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Hair loss

Hair loss is a big worry to many people, both male and female. If you have a worrying amount of hair in the basin after shampooing, you may think you are on the way to baldness, but this is not usually the case. The 50–100 hairs that everyone loses each day often become tangled with the rest of the hair, but are washed out when we shampoo. So we see what seems like a lot of hair in the basin after shampooing, but in reality these hairs have been shed earlier.

Of course, bald areas are an obvious sign of hair loss, but otherwise it can be difficult to tell whether your hair is getting thinner. To find out, try the tug test. Hold a small bunch of hair – about 15 or 20 hairs – between the thumb and index finger. Pull slowly and firmly. If more than six hairs come out there may be a problem.

How hair grows

The portion of the hair that we can see is called the shaft. Each shaft of hair protrudes from its follicle, which is a tube-like pouch just below the surface of the skin. The hair is attached to the base of the follicle by the hair root, which is where the hair actually grows and where it is nourished by tiny blood vessels.
Like the rest of the body, hairs are made of cells. As new cells form at its root, the hair is gradually pushed further and further out of the follicle. The cells at the base of each hair are close to the blood supply and are living. As they get pushed further away from the base of the follicle, they no longer have any nourishment and so they die. As they die, they are transformed into a hard protein called keratin. So, each hair we see above the skin is dead protein. It is the follicle, which lies deep in the skin, that is the essential growing part of the hair.
The thickness of each hair depends on the size of the follicle from which it is growing. At puberty in boys, hormones increase the size of the follicles on the chin, chest and limbs so that each hair becomes more thick and wiry. In the elderly, the follicles shrink and the hair becomes finer.

Stages of hair growth

Hair growth is not a continuous process. It has several stages.
  • The first phase is the growing stage. Hair grows at about 1 cm each month, and this phase lasts for anything between 2 and 5 years.
  • This is followed by a resting stage, during which there is no growth. This phase lasts about 5 months, and is called telogen.
  • At the end of the resting phase, the hair is shed and the follicle starts to grow a new one.
  • At any moment, about 90% of the hair follicles of the scalp are growing hairs in the first phase; only about 10% are in the resting phase.
  • If a follicle is destroyed for any reason, no new hair will grow from it.

What happens to cause baldness

Excessive hair loss can occur if any of the stages of hair growth become disrupted. For example, if follicles shut down (meaning that they stay in the resting phase and then shed the hair) instead of growing new hairs, there will be less hair on the head. Another reason might be interference with the formation of new hair cells at the root during the growing phase; this occurs with some anticancer drugs. If follicles have been destroyed (as they might be by, for example, a burn or by some skin diseases), there will be baldness in that area.
An individual can also look bald if the hairs are growing but are so fragile that they break just as they emerge from the follicle, or if they are very small and thin.
Scientists have now discovered two genes that may increase the risk of early baldness in men. One is known as the androgen receptor gene, inherited from the mother and already linked to male-pattern baldness. The other is on chromosome 20, and can be inherited from both mother and father. 14% of men carry both genetic variants (Nature Genetics 2008;40:1270–1).

Common beliefs about hair loss – true or false?

Some hairstyles can cause hair loss
True. Styles that put tension on the hairs – such as tight ponytails, plaits or corn-rows – can cause hair loss. Winding hair tightly onto rollers (particularly heated rollers) can have the same damaging effect.
Hair extensions can cause hair loss
True, if not done properly. If the hair extensions are too tight, they can pull on the hairs and cause bald patches (which in severe cases could be permanent).
Brushing the hair 100 times a day will stimulate the circulation and prevent hair loss
False. Vigorous brushing is more likely to injure the hairs and make the problem worse.
Hair needs to breathe, so wigs and toupees worsen loss of hair
False. Hair does not need to breathe. Only the root of the hair is alive and this gets its oxygen from the blood in the scalp. Wigs and hairpieces will damage hair only if they are too tight.
Frequent shampooing makes hair fall out
False. Shampooing simply gets rid of the hairs that have already fallen out.
Blow-drying and heated brushes can worsen hair loss
True. The reason is that extreme heat damages the proteins in the hairs, making them fragile and liable to break off. Brushing the hair during blow-drying causes more damage.  Careless use of heated brushes or heated hair straighteners can even burn the scalp, so that the hair follicles are permanently damaged in that area.
Protein-containing conditioners and shampoos nourish the hair and help it to grow
False. Protein-containing conditioners only temporarily fill in defects on the surface of the hair shaft, making it smoother and thicker.
Hair dyes, perms and hairsprays worsen hair loss
False. Hair dyes, perms and hairsprays do not affect thinning hair. Perms and hairsprays can help to disguise the problem.
If your father has a full head of hair, you will not go bald
False. A tendency to baldness is inherited and probably involves a combination of genes. So you are not automatically in the clear even if your father has a full head of hair. It is not true, as sometimes claimed, that only genes from the mother’s side are involved.
Baldness means that you are more likely to have a heart attack
True to some extent. A study has found that men who had lost hair at the crown of the head had a 40% increased chance of coronary heart disease. Hair loss at the front of the head (a receding hairline) increased the risk by 28% (American Journal of Epidemiology 2008;167:676–83). So if you have male pattern baldness you should stop smoking, eat healthily, have your blood pressure checked and do some exercise.
Low levels of zinc in the body are a reason for hair loss
Probably false. There is no evidence that low zinc levels cause hair loss in people taking a balanced diet or that zinc supplements reduce hair loss.
Stress can cause hair loss
True. Scientists have now identified some chemicals that are produced in the body during periods of stress, which can affect hair growth (Journal of Investigative Dermatology 2004;123:455–7).
It is normal to lose hair from our early 30s
True. A person aged 20–30 years typically has 615 hair follicles per square centimetre. The number falls to 485 by 50 years of age and to 435 at 80–90 years of age. Also each hair is thinner. So, with ageing, hair becomes both finer and sparser.

Written by: Dr Margaret Stearn
Edited by: Dr Margaret Stearn
Last updated: Wednesday, October 5th 2011


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Posted by Balding Unicorn on 29/07/2019 at 09:30

I've noticed that my hair is getting thinner and thinner - I have tried literally everything and am getting desperate. Any ideas what I can do? Thanks!

Posted by Optional on 10/01/2019 at 02:33

I am a 14 yo male and have recently, within the last 2 months have noticed that my hairline is slightly receding, and to me that's kinda an issue. My hair color is Dirty Blonde (visually brown) and I would like some help, it's been bothering me and I now realize that stress will make it worse. someone help, Thanks ~~~

Posted by Optional on 13/01/2018 at 04:44

My hair's are falling from their roots but why I am just of 13 years

Posted by Optional on 29/12/2017 at 12:51

Why am I losing my hair at 15?

Posted by Katelyn on 04/09/2017 at 12:35

Please help. My hair has always been my pride and joy. I figured since it is pretty damn healthy, it could deal with some bleach damage. And I figured the master stylist who did all the color-corrections would know how much would be too much. I was wrong, and now I want to burst into tears every time I look at my hair or touch it. I just don't know what to do. My hair has also NEVER been shorter than this and it breaks and falls out. What should i do to regrow hair?

Posted by Kevin on 25/05/2017 at 03:20

Hii I am 14 yrs old and I am losing hair because I think it is of my puberty.I just want to know if it regrow

Posted by denmark on 09/04/2017 at 06:26

i have bald patches and i find that eating seaweed and soy beans and sweet potatoes and japanese tofu and tempeh and lentils and beans and black rice help a lot. also tons of green tea and oolong tea and hawthorn tea. and i pray every day to god and ask for help.

Posted by Rajdeep on 11/03/2017 at 08:28

I am a 15 yr old boy . From the past 2 year i have seen my 2 front sides having less hair . Just 1 month ago my hairs have started to fall . Everyday nearly 10 hairs i lose . After i finish my bath and use my towel i sef my hairs on my towel . My front sides have already become bald . I also apply oil everyday . I also never do any style with my hair . I just keep it flat . Yet my hairs are falling . Plzz anyone suggest me something .

Posted by Optional on 04/03/2017 at 03:30

sir I am from kashmir I am 23 years old sir I have very thin hair I am worried about my please tell how can I increase my hair growth please

Posted by michael on 11/02/2017 at 03:04

hello , I'm 18 an balding badly. I think I might just give in an go bald. my father went bald at age 13. I smoked weed 16 maybe 15 an I just stopped due to my hair loss. I will keep working out and eating healthy I'm also 6'5.

