Hair loss can be influenced by genetic factors, with patterns such as male or female pattern baldness being inherited.
Hormonal imbalances, such as those that occur during pregnancy, menopause, or thyroid disorders, can contribute to hair loss.
As we age, our hair follicles may become less active, leading to thinning and hair loss.
High levels of stress can disrupt the hair growth cycle, causing excessive shedding and hair loss.
Inadequate intake of essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals, and proteins can weaken hair follicles and result in hair loss.
Habitual pulling or tugging of the hair, such as with tight ponytails or extensions, can cause traction alopecia, a type of hair loss.
Certain medical conditions, such as alopecia areata, scalp infections, and autoimmune disorders, can cause hair loss.
Excessive heat styling, tight hairstyles, and chemical treatments can damage hair follicles and lead to hair breakage and loss.
Exposure to pollutants, harsh chemicals, and ultraviolet (UV) radiation can weaken the hair and contribute to hair loss.
Some medications, including those used for cancer, arthritis, and high blood pressure, as well as treatments like chemotherapy, can lead to hair loss as a side effect.