Hair Loss Info

  • Common Causes

    Hair loss and thinning hair are common problems in both men and women. Almost all people experience some form of hair loss in their lifetime. For some of these people the psychological effects are by far the worst elements of their hair loss. Though hair loss is often seen as a part of ageing, but when it is premature it brings depression and anxiety. For many people just knowing about the basic r

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  • Hair Loss in Male

    How does AGA differ from Male Pattern Hair Loss (MPHL)?

    Male hair loss has suffered from inconsistent terminology. It has been called - Hereditary/ Familial Baldness/Common Baldness/Male Pattern Baldness (MPB)/AndroGenetic Alopecia (AGA). It can be defined as “Patterned, progressive and potentially reversible hair miniaturization limited to the frontal and central areas of the scalp in

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  • Hair Loss in Female

    There are a number of possible reasons for female hair loss. Causes of female hair loss can range from androgenetic alopecia (female pattern hair loss) to diffuse thinning caused by telogen effluvium which in turn can be nutritional, hormonal or stress induced. Mistakenly thought to be a strictly male disease, women actually make up significant percentage of hair loss sufferers. Hair loss in women

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  • Other Causes

    Alopecia areata (AA)

    Alopecia areata is considered an autoimmune disease, in which the immune system, which is designed to protect the body from foreign invaders such as viruses and bacteria, mistakenly attacks the hair follicles, the structures from which hairs grow. This can lead to hair loss on the scalp and elsewhere (it can affect any hair bearing area). It is one of the most common

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  • FAQ's

    Is diet linked to hair loss?

    The knowledge that nutrition (what we choose to eat and drink) – influences our health, well-being, and quality of life, is as old as human history. Deprivation of calories (energy), proteins, minerals, and vitamins in deficiency states can potentially lead to structural changes in the hair shaft, loss of pigmentation or hair loss. But this fact should not

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