Posted by Optional on 24/01/2017 at 06:55

i am loosing 10 to 15 hair per day its normal or abnormal

Posted by Optional on 18/12/2016 at 07:10

I have hair falls last 4 years and almost 30 percent hair lose plz help me

Posted by Optional on 15/12/2016 at 12:36

My hair has always been my pride and joy. I figured since it is pretty damn healthy, it could deal with some bleach damage. And I figured the master stylist who did all the color-corrections would know how much would be too much. I was wrong, and now I want to burst into tears every time I look at my hair or touch it. I just don't know what to do. my hair has also NEVER been shorter than this and it breaks and falls out. What should i do to regrow hair?

Posted by Read your sources carefully on 06/12/2016 at 04:58

The article that you linked suggesting that male pattern baldness was linked to heart attack suggested that, no, there is no statistically significant link to the two. In fact, the article directly states, "The results of this study suggest that male pattern baldness is not a surrogate measure of an important risk factor for myocardial infarction or asymptomatic atherosclerosis."

Posted by pitbull on 28/11/2016 at 05:39

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Posted by Annie on 21/11/2016 at 05:07

i am having a lot of hair fall.. what should i do so that i get thicker hair? what should i do to reduce hair loss?

Posted by ruby on 13/09/2016 at 02:40

im having too much of hairfall even afraid to comb my hair and i dont keep my hair open using medicines for hairfall.but i cant see any change.please help

Posted by Optional on 29/08/2016 at 06:27

I don't really understand what is wrong with my hair. The hairs on my scalp have been continously thinning, you can pratically see through my scalp. I also lose hair on a daily basis.But this is usually when I scrath my scalp.My dad at the age of 50 is not bald although, my mom at the age of 47 has started loosing hair and has some bald patches. I dont really know what to do or what to try. I believe I am too young to be loosing hair. so i would appreciate it if anyone can help me.

Posted by Optional on 28/06/2016 at 10:28

can you grow hair back fully after having trichotillomania?

Posted by Optional on 09/05/2016 at 07:26

Hello. I am 18 yrs old and my hair is becoming much finner/thinner than before. i have thick black hair, decent length and it always grew back so quick ( I would get a hair cut every month or so). Since my last cut which was a week ago, I've noticed my hair to become MUCH thinner and gappy, like I can kinda easily see my scalp if I look closely. It hasn't been too long and my hair is still long and styled but if someone could tell help me find out the reason (what could be the cause) and what I can do to prevent it, that would be amazing!

Posted by Optional on 08/05/2016 at 01:34

im so sad my hairloss has died down after taking multivitamins to around 50 hairs aday but my hairlime around the temple area is stil a bit receded idk what to do im really depressed and i cover the area with my longer hair plsss can anyone help

Posted by Matt on 21/04/2016 at 07:19

I'm going bald, my hair is really thinned out a lot in the last couple of months and I ham getting a couple bald patches Witch are smothered out. And I'm only 17. I have had 4 operations which were major 2 last year which were 2weeks apart and 2 this year on the same day. I do have heart failure and my dad is pretty much bald with a little hair on the side and back but I have patches that are about 5cm x 4cm big. I thinks alopecia but I dont know what to do.

Posted by Arun on 12/04/2016 at 06:32

I have hair loss since last one and half years ..every time ,when i kept oil on head and when shampooing simply im loosing nearly 30 it because of shampoo and hair oil problem ? .i changed 2-3 Shampoos im using meera shampoo and dabur amla hair oil...give me suggestion

Posted by Bek on 12/02/2016 at 11:51

Hi All, not sure if anyone is still reading this thread, but I just came across it and it's eye-opening to see how many others are suffering from hair loss too. I've had alopecia for almost 2 years and when it first occurred, I thought it was the end of my life. I still get depressed because of it at times but the best advice I can give to you all is to please stop stressing about it so much. Don't let it be the thing that defines you. Seek help for what is causing your hair loss and I promise it will get better. You can try Rogaine/Regaine - it actually helps. The downside is, you'll have to use it for the rest of your life as after 3 months of not using the product, the hair grown will fall out. I use Regaine but I don't use it every day and only apply once a day and have had great results. It just becomes part of your routine, like applying moisturizer etc. There are heaps of resources out there and lots of people willing to help. Google 'hair lines' - this will also make you feel better seeing that no one really has perfect hair. Work with what you've got and don't let you hair loss be a life sentence.

Posted by Optional on 29/01/2016 at 09:13

Hi i'm 16 years old. Asian and have a full head of hair. Only about 9 months ago i lost a bit of hair from applying conditioner on the roots of my hair, a good few times, and it has softened my hair made it thinner and slightly patchy. Conditioning your roots does cause hair loss, however i was only meant to condition the long hair, i need to know if there's any med out there for me? It's not alopecia, no disease, i don't gel, i don't straighten, blowdry or anything. Please help my diet is good. However, my hair fell out straight away it has never fell out after that. Only the times i used conditioner on my roots.

Posted by Optional on 22/01/2016 at 08:31

I'm a African American and my hair seem to be very light in the middle of the back of my head which is how I sleep my hair is very flat back there and even picking it out doesn't help much I have a fade and u can see the difference very well what are some ways I can help my hair grow

Posted by Optional on 22/01/2016 at 02:41

When my hair got dry, it starting falling out also! I was freaking out, went to my doctor - it turns out the shampoo I was buying from the supermarket was drying out my hair. I started losing patches !! I started using the Somaluxe Shampoo and Conditioner - I bought it online - its like Paradise Lime smelling - and it has all these hydrating ingredients. After 2 weeks of using the Somaluxe Shampoo, my hair was NOT dry anymore. . .and after about a month, I noticed alot of the missing hair patches were growing back in. YOU MUST NOT USE ANY SHAMPOO THAT DRIES YOUR HAIR OR IT WILL FALL. Thats what happen to me. Good luck !

Posted by Jono on 20/01/2016 at 02:38

Ontop of my forehead on the left side i have hair but on the right side of my forehead there's a bald spot so im just curious on why this had happened is it because i stress to much please feel free to answer my question

Posted by Optional on 04/01/2016 at 02:53

Hello. I am 16 yrs old and loosing my hair since 2 years..have tried many natural methods but no effect as such. I used to have very thick hair earlier but now its thin nd i am really worried. My hair is black in color. Texture is little curly nd wavy. Length is long. Changed many shampoos nd conditioners but the problem gets worse day by day. Any natural remedy to control my hair loss? Please help me out!! :-(

Posted by Optional on 25/12/2015 at 03:04

Hey, I'm a 15 year old boy and experiencing hair thinning on top of my head, there are many baby hairs on my hair line and developing a widows peak, help i don't know what to do and do not want to become bald early, someone help me please

Posted by Optional on 23/12/2015 at 11:05

I have severe hair fall and also forming white patches on scalp

Posted by michael on 23/12/2015 at 11:03

Hello every one there is sooo much worry and stress on this page it's the worse possible thing you could do, worrying about going bald is causing more and more of your hair to fall. I'm 27 and look very young for my age I started going thin and receding around the frontal section of my head my hair was my everything I couldn't imagine myself bald the worrys of never finding a girlfriend looking ugly everyday just made things worse for me. I've just come back from Turkey a few weeks ago where I undergone a hair transplant using the FUE method and I can already say my tress level has dropped and my self confidence has dramatic risen it will take 6 months for my hair to grow back but after 6 months I will have a full head of hair. The point I'm trying to make is STOP worrying with the technology we have in this day and age is so advanced that you can have hair again not every person is suitable for a hair transplant but there's always something they can do to help do not rush into anything do your research and most of all STOP worrying!!!!

Posted by "BALD&BOLD ANUJ" on 21/12/2015 at 05:24

Part-1 Hii to all. when i was 15 my hairs started falling. i did many treatment. like oil massage/homeopathy/alopathy/meditation/etc. i don't smoke/dont drink alcohal/dont eat non-veg. i felt like in hell. too much low confidence/ depression/fustration/irritation/stress. felt alone in this world. i stopped attending social celebtation. i had hidden myself at home many time.i did style like buzz cut / crew cut and others. but nothing happend age 19 i lost my front top bottom side hairs totally gone.

Posted by Jack on 19/12/2015 at 09:54

I have thick hair, but in the corners it's a lighter colour and very thin. When I pull it back to observe, the hairline isn't straight, and there's patches of skin clear. I'm only 15, and I don't think I'm going though any stress, so what's wrong with my hair!

