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There are a Lot of Reasons why Hair Loss Occurs, Men and Women Both

Updated on March 24, 2017

The hair is considered as the crowning glory of everyone. It is one of the parts of the body that is given care because it outlines the facial features of individuals. With the trends that are happening to hair, some people would tend to dye it or would change its style in order to be part of the trend.

However, there are instances wherein hair loss happens. There are a lot of reasons why hair loss occurs. Men and women both experience hair loss and it is something that you should worry. When you experience hair loss, it means that something is not right with your health.

What Causes Hair Loss?

There are several causes that lead to hair loss. All people in different walks of life are experiencing this kind of situation. You must not let just hair loss happen because if you ignore it, this may lead to circumstances that you don’t want to happen like baldness.

Here are the Causes of Hair Loss that you Should be Aware of:


Hair loss can happen because of genetics. This condition may happen to an individual if it runs in the family. Hair loss can cause bald spots to men and as for the women, the hair may get thin.


Alterations in hormones can also cause hair loss. The changes in hormones can be caused because of pregnancy or menopause. Also, when the thyroid gland affected the hormones, it can also cause hair loss.

Infections on the scalp

When the scalp is infected by bacteria, it can lead to hair loss. One of the infections that can lead to hair loss is the ringworm which can result in patches.


If you are undergoing medications like radiation therapies, it can lead to hair loss. Once hair loss happens, it is hard to bring it back to its original state.

Hair treatments

Hair treatments are becoming a trend today because of its great benefit to the hair. It makes the hair look shiny and smooth. Also, it straightens or curls the hair. However, excessive use of hair treatments can lead to hair loss because it damages the hair and it makes the hair follicles sore which can lead to scars. And once scars happen, the hair loss could be lasting and may not look the same anymore.

Health conditions

There are some health conditions that can cause hair loss. One of the most popular is Alopecia which is destroying the hair follicles in some areas of the skin which leads to hair loss. Other health conditions that cause hair loss are protein deficit, thyroid disease, low levels of vitamins, and anemia.

The hair is one of the most important parts of the body that is why; utmost care should be given importance. Hair loss is something that cannot be stopped when it happens but if you want to stop your hair from losing, avoid yourself from treatments that strike the hair follicles. On the other hand, there are other causes that happen genetically and medically. So the best way is to take good care of your hair to avoid it from experiencing hair loss.


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