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If you’re experiencing hair loss, it’s natural that you’ve taken to the web to try and gain a better insight into why your follicles appear to have given up the ghost. But there are different types of hair loss, and they all have different symptoms – figuring out which symptoms apply to you can help you understand why you’re experiencing hair loss in the first place.

Perhaps you’ve noticed a balding patch at the crown of your head, or perhaps you’ve noticed an increased amount of shedding in the drain or on your pillow. You might just have the feeling that you’re experiencing thinning hair – whatever your symptoms, we’ve put together a guide to hair loss to help you suss it out and work towards regaining your locks. 

The information provided in this section is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or health care professional.

To find out more about hair loss symptoms in women click here.