Posted by soonh on 18/12/2015 at 10:03

I m v. Tense i m becoming bald whoch is very bald feeling i hv totally list my hairs i think it may be fungal infection n my remajning hairs r brittled n very thin plz make a wsy to sort me ouft of this problem i wl b v.thankful to you..

Posted by Shahzaad on 28/11/2015 at 05:44

I m 16 year old and i have loss of hair about 70% in 2 years if you have anything that might help please say something

Posted by hair falling on 28/11/2015 at 02:14

While I am applying oil to my hair.after few hours later my hair root pain ..and while I'm wasting with sampoo my hair was falling.. Whats was the cause .please help me

Posted by Heather on 14/11/2015 at 12:17

I have been washing and blow drying my hair every day since i was 15 years old, my hair is getting finer and i have less of it. Can you please give me advice or tell me what i can use to help. Or even if the Doctor could help me. Thanks Heather x

Posted by Koi on 07/11/2015 at 02:02

I'm a 14 year old girl and had a bald spot probably since last year and I still have it. My possible guesses are probably stress or hot water. Is there a way I can grow it back out?

Posted by Denis on 02/11/2015 at 11:43

Hey,im 14 year old boy and ive lost Hair the past 2 years ,ive tried Lots of treatments but my Hair is still falling.Maby some ove You could give me some tips or advices :)

Posted by r on 24/10/2015 at 06:42

I'm 15 year old boy.I'm having hair fall too much especially while having bath. Is that normal, is it stops after a time? If not what can I do to avoid it?

Posted by Varsha on 11/10/2015 at 09:34

I am 20..and I am becoming's a very bad feeling and I hate myself for that...please help me out to tackle this problem..

Posted by vijay on 03/10/2015 at 08:37

hello sir i have lost my hair in my fore head and up but i too have some hair ,so can u please say how my hair is placed and what is dormant treatment please say how can i get my hair back in a short period

Posted by Optional on 02/10/2015 at 12:16

i'm always full of hair my clothes when i change," or my hairbrush which i clean daily, but is always full again at the night time, ?what can i do to prevent this as it's really embarassing.

Posted by Blue06 on 22/09/2015 at 02:24

So my hair has been falling out extensively crazy i am so scared to even see the length after i brush out my hair i have dye my hair many times but i recently dyed my hair to my natural hair color and it has been falling out crazy. I also think I've been losing hair because i have been stressing out a lot and i don't use the same shampoo and conditioner anymore what can i do to make it stop?

Posted by Brianab on 20/09/2015 at 01:40

so my hair fails out so much. i think it stays in the 50-100 phase but it just doesn't regrow. I don't know what to do. I take biotin now and it's not helping that much. I think I'm going to change my shampoo and see if that will help. you can see my scalp a little bit when you look closely because I have lost so much hair. if you have anything that might help please say something

Posted by grush on 13/09/2015 at 01:23

hi.....I was 16 we shifted,to an other place...nd due to migration and changes of water.. I lost so.much of I m 19...I found I lost almost all hair... after doing so much of treatment,it is nothing use.. I o lost my confidence ..nd feel pity on myself.. so.what should I do to recover it?

Posted by babu dadu on 02/09/2015 at 12:36

my hair is thin from child hood how can i regrain my hair ...

Posted by Optional on 24/08/2015 at 11:46

Does over masturbation cause hairfall?

Posted by Evelyn Dennis on 19/08/2015 at 09:40

Hi I read all of the above but I couldn't find a proper reason for my hair loss I have a big bald area on the left side of my head which is growing when I visited a doctor he said it's because I tie my hair a lot I asked him why it didn't have th same effect on the right side if my head but he still kept saying that I tie my hair a lot can you please give me a proper reason P's in my family my mom and my sister never faced this problem but my dad has a lot of gain loss especially in the front of his head Please help

Posted by aizaz on 19/08/2015 at 03:33

I need to know how to prevent my hair fall. please suggest simple and effective idea so I could take care of my remaining hair its embarrassing for me. I think its inherited from my father because he is bald too. do you have any solution?

Posted by Optional on 16/08/2015 at 01:51

These days I am having a extensive hairloss from last 1 year and my hair has become very thin. I am using medicated products but no positive results are seen. What to do ? Please tell me how to grow my hair back. I m getting depressed day by day.

Posted by Suzy on 16/08/2015 at 11:55

I started to loss my hair after l change my hair cream .What is the cause of me losing my hair.

Posted by Bradzilla on 23/07/2015 at 07:22

My Hair Comes Out In Thick Clumps Idk Why I Am A Guy Growing My Hair Out I Smoke But I Am Also Mostly Black & it Scares Me is It My Perm Wearing Off Or What? Idk But I Want It To Stop I Don't Drink Water That Much Either

Posted by Optional on 12/07/2015 at 07:38

my scalp feels tight and i got a small patches that looks like i was burned.Whats wtong withmy hair?

Posted by how to on 06/07/2015 at 01:36

How to cantrol hair fall and baldness in front of head

Posted by mhinne on 03/07/2015 at 05:43

i'm 13 years and i'm almost completely bald.i really feel like killing myself wen all my mates at school makes fun of my hair.i cry everytime i see my makes me depressed and i cannot engage myself in any school activities.i only want to be like all girls in my school with long hair.

Posted by desperate on 30/06/2015 at 04:17

I was born with few hairs. And as I grew atha kids used to laugh at me about my hair saing I'm sick. Now iam an adult and yet haven't found solution to my few hair. The hair looks like a new baby born's hair and I dnt feel comfortable in it. I wnt to have kinky hair like my fellow black people but ii can't. I only discovered that I can only be confident when my is okay but that I have lost. Your help will be my healing. How do I make my head to be full of hair.

Posted by newton on 29/06/2015 at 05:32

Am 32 years old and i need way to prevent my hair from bladness because it has just started serious please someone help me

Posted by Mıke on 19/06/2015 at 08:02

i am male 30 year old,i had a big bald area,i suffered from this problem for few years,eventually ,one friend of mine adviced me to do hair transplantation,actually i went to Estepera hair transplantation center in Turkey,and i did this operation,after 6 months almost transplanted hairs growed up and i am very satisfied now for doing this operation.

Posted by Jack on 18/06/2015 at 07:33

Hii..... I think i m loosing hairs. Evrytime i take shower i can se 15-20 hair strands.. I have dry hairs and want to fix it as well. Should i hair my oil evrytime i bath cause of my dry hairs?

Posted by Optional on 16/06/2015 at 12:20

I love this page, i have a skin disease on my head which is eating up the hair on my head and i will like to know how i can treat it. Please help me.

Posted by joyanta on 15/06/2015 at 01:53

I am a male of 37 years from bladeness problem from 3 to 4 years in front of head ,I used different hair oils but it doesn't solve my bladeness problem.I have white hairs also and some dandruff also plz hel p what should I do.

Posted by Optional on 28/05/2015 at 08:14

my hair started lossing.....idont know what is the problem of this?? can u say what is the problem of this??

Posted by Anonymous on 27/05/2015 at 04:25

I loses hair . What to do ? Im just 18

Posted by Optional on 18/05/2015 at 02:41

I was just wondering if dying your hair could lead to hair loss. I'm only 15 and every time I take a shower hair is everywhere. I am terrified of losing hair. When I brush my hair, hair falls onto my shoulders and front side. I'm just looking for some advice on if I should be worried or not.

Posted by Tamsy on 05/05/2015 at 05:36

Hi guys, I've read some of the comments here and I know how hard it is, and embarrasing to lose your hair. You should visit my blog, maybe it will help you like it helped me.

Posted by Anonymous on 02/05/2015 at 11:23

Hey my name is fatima,I'm from india I never had hair problem in my life since childhood i had really thick and long hair but since I move to USA when I was 15 after some time I started noticing I was losing hair and i did go to dr. he did blood test n all everything is normal and there is nothing to do about it but now i am 23 and my hair line is getting really thin and i can see small patch and I don't know what to do. Can you help me please.

Posted by Ashwin on 20/04/2015 at 05:34

Am started my baldness when at the age of 15!!!! Still now am struggleing with tat!!! I donno wat to do!!! ??? Am lossin my confidence!!! Please help me

Posted by Optional on 18/04/2015 at 06:42

Am 10 and when I brushed my hair some hair fell out can anyone give me advice

Posted by Optional on 18/04/2015 at 03:57

hai,my name is raj.i face hair loss problem last 3year,plz help me to get thicker hair

Posted by Optional on 04/04/2015 at 11:38

Hi.. iam a female of 21 years and from childhood i had no prblm of frm past 2 years i hav had huge haif loss and the hair loss is nly in the front and middle portion.i want to get back my hair back.without hair i hv lost ma face look.please suggest solutions and treatments to get back the lost hair...please help!!!!!!!

