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

New York Dermatology 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY

  • Hair Loss NYC
  • Opened 7 Days a Week
  • 212.644.6454
  • Health conditions can cause excess hair loss include: 
  • Medications such as antidepressants, retinoids, NSAIDs, blood thinners, birth control pills and other hormonal treatments, high blood pressure medications, chemotherapy, and radiation 
  • Severe infections 
  • Major surgery Overactive or underactive thyroid 
  • Other hormonal problems 
  • Severe stress
  •  Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus Fungal infections of the scalp Pregnancy and childbirth 
  • Certain hair care practices, such as wearing tight ponytails or weaves, or regularly bleaching or perming the hair can also lead to hair loss. 
  • Hair also tends to grow back after most illnesses, radiation therapy, or chemotherapy. 
  • People who have an autoimmune condition called alopecia areata lose hair on their scalp, as well as on other parts of their body. 
  • Hair transplants are a more permanent hair-replacement solution. 
  • Wearing a wig or hat can hide the hair loss until the hair returns
  • 212.644.6454