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Cause if Hair Loss
December 13 2015

Causes of Hair Loss

There are millions of people that experience hair loss and many of those people are looking for ways to stop their hair loss from getting worse. Unfortunately, the majority of reasons for hair loss have no cure, but knowing the type of hair loss you have can help you make the right decisions when trying to find a solution. Below is an outline of causes of hair loss that you might be experiencing right now.

Androgenetic Alopecia

Androgenetic Alopecia is a genetically linked type of hair loss. You will notice the hair loss begin at the center and then moves to the top and crown of the head.

Alopecia Universalis

This form of hair loss affects the whole body not just the top of a person’s head. Alopecia Universalis is an advanced form of Alopecia Areata.

Alopecia Totalis

Another advanced form of Alopecia Areata but effects the entire scalp with hair loss.

Alopecia Areata

This type of hair loss causes a person to lose hair in patches on different parts of the scalp. It is thought to be an autoimmune disorder and usually shows up in small circles.

Telogen Effluvium

We all know stress can cause havoc on our bodies and hair loss can be caused by stress. Telogen Effluvium is known to be a temporary form of hair loss that is normally associated with females.

Anagen Effluvium

This is a common form of hair loss due to medications. Most medications that cause this are Chemotherapy or any other anti mitotic agents that will poison the follicle of hair.

Traction Alopecia

You will see this a lot in celebrities and models. This form of hair loss is by putting stress on the hair such as, puled back too tightly, cornrows, weaving, and etc.... If this is done often, it can cause hair loss permanently.

If you are one of the millions of people that are suffering from hair loss, schedule a free consultation with New Look Institute, as we specialize in solutions for every form of hair loss!