Posted by shivani on 30/03/2015 at 07:27

I am suffering from bladeness problem from 3 to 4 years in front of head.i used different hair oils but it doesnt solve my bladeness problem. I have white hairs also and dandruff also plz help what should i do.

Posted by Anonymous on 29/03/2015 at 05:33

Approximately 5 years ago i noticed there was 3 round bald spots on the left side of my head about the size of a nickel. Recently at 56 years old my full bushy eye brows started to lose it's fullness in excessive amounts towards the middle to the end of the eye brows. I have also noticed there are little baldness spots on certain areas of the brows as if it had been plucked, because of it's consistency in the bald spots. Thank you. I'm hoping to hear some good news along with help full information.

Posted by Optional on 22/03/2015 at 02:53

I just need to ask a question why do my hair its a lot and when I scratch it my hair falls out and I'm forced to wear a scarf on my head and I grow hair on my head I try everything. The miracle I try every product for my hair and it doesn't work please help me what my hair back thank you

Posted by Xuvo on 20/03/2015 at 11:18

I want my hairs back. Patches of hair loss are seen in my head. what should i do? to prevent it. My father dont have hairs. But i want my hairs back

Posted by Optional on 07/02/2015 at 02:33 very helpfull post

Posted by Seini on 03/02/2015 at 08:21

Woah!!! Am 21 but my hair is breaking, only on th left hand side of my forehead, I dnt knw what might be wrong, I lov my hair its my priority So plz smbdy hlep

Posted by Optional on 01/02/2015 at 09:07

I'm 15 and i'm losing a lot of hair from the front of my head. I don't know if it's because the gel I use or of the heat I use. I also have dandruff. So I don't know if that has an effect on my hair loss as well. I'm really concerned. Help!

Posted by help me on 01/02/2015 at 06:52

I am just 20 but my hair has been falling and now I am almost bold what do I do to gorv hair

Posted by Cian on 28/01/2015 at 05:51

I'm a 16 year old female but my hair has been falling out excessively since I was 13. I know I've been going through so much stress, I'm anemic(iron deficient) I've heard somethings about my thyroid being mentioned(doctors here in Toronto suck and can't explain anything), I also have stomach problems and am always out of breath. my sisters and brothers don't have this problem. what can I do to stop it and not deal with tons of strands of hair all over my bed and clothes and the floor

Posted by PleaseHelp on 25/01/2015 at 04:32

I am just turn 22 this month. I been suffer this hair fall and hair thinning almost 2 month. my hair now is thinning. last month my hair was very itchy, after a week the itchy was not so much anymore. but the hair loss is still a lot. and I cut my hair, i thought it will help but still not help still a lot of hair fall and my hair is thinning now so much. I apply some garlic juice with water so I can prevent its almost a week I use it. but the hair fall was still there, but the itchy is not to worse than before. what should I do. hope that you can give me some advice, and tips. thank you,.

Posted by Optional on 20/01/2015 at 07:26

1. Can genetic baldness be treated with shampoos or medicines? 2. Drinking 10-12 glasses of water helps reduce hair loss & drinking less water 2-3 glasses per day increase hair loss? 3. Biotin supplements help prevent hair loss? 4. Brewer's yeast helps preventing hair loss and regrowth of hair? 5. Are there any exercises for scalp which helps maintaining healthy hair?

Posted by Optional on 18/01/2015 at 06:11

My three year old daughter has hair fall from root. As one 12 child during playing put her up by pushing hair. After that she has hair fall from root. Is their serious problem

Posted by Oindrila on 18/01/2015 at 08:35

I had a moderately thick curly hair but my hair was smooth and strong with less hair fall until around one and half months ago when suddenly i started to have extreme hair fall with my scalp becoming tremendous dry itchy and my hair becoming rough. i applied egg banana pack oiled regularly but of no help. i dont want thick hair just want my hair thickness back with moist normal scalp as i had before. please help

Posted by Anastasia Optional on 16/01/2015 at 05:56

Hi my name is Anastasia and I'm 16 years old I've been suffering from extreme hairloss it's been A year I went to my Family doctor he gave me a paper for blood work and my iron level came back low and it's been 7 months that I've been taking iron supplements and eating foods that contains a lot of iron and now it is on the limit . I went to a dermatologist and he told me that my testosterone is what's Causing my hairloss but it is on the limit... My thyroid is negative but I have all of the symptoms I'm Really worried I lose a lot of hair I get these dead hair balls at the end of my hair that I have to cut everyday and everytime I wash my hair or brush it there's a hand full of hair... My hair was perfectly healthy and it was very thick I was getting regular trims ,using good hair products and eating well . I know that Anemia can cause hairloss but it has been getting better which is weird ? And my hair is just getting worse I really don't know what to do please help. Thank you

Posted by Sashy on 15/01/2015 at 05:56

I just turned 30 years old and have always had thick dark long hair with a beautiful widows peak. When I was younger I had psoriasis that I would itch and pick and dig at until it bled. After stopping the somewhat self mutilation of digging at it constantly, I notice it didn't itch as much and seemed to have gone away.. My current state that has me in such a depressing bubble is this... I've noticed that my hairline has receded significantly, my normal FOREHEAD is now looking like a FIVEHEAD!! It seems that it has pulled back about a quarter of an inch! Also there are short fuzzy hairs in the front of my head ASWELL..I am at a loss and quite devestated to do anything..does anyone have ANY IDEAS ON WHAT THIS MIGHT BE, AND ANY REMEDIES OR TREATMENTS! ANYTHING IM DESPERATE!!

Posted by Bailey on 14/01/2015 at 09:50

I have a hairline which I don't like, I don't have much hair over the temple area, what can I do to stop more recedin and ideally gain a nice hairline

Posted by Optional on 13/01/2015 at 10:58

I am a 26 yer old male. I have fair hair but recently have noticed a patch of hair on the back of my head has become lighter. Any idea why this may happen?

Posted by Neha on 12/01/2015 at 07:01

I have a problem regarding hairloss. I have always been knowed to have a long dark, black, thick hair since I was a child till my teens. But at the age of 19 my hair statred to fall out generally around the crown area and the hair looks so damaged and thin dont really no whats going on. Wasnt under stress or no health issue the only thing was that my GP says take vitamins b12 but thats it they cant diagnos the problem. My family has thick hair. Any advise would be great especially doctors or anyone working in that field .....thanks

Posted by feizal on 07/01/2015 at 12:50

I have lots of hair on my head but just in the middle its bald i really want my hair growing up.

Posted by chandan on 06/01/2015 at 10:53

My hair above the forehead is a bald as two sides' hair is obviously thinner than the back part. I don't understand why. How can I overcome this problem?

Posted by JoOptional on 05/01/2015 at 09:13

I am beside myself with worry and deeply depressed about my hair. 14 months ago I had a colour disaster resulting in having my hair bleach bathes which I totally regret . My only beautiful bouncy bob now looks totally fried beyond belief and I have seen no sign of it getting better even though I have had most of it cut off which I detest. I am very concerned that it appears to be growing back damaged looking and I still suffer from a stinging feeling on my crown area . My hair is do fried it looks synthetic . Please can someone help me as I don't know what else to do Thanking you Joanne

Posted by Optional deepa on 05/01/2015 at 10:21

my hair is loosing a lot day by day it doesant look so good and it's my wedding in June how do I stop that plz help me out with that

Posted by lee on 04/01/2015 at 04:19

hello, im 24 years old i have problems with my hairline, no matter what i use it doesnt grow, i have tiny hairs but still feel like im not beautiul anymore because of this, please help

Posted by Optional on 02/01/2015 at 11:31

sir i lost some hair at the right corner of my head crown can i back my hair. i am 18 year old male. i lost my hair by last two month

Posted by Optional on 02/01/2015 at 11:30

When I had short hair (buzz cut) no hair fell out. But now 50 hairs fall out daily - why

Posted by hair lods on 01/01/2015 at 08:51

I wake up every day my hair falls out u wash my hair it falls out I touch my hair it falls I've even loss my eyebrow I'm really upset with I don't know what to do any more

Posted by ? on 28/12/2014 at 02:04

How much hair should you loose at age 13

Posted by ram on 26/12/2014 at 10:19

i have thick hair in the bottom hair,but lesser in the scalp area ,give me a remedy

Posted by SUWEETA on 22/12/2014 at 02:26

HI. I am 15.For the past 3 weeks my hair fall is uncontrollable.Before that my hair used to be shiny black and thick enough.Suggest me some natural oil to be used to control my hair fall.Everyday hair falls too much & if i roll it each time it becomes 3 balls of hair.

