Reasons Why People Go Bald

It is very common for men to encounter hair loss. In fact, there are studies that show that beginning at the age of 30s most men will encounter some hair loss. And by the age of their 60s, most men are on their way to being bald. To understand why this happens, we should know what are the different causes why men and some women experience hair loss.

Basically, the falling out of the hairs is very normal as it happens in our daily lives though we may not notice it. Approximately 100 hair strands fall out of our scalp daily – but that is considered an extremely low ratio when compared to the number of hairs in our head. In addition to that, there is also a continuous hair growth that happens in our head which is the other reason why we don’t usually notice hair loss when it first begins. However, when there are other factors that affects the cycle of hair growth and falling, then baldness may occur.

What are those factors? Well, the most common factor of being bald is really genetics. It can be said that it is in your blood to be bald since either from your mother’s side or from your father’s side, there has been a history of being bald already and that can pass along to you through genetics. This genetic condition is called androgenetic alopecia or more commonly known as male pattern baldness.

Another factor that can cause baldness is called telogen effluvium. Telogen is the hