They say that a woman’s hair is her crowning glory. Even so, all women have those days when we wish we could cover every unwieldy strand!
Medical Definition of Hair loss. Hair loss: Hair loss is the thinning of hair on the scalp. ... The most common form of hair loss occurs gradually and is referred to as "androgenetic alopecia," meaning that a combination of hormones (androgens are male hormones) and heredity (genetics) is needed to develop the condition.
There are several causes of hair loss but by far the most significant cause is a hormone called ‘dihydrotestosterone’, or ‘DHT’ for short. There are also several other causes of hair loss, including poor blood circulation in the scalp, stress, iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, ‘demodox mites’, other scalp conditions and even certain food allergies.