Posted by Amanda on 22/12/2014 at 03:43

After ever shower I take, I get at least a handful of hair everytime. And I just keep losing it. Just a few months ago my hair was thick and heathy, but now the bottom is thinning and I have major split ends. I have tried all the advertisied split end hair treatments, which none have worked. I haven't majorly changed my lifestyle so that shouldn't be an effect. And my hairdresser says that it is a red flag, and could be an internal issue. What's happening?

Posted by Optional on 16/12/2014 at 05:13

If I massaged my head roughly for 6-7 minutes and a lot of hair fell out especially the new hair, the really short ones, will it grow back and if it will how long will it take. I massaged my head to help the blood flow but when i finished I noticed a lot of hair fell out and it turned out that i did it to roughly i dont know if the hair broke or just fell out from the root but i do think it fell out from the root. What should i do so the hair grow back? One last question does oiling oily hair good or not recommended?

Posted by Unknown on 16/12/2014 at 04:42

for some reason when i was a kid i lost hair at one general location but since i hit puberty the hair has grew. Why is this o.o

Posted by Shalom on 15/12/2014 at 08:04

Hi. I'm 13 and I've had thick hair before, like seriously. But now I've been experiencing very very bad hair fall. Whenever I comb my hair with my fingers, I always get 3-6 hairs. I've tried hot oil but it didn't work for long. Also, whenever I take a bath, I lose more hair. I do tie my hair in a ponytail but not too tight. HELP!!!

Posted by Optional on 09/12/2014 at 11:38

I have foliculitis would tattooing help my scares

Posted by alok on 05/12/2014 at 05:40

i am losing some 60to 70 strands a day while washing+on my bed in the morning as well as im losing my body n pubic hair also is this a problem from last three months

Posted by Optional on 03/12/2014 at 01:36

Can smoking be the reason of my hair fall?please reply.I'm really tensed about my hair fall :(

Posted by Dread And Sadness on 01/12/2014 at 10:10

I'm 13 years old, and am tackling an issue with stress, and noticed my hair falling, 40-60 folicles every day. Any tips on how to stop stress?

Posted by Optional on 27/11/2014 at 07:55

biotin cause hair grow...and castor oil cause hair grow

Posted by Sad on 25/11/2014 at 08:43

I'm 31 years old (female). About 7 years ago, I was very stressed out because of university & job search. So stressed out that at that time in my mind I thought my hair would turn white or fall a lot. However, that did not happen. I still had my long beautiful dark hair and people used to praise how beautiful and healthy my hair was. Alas, 2-3 years ago, this is when all those effects started happening. By this time I was a happy person. I finished my studies and even had a full time job. But my hair till today has become so thin and I've a lot of white hair strands. I can say that probably 1/4 of my hair is left. This is now again affecting me. I know I shouldn't be stressed because this is what may be causing the hair fall but I just can't but I look at hair. It's so saddening, frustrating, depressing that I feel like crying every day. Not sure how I can get my hair healthy again. I wasn't going to hair salon except for a haircut occasionally. I didn't use much hair products either. Sometimes the right side of my scalp could be inflammation but I don't know and I can see that there's a line of hair loss and it's visible. Poeple showed me that. Please help me.I had done a blood test and dermatologist told me everything's normal. I noticed though that the testorone level was high but not over the limit.

Posted by Optional on 18/11/2014 at 04:27

The front part of my head haves thin hair so does that mean I'm going bald? cause my dad bald. Or is it cause I have a poor diet that effecting my hair the thin? If possible how could I make the hair on my head that are thinning thicker again like it use to be?

Posted by Optional on 13/11/2014 at 11:29

I am a 25years old female have a huge problem my hair grows nice and heathly for a while the comes off to a certain point where I become bald. sometimes in the back of my head, middle, sides and even front. this have been happening since my teen years until now i dont know what product to use anymore! should I consult doctor please help??

Posted by Optional on 11/11/2014 at 08:01

i am losing more and more hair each day and i am sufferiong from dandruff at back it is looking like bald plzzzzz help me

Posted by Golu on 11/11/2014 at 02:29

Hi , I'm 21 and had been suffering from hairloss, I have lost almost half my hair volume, and it's freaking me out I visited a trichilogist and was advised for anagrow and Tst, I have been smoking since 7 years now, quitting tho. My hairloss is so bad, lost my self confidence and I'm just trying to get my hair back, tho my hairloss is certainly not that bad, (you can see the scalp only on the top and on the sides), please help

Posted by Optional on 05/11/2014 at 11:01

am having lots of hair fall plz tell me how to reduce problem

Posted by Annie on 30/10/2014 at 06:29

Recently I've noticed my hair on top of my head is thinning a lot and it scares me it does run in my family and I've been under a lot of stress I do blow dry my hair every day and use right much hairspray what can I do to help this problem ? Please can someone give me advice .

Posted by Optional on 29/10/2014 at 11:45

i have curly hair, so my hair tends to never be greasy and is constantly dry, my hair line is always losing hair and i can see my forehead gradually getting bigger! HELP ME STOP THIS

Posted by Optional on 27/10/2014 at 07:34

I am losing hair of about 3cm at the side of my ear and my question is can i grow my hair back?

Posted by Krystal on 22/10/2014 at 06:41

I had a perm around 10 years ago which burnt and broke away a lot of my fringe. Now my fringe hair seems to break at around 5-10mm long and I am wondering if it's possible that my hair folical has been permanently damaged by the perm or if it's likely to be a coincidence. My hairdresser says it's not possible that it's connected as hairs only last 7 years in total and a perm cannot permanently damage your folical but I am sceptical.

Posted by Tanveer on 10/10/2014 at 04:46

I start loosing my hair in my beard

Posted by Mel on 01/10/2014 at 09:58

Hi there. Firstly can depression (I'm on no medication for it) cause hair loss? I'm 31 female and have been through a rough divorce over the past 1yr. I've also noticed that I'm scratching my scalp lots either right on top on behind my ears. Not because I'm itchy but the pain seems to ease my anxiety. I'm trying to catch my self out when I do it stop but I my hands seem to go up there without me consciously knowing. It's bizzare. Will this scratching dame he my hair folicols forever? My hands a full with hair everytime I condition which is about 2 times a week and I can notice my hair feels thinner cause my pony tail is a lot thinner. Would love any feedback, thankyou :)

Posted by k on 27/09/2014 at 08:51

I'm 18. now it started to show some gaps on my head and I have curly hair short and dry most times. I'm too worried about it. I don't want to be bald suggest some nature remedies.

Posted by Optional on 21/09/2014 at 10:19

Im 15 years old boy. it normal for teenagers having hair fall..can I have a solution please

Posted by Optional on 19/09/2014 at 04:03

My hair above the forehead is a bit bald as two sides' hair is obviously thinner than the centre part. I don't understand why. My friend told me that I might tied my hair too firm until it drops. Is it true? How can I overcome this problem?

Posted by Optional on 10/09/2014 at 11:17

hii i am 15 i had a thick hair till 14 later i started loosing my hair people tell because i started cutting my hair.i apply coconut oil weekly once i keep it for one night if i shampoo i loose lot of hair how to get rid of it please help to gave my thick hair back.

Posted by Optional on 08/09/2014 at 04:37

Help me iam losing 10-20 hairs a day Pls reply if it Is normal . I will be greatly thankful if you reply I am 14 I dont apply oil or gel on my head. I don't shampoo or condition my head. I bath including my head 2 times a day

Posted by Hammad Siddiqui on 01/09/2014 at 07:08

Hi. My hair is falling out so I don't know what to do. I was teenager I used to use the gel now I stop using the gel but is still falling amd I keep trying my best. 2 or 3 months I use oil too but It didn't work that so I can not do nothing. please can u help me please can you solve my problems for my hair I getting worry about my hair please can you tell me please ok!!!

Posted by Optional on 01/09/2014 at 01:22

Im 17 and the dermatologist recomended me rogaine what is going to happen to me.

