid disease.
  • The use of steroids may accelerate the effects of testosterone on men's baldness.
  • Medication may contribute to the question of "hair loss, why me?"
  • The disease may cause hair loss such as scalp disease or as a by-product of a condition such as or ovarian tumors or autoimmune disease such as Lupus.
  • Hair loss due to trauma, physical or emotional including surgical procedures burns, scarring from accidents and severe emotional stress. Telogen effluvium is a common condition where hair loss is sudden, usually traced to some stress on your system. In most cases, it is a temporary telogen effluvium, where hair will grow back after the stress subsides. 
  • Improper hair care is a factor in hair loss.
  • Severe weight loss due to crash dieting, bulimia, protein deficiency, essential fatty acid or zinc deficiency, low levels of iron and the amino acid L-lysine may affect hair loss.

Nu Hair of Texas hair restoration in Dallas-Fort Worth provides answers to the most frequently asked questions of alopecia hair loss sufferers. Did you know that If you have sudden hair loss, you should first check with your family doctor or internist to find the cause of your condition? A dermatologist will treat skin infections that cause hair loss. It may be necessary for you to see an endocrinologist for hormone imbalances, namely androgens. Nu Hair staff in Dallas-Fort Worth is committed to helping you get your hair back quickly and confidentially, with the look and style you want. Ask for your hair restoration consultation. It’s private, and there is no obligation. Take the first step right NOW!

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