WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you're looking for answers about hair loss - whether it's the basic facts, how it happens, or what you can do about it - you're in the right place. Here you'll learn about the complexities of the hair loss process as well as the science behind it. By learning and understanding the facts, you're taking an important first step to controlling the condition.

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BASIC FACTS ABOUT YOUR HAIR

  • The average scalp is covered with 100,000 hair follicles.
  • No new follicles are formed after birth.
  • Most people lose between 50–100 hairs a day—but a consistent loss of 150 hairs or more a day is considered significant hair loss.

WHAT CAUSES HAIR LOSS IN MEN?

Although there are several causes of hair loss, male pattern baldness (also referred to as androgenetic alopecia or hereditary hair loss) accounts for about 95% of hair loss in men. It is usually triggered by a combination of hormonal activity and heredity, which together cause the hair follicles in your scalp to shrink. Over time, the progressive shrinking of certain scalp follicles leads to a shortening of the hair's growing cycle. Hair becomes thinner and shorter, until there is no growth at all.

 

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