Posted by Laura on 26/07/2014 at 08:33

I'm only 17 years old and I'm losing my hair very very quickly. This has been happening for a long time now but it's only started to get really bad in the past year. This started a little while after I got a new straightener which was very strong and at the time I didn't think it would cause any damage. So I started to lose hair but I didn't think anything of it because I thought this was normal and I didn't think it would go anywhere so I continued to straighten my hair which I did a lot. And now I've lost so much of my hair and it's starting to become noticeable. My hair used to be very strong, healthy, and thick! And now it's weak, thin, and very unhealthy and I'm going bald. I don't know what to do I've done so much researched but nothing seems to work. I've seen hair supliments like HairFinity that I want to try but I don't know if it'll work and it's pricey I'm not sure wether to try it or not? I'm really freaking out I don't know what to do I hate the way my hair looks I hate the way I look with my hair like this I want my old hair back I don't know how to treat my hair or get it back to how it was or close to that. I'm going to go to a dermatologist soon but I was told it won't do anything is that true? Because if the dermatologists doesn't work I don't know what will. PLEASE I really need help I'll do anything to get my hair back!

Posted by Dilip Singh on 23/07/2014 at 06:32

Hi, I was struggling with hair loss problem last year, but my sister helped me and suggested me to try Minoxidil 15 medicine. I bought one for me from and used it as advised by phycians of website. And my hair loss problem solved just in 2 weeks and now everybody around me keeps asking about secret behind that. And it is just one medicine that works as best friend to solve this depressing problem and that is Minoxidil 15.

Posted by Optional on 22/07/2014 at 05:38

Hi, I have a bald patch at the back of my head, I've had it for around 2 to 3 month or maybe a bit longer. I wear a beanie most of the time, I recently did go through a stressful time, I some times go to bed after 12 or after 1, I do smoke, I do eat fast food around 3 times a week. I want to know how it's happened and how I can treat it. Thanks

Posted by bigdoodle on 06/06/2014 at 11:49

I have hair cuts all the time with line tracks and now the track won't grow back I'm a teenager.

Posted by Optional on 29/05/2014 at 07:34

Dear, people face hair thinning either in crown or temple or frontal hair line. Many people think that it is only a problem faced by men but fact is that many women also experience it. Losing hair due to male pattern baldness is mainly a cosmetic issue not a disease but only a Hair Transplant Lahore surgery can treat it well.

Posted by Anna on 28/05/2014 at 07:31

My hair is not falling out I have one spot in the front where my bangs are that is dry and coarse and keeps breaking off I cannot figure out whats causing it and its getting worse, I treat it with oils and repairs and its not helping what should I do?

Posted by Maya on 27/05/2014 at 07:11

Im 15 years old and I'm worried that lot of my hair are falling out, specially when I'm washing my hair or brushing my hair even when I leave my hair down it fulls out I feel as lots are falling out and I'm not sure what to do or is it im worrying forino reason.

Posted by Optional on 31/03/2014 at 11:39

I haven't got extreme hair loss but when I tie my hair you can see my scalp from the front

Posted by Optional on 28/03/2014 at 09:20

can a trichotilomanic regain his hair

Posted by Trying different methods - to stop losing my hair on 07/02/2014 at 09:46

1st drink lots of water throughout the day. Take hair growth vitamin everyday. Some women may need Estriol Cream to rub into wrists - cause at my age menopause is playing with my hormone levels. I LOSE MOST OF MY HAIR WHEN I USE CONDITIONER! Check out derma rolling the scalp. (Look on-line- youtube). Super Clean your scalp about 2-times per month: wash/ rinse/ pat dry/ then gently massage with Apple Cider Vinegar (leave-on roots about 45 min - with towel keeping warm moisture inside). Rinse & Towel Dry. Many hair clubs 4 men are now using the Derma rolling along with the topicals & so R Dermatologists. Don't forget the Hairmax laser (expensive), but u can do it yourself. Roller should B: CE approved/ .5mm + / 192 needles

Posted by Optional on 05/02/2014 at 06:17

everytime I Comb my babies girl hair she's 3 years old I noticed she has patches of missing hair is that normal for what could it be

Posted by Optional on 13/01/2014 at 11:14

I'm experiencing hair loss on my temples over the last four months and am going through severe intense stress, could it be telated?

Posted by Optional on 24/12/2013 at 08:44

As soon I moved to Spaib I ve starting loosing lots of hair. How can I stop this my husband saying that it's because water hp balance very high is it true?

Posted by Optional on 22/12/2013 at 08:19

I lost 40 percent jut in a year tell me some solution.

Posted by pankaj on 28/11/2013 at 09:54

From one week whenever i wash my hair both my hands are filled with hair and even if i shake my hair a lot of them come out. what should i do to prevent from getting blad

Posted by ylight on 19/11/2013 at 06:28

I am 17 and I am having a frequent hair fall every time I comb my hair or's like freaking me out. Help me..

Posted by Optional on 23/10/2013 at 07:07

Hi I am 26 years old. I had thick curly hair and had good volume. But past one year I have severe hair loss problem. I consulted two doctors but the problem is still persistent. I fear that I may go bald. Plz help me with some solution to the problem.

Posted by Sue on 12/10/2013 at 12:07

Hi, following a severe infection I am experiencing severe hair shedding. I would be grateful to know when this will stop as it's making me very anxious. Many thanks

Posted by jore lollen on 01/10/2013 at 12:22

how can improve/nursing my hair?.

Posted by Anyom on 13/09/2013 at 05:05

about 2 weeks after I went to Taiwan (I went there for 2 months) my hair started falling more frequenting is it becuase of the tropical climate?

Posted by Optional on 18/08/2013 at 09:39

Iam hair lose like my grand father. What should i do Please help me?

Posted by Dilip Singh on 12/06/2013 at 09:24

It’s my pleasure to share my experience here. I also have experienced the same problem of thinning hair, somewhere balding and used so many products but one product was really helpful. So I want to share it with everyone. You need not to worry about HAIR LOSS or Thin or Long Hair. The product I used is MINOXIDIL 15 with MINOXIDIL SHAMPOO. You will experience the result in just few days. For more help you can go to where you will find the solution of the type of your Hair Loss Problem and you will feel a great experience.

Posted by Ash on 21/05/2013 at 09:14

Hello, I have used a product that I bought online. It worked fine and I can see results since last week. I can send the link, but I don't know if i can post it here..

Posted by Tamim on 26/02/2013 at 08:03

I got massive hair fall problem. Every time i wash hair. . . . .there is like 20 hair sticking to my palm. Each has follicle attached. . . . .its like they are falling from the root. . . . . :/

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Posted by Optional on 21/02/2013 at 12:14

It is helpfulI was looking for help based on my hair issue it turned out for a double result because actually found some good stuff for my fiance as well. Thanks

Posted by OptionalMythali on 18/02/2013 at 02:51

I did some straightening and now I am suffering, like dry hair hair fall and irate my hair idont know what to do

Posted by skull on 18/02/2013 at 10:26

Less hair at crown,how to get back the hair .

Posted by Optional on 16/02/2013 at 09:18

My hair refuses to grow,nd i av tired everything,but there is no good result,what do i do

Posted by Sarah on 15/02/2013 at 08:42

I'm 21years old and 31weeks pregnant with my 3 rd child and my hair has gone really thin and iv got a bald patch on the top of my head when I shower more hair falls out could anyone tell me why this is happening

Posted by Joan on 11/02/2013 at 04:40

My son is a natural with the rogaine and does it daily times 2 to all my thin spots. We;ve only been doing it for 5 weeks-maybe we;ll see growth in a month or so. Today was a bad hair loss day and its a miracle I have hair !

Posted by Erica on 05/02/2013 at 11:45

I'm 17 and I've been noticing that right above my forehead where my hair is I seem to be losing hair. I can tell that it looks like I'm losing hair there and going bald. I can see my scalf and I'm worried. My friends in school notice it to and so has my mom. It's embarrassing. I don't know what to do. And that's the only place that seems to be losing hair and it looks like I have a egg head. Please someone tell me what I can do to make that hair grow back. Please, I really need help,I don't want it to get worse. Thank you.

