Causes of Hair Loss in Women NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY


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  • Medical and Other Conditions If hair follicles are uniform in size, or if the hair loss is sudden, it is likely to be caused by something other than heredity, like a medical condition.
  •  Grows in three different cycles: anagen, catagen, and telogen. 
  • On the days when hair is washed, people can lose up to 250 strands
  • Sometimes their frontal line stays intact,  Women may see a part that is gradually becoming wider or see more of their scalp than normal when their hair is pulled back. 
  • Other reasons for hair loss include extreme stress; physical trauma like surgery or intense illness; dramatic weight loss over a short period of time; and taking too much Vitamin A, 
  • At a Loss Most people lose anywhere from 50 to 100 strands of hair each day, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. 
  • Although it mostly occurs in the late 50s or 60s, it can happen at any time, even during teenage years. 
  • Typically, each time a normal hair follicle is shed, it is replaced by hair that is equal in size.
  • Using magnification on the scalp can show if a woman's follicles vary in size - with some thick and others thin. 
  • "Someone can have surgery and be just fine and then two weeks later their hair starts falling out
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