Posted by roy on 03/02/2013 at 12:05

im only 14 and my hair is so thin im a guy how can i make it stronger

Posted by Shivam on 29/01/2013 at 01:02

Too much dandruf and starting baldness from crown area and my hair are getting early dry after washing and is getting thining

Posted by rupal on 24/01/2013 at 07:52

hi.. i have been experiencing heavy hair fall these winters.. and one more information i would like to share is that i had gone through chemical straightening last month on 17th of december.. firstly my hairs shows ni signs of hair fall.. but suddenly on january 8th i.e after two to three weeks of straightening my hairs starts falling out .... and it falls more whenevr i washed my hairs.. plz help me out im worried, whether hairs are falling out due to chemical treatment or due to winter season??? and what can i do now to stop it??? and how can i regain my hairs back??

Posted by Oscar on 24/01/2013 at 03:09

Loosing a big chunk of hair on the crown ,can you help?

Posted by Optional on 23/01/2013 at 06:14

just started to have small bald spot on top of head.

Posted by kranti singh on 23/01/2013 at 12:54

very nice details will u kindly suggest reason for whitning of hair at early age and kindly give the solution for the same thank u

Posted by Jacob on 15/01/2013 at 10:16

Hey. I turned 18 in October 2012 and shortly after started noticing an increase in hair i find in the sink after i dry my hair (with a towel). When i'm in the shower and washing my hair I have noticed hair on my hands too after i wash it. I've been under a little bit of relationship stress lately and a fair amount of college stress but nothing too much. My Father has a full head of hair but my Mum's Dad did not. (Just trying to give you as much detail) I'm not unhealthy and do not smoke, drink excessively or any other things like this. I've noticed a slight recline in my hairline from when i was 15/16 in some photos. So i'm just wondering; Should i be worried? As one day it just started happening out of the blue? I'm only 18 so if i'm going bald i'm gunna be super depressed because I love my hair and apart from that there is not much else i'm confident in. I'm really worried and don't want the only thing I feel confident in taken away haha. Any help is appreciated, thank you. :)x

Posted by Nigamjain on 14/01/2013 at 10:46

I am not having hair at front my frients commenting as hole head please give me some solutios to grow hair at front please help me

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Posted by shahzaib on 05/01/2013 at 10:04

sir i am 18 year old ..but my hairs always falls in the morning when i shampooing or coumbed ..50 to 100 hairs always fall. i am eating alsoo healthy food no stress .. but whyy they are falling.. i am stressfull for myy hairs.. plzz givee me some solutin to stop myy hair fall thanksss...

Posted by Optional on 03/01/2013 at 12:23

Thank you for putting up this site it helphelped me a lot with my hair loss

Posted by Optional on 02/01/2013 at 01:23

Hi,i am suffering from hair loss,so i decided to shave my head at once when my hair grew back a bit,they were not falling only 4-6 hairs per day but because of my hair loss my top area(mid scalp)and front had less hair as compared to back of my scalp or my left or right regions of the scalp ,my dermetologist gave me medicines for bacterial and fungal infections and burn ...please help me it will be mid scalp and front scalp area is shiny too ..please suggest..

Posted by Anirban saha on 28/12/2012 at 03:38

I alsow facing same problem hairfall and danruff..and i cant wash my hair every day bt which day i wash it i saw that many hair come into my towel..what should am i do??

Posted by Lulu on 27/12/2012 at 04:22

[Reposted without email address]: Scaredchick don't be scared go to your GP /Doctor it sounds like thyroid problem, medication will put it right. Let me know how you get on...

Posted by MOHSIN on 26/12/2012 at 03:38

I am having a problem of dandruff in hair, so i suffer from hair fall please recommend some medicine it will be ur most kindness.

Posted by Optional on 23/12/2012 at 02:20

My hair has been troublesome to me since my teens. I started getting white hairs at 15-16 and by the time I was 22 I had to dye it regularly because about 1/3 was white. By 27 I was probably half white and at 29 I noticed I had a lot less hair than a few years previous. My hair is now very thin and brittle and it takes just a delicate pull to yank one out. I shed constantly and now at 35 all but the very front line of my hair by my face is white. My father started graying/thinning in his forties and my mother started grating in her mud-twenties. My sisters started in their mid-late twenties. My mom's hair didn't start to thin until her fifties. So I feel like even though it may be too late for me, maybe something is wrong causing my hair to have done what it has??

Posted by Optional on 22/12/2012 at 09:26

I loss my hair very much and have dandroff

Posted by Optional on 20/12/2012 at 09:19

I am 28 years old and am having extreme difficulties with my hair. I have diabetes and have had this for over 15 years and it is well in check. My hair basically falls out in ridiculous amounts and there is practically no roots at all. I have been to a hair specialist who did some blood tests which indicated that I was a little low in vitamin D, Iron and Iodine and have now been taking these supplements for approximately 3 months with no improvements. I had quite long hair and decided to cut it off quite short to see if maybe the weight of the hair was causing a problem... but this made no difference. I am not lying when I say I have an extremely healthy diet so I just dont know what the problem is. Is there anything you can suggest? Any kind of suggestion would be appreciated. Thanks

Posted by Optional on 20/12/2012 at 11:47

I want to have facial hair so much like my elder bro i cannot grow a beard on my face making me look like a baby face help me how to grow facial hair am becoming more curious day by day!

Posted by Christine on 18/12/2012 at 03:40

I've been using a straightner for a whole year, I didnt relize striaghting cud lose so much of you hair, I'm onlt twelve and when i look at my hair in the sun i could see like my scalp, and when i run my fingers through my hair, it feels so little :( please help.

Posted by scaredchick on 07/12/2012 at 03:21

im a 22 yr old female and iv lost almost all my hair its still long but almost all gone im scared to death. i cry all the time. i have bald spots and i kno people are.starting to really notice. its so embarrising. i started to notice probably 3 months ago that it was getting thinner but didnt really pay any mind and after it just kept getting thinner. i know i dont eat the way i should, but i didnt think it could literally do this. i went to the hospital & the doc told me its my horomones & nowim waiting on going to another doc. i dont know what to do i feel so ugly & im now scared to even go out w friends. i hate leaving my house, i dont know ifim dieing or what. im so scared i cant take it! i had such long pretty hair & now i cant even wear it up or anything! i jjust want my hair to grow back & wonder if im going to be completely.bald, my eyebrows even seem to be losing hairs same w my eyelashes but not bad like my head! does anyone know what i should do?? please help.

Posted by I"m Mehboob on 01/12/2012 at 09:24

I'm 24 years Old and I lost in front my both sides hair lost plz plz plz tell me How to grow again or How to recover them again

Posted by Optional on 30/11/2012 at 07:39

my hair is too oily and it is thinning day by day pplease suggest something...please

Posted by Optional on 08/11/2012 at 02:31

I am 18 yrs old and i lost front 2 sides hair why? Have any soloution of this?

Posted by RELAX on 06/11/2012 at 05:29

For all you men who have posted on this site wondering how you will find a woman with a balding head, I think you need to relax. A GOOD woman is going to worry more about how you treat her than how much hair you still have on your head. I dated a 28 year old who was completely bald and he was very attractive to me, know why, because his sweet personality showed thru. Look at it like this, worst case scenario you can shave your head. That is a style. But for a woman, losing hair rapidly is a little bit more problematic.

Posted by Youdontneedtoknowmyname on 02/11/2012 at 07:31

Im only seventeen.I used to hair thick hair last time but it seem to be thinner now. My hair dropped a lot..and i mean like. A LOT..but after i tried a few shampoos on hair loss, it doesnt drop much but still dropping.I have oily hair as well. So i tried this shampoo that the salon did help and lessens the oilyness but my hair gets oily again after a day.On top of that,i recently found out i have got dandruffs. It itches at first but tried this medical shampoo and it really stops the itchiness.couldnt recall the name for it,its in the bathroom so..) but if anyone wants to know bout it i'll be viewing this site again and i'll post it up. :)well tjt shampoo did help the dandruff.No huge flakes and stops the itch.but its annoying if i were to pat my head lightly,these tiny tiny flakes which looks like salt falls out.My hair do grow at least a centimetre a month,but it doesnt seem to be any thicker. I have tried using shampoos for hair loss like hairpro and etc but nothing seem to work.:( helppppp...

Posted by AnIndividual on 28/10/2012 at 11:04

Im only 14 and my hair is kinda receding like my dad. he lost his hair at uni and is now bald on top of his head. Help and suggestion please!!!

Posted by ben on 14/10/2012 at 11:07

im scared of going bold i feel like ending my life its that bad im 22 years old all my friends seem not to have the same problem as worried the bold look will never get me a women or atleast a women that is attractive

Posted by Optional on 26/08/2012 at 02:47

I am 58 male and have a full head of greying brown and thick hair. It also grows quite quickly. I am prowd of my hair but you might have something I do not. We all wish we had more of something, I just happen to have hair.

Posted by Laura on 12/08/2012 at 09:38

I found that an effective shampoo for hair growth was Pro Naturals Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo, it makes my hair very strong and shiny so it doesn’t fall out as easily as before. Worked for me! I’m starting to use it on my daughter too, her hair was starting to fall out but this seems to be working for her too :)

Posted by Rasel on 11/08/2012 at 10:12

I am a college techer by profession . My father is a bald headed man but my two brothers got nice hair . It is I who am suffering from hair fall problem . Five years ago I suffered from a disease on my scalp for which my doctor advised me to use a shampoo named politar liquid .next year when the disease attacked again another doctor treated with another shampoo named nizoral . Since then my hair is falling regularly. Now I am going to be bald headed . Specially middle portion of my head including front area is losing hair rapidly . I am worried about it as I am unmarried . What can I do ? Please suggest me .

Posted by Optional on 25/05/2012 at 10:16

I have been losing my hair for about a year now. For the past 25 years, I have been taking lithium. I am also 48 years old and perimenopausaul. I have seen my doctor and three dermatologists. I've had blood levels taken and everything is within a normal range. Can someone help?

Posted by Optional on 04/12/2011 at 06:14

Ihave bold spots all over my head and dont know what it is

Posted by lynn on 17/09/2011 at 07:15

my hair is growing white. gray hair....n iam 28yrs old iam so shy...what to do

Posted by ansar on 12/09/2011 at 10:44

my hair is very weak and falling hair every day and on my skull swelling and pain what are cure of this disease

Posted by Optional on 03/09/2011 at 06:03

I am facing continous hair loss problems for last 5 years now. Tried many brands who claim to have the perfect remedies but nothing seems to be working. If you have any suggestions then do fill me in .. Venkat from Chennai.

Posted by Frustrated female on 28/04/2011 at 05:47

I have been useing nioxin shampoo and scalp treatments for 2 yrs. St first the products seem to help, but it appears now I have no new growth at all. I would llike to get implants but it is expensive, it is even harder to camouflage thin spots. My hair thinning is on the top of my crown.

Posted by middle aged on 10/04/2011 at 06:05

I take certain vitamins which help with cell renewal and have stress reducing effects, i lost half my hair during a stressful job, i kept up the vitamins and exercise to counter act it, once i left the job, my hair grew back and i keep the supplement going to keep it that way. I think the supplements stopped it from going too far. I do my research thoroughly and try to get a good balance before buying anything, the old rule applies, not too much, not too little.

Posted by Optional on 08/03/2011 at 08:21

the hair on the front of my head is falling out

Posted by Optional on 20/02/2011 at 09:35

i have 3 bald patches in my head,and my scalp is really itchy.

Posted by Optional on 03/11/2010 at 09:56

i used H2O2, hydrogen peroxide to color my hair when i didnt know what it meant. it went greyish red. later it started to fall and never replaced by another. from then from my age of 12, till now, i have visible scalp, any idea to grow back. i guess it wont

Posted by Optional on 23/10/2010 at 10:18

after reading this it has put my mind to hair loss has become worse over the last couple of weeks but only really after shampooing but after reading this I know now that it is ok! THANKS

Posted by Optional on 20/10/2010 at 03:05

i have a receded hairline. my hairline was never perfect & I only noticed it starting to recede when I was 18 or so. I'm now 28 & it has receded further back (at 18 I thought for sure at 25 or so I would have been really bald, but it has suprisingly happened slower then expected). Anyway it depresses me alot. Seeing bald men makes me more depressed (I have to give it to them, they are alot braver then I am), I'm lost as what to do, if I was 38 or 48 (then I could deal with it, but still in my 20's). I'm sick of thinking about it & can't find any positives about going bald.

Posted by emma on 11/10/2010 at 01:11

i have found this site very helpful as i have tried many other sites and found them hard to understand, so thank you very much

Posted by Maria on 02/10/2010 at 04:12

I have recently stared noticing a lot of hair falling out while I'm brushing, washing or blow drying my hair. I'm a little bit concerned, because I die my hair almost every month

Posted by Optional on 29/08/2010 at 10:29

i am 19 yrs old i have had alot of stress and when i brush my hair it is falling out some in small cluncks and sometimes it is just 2 or 3 nw that most of the stress is taken of me i thought that my hair would stop falling out but it hasn't everytime i brush my hair my brush is covered and i am pulling the loss hair out what should i do i have been 2 the doctors and they just say it is stress but i no it isn't i have died my hair alot in the past but my hair has never fallen out as much has it does now is it because of how many times i have died my hair

Posted by Mitch Schmitt on 23/08/2010 at 11:48

Is there any truth that some chemicals in hair perm products can be absorbed into the skin and affecting medications including heart meds?

Posted by Joshua Song on 16/08/2010 at 12:17

ive been born with few hair. the doctors dont really know what the problem is. im not completely bald.. but my head is like many strands of hair. i dont know if theres a way to cure this or what but its been like this since my birth. since i am not completely bald people stare, and make funny comments. i have never seen anyone with the similar problem as me. So far, it seems like im the only one in america with this problem.

Posted by naschti on 12/08/2010 at 02:41

am aged 32,female,wear a wig! feel a lot of hair loss, that's why only wash my hair ONCE a week! don't brush or blow dry my hair anymore! could it be after childbirth, that the hair is falling out? (my baby is 14 month already!)is there a specific shampoo, vitamine or therapy for the hair?

Posted by Optional on 25/07/2010 at 03:59

my hair is rough and a bit curly is there any how i can soften them

Posted by Optional on 13/06/2010 at 06:15

My hair was falling out in masses, my friend recommended an asian herbal hair oil. Been using oil for 6 months and had fantastic results. Hair loss has reduced by 80%. Oil is a bit smelly but works wonders. Definately worth trying. can get it over the internet.

Posted by santanu chatterjee on 28/04/2010 at 03:43

Hair started reducing at the age of 25 years. 50% loss taken place at the age of 30 years.

Posted by Stargirltrini on 23/04/2010 at 06:56

my hair has been droping for almost two months now, at first I had long thick curl hair now my hair is really really thin, its like I could count the grains of hair on my head.....i am tryin eveything plz help

Posted by Optional on 29/03/2010 at 10:38


Posted by Optional on 10/03/2010 at 10:50

I was 19 when i noticed ALOT of hair faling out. Now I cant do any hairstyles because it shows my balding. Im scared, becuase im losing more and more hair. What can I use for this problem? ive been to a docter but she didnt give me much help..

Posted by Optional on 09/03/2010 at 03:35

My daughter is suffering from alopecia areata. She has lost a large amount of hair from the back of her head from the nape to about half way up. There is no hair at all and the rest of her hair is qute thin now. Being only 15 she is suffering greatly with this and it is causing her a great deal of stress, on top of her GCSE's which she is taking this summer. I have been unable to find any solution to this problem and we just have to hope her hair will come back by itself. What I would like to be able to do is put her in touch with other girls in the same position so they could at least talk to each other and give each other some support.

Posted by Optional on 02/03/2010 at 12:25

so this is basically saying, if your going bald you have a good chance of a heart attack. nice one. keep your opinons to yourself, embarrassing complete waste of time

Posted by :) on 20/02/2010 at 04:07

Hiii, when i split my hair into two straight down from the centre the scalp line is there and in the middle is a little, little circle. what can this be? thanks :)

Posted by Carla on 28/01/2010 at 06:18

I am 15 and have bauld patches on the top and back of my head , which left me with no hair line . I find this difficult to cope with at such a young age . Which left me with no self esteem . Micheal my mummy said it's just ur roots .

Posted by Tom on 17/12/2009 at 03:30

I've heard about a hypnotherapist who has helped women with alopecia grow their hair back successfully. I expect she can do it for men too, i don't know. I think her name was Sally Stubbs.

Posted by garry on 28/11/2009 at 02:23

I have thining hair in the front and on the top of my head.

Posted by michael on 18/10/2009 at 07:13

my hair comes out with white things on the end of it. wat is this. i am 17 years old


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We each have about 100 000 hairs on the scalp

It is normal to lose 50-100 hairs from the head each day

Each hair on the head grows for about 5 years before being shed

Eyebrow hairs grow for only 10 weeks

Scalp hair grows at a rate of about 1 cm (just under half an inch) a month

A survey has shown that about 7.9 million men and 1.6 million women in the UK have hair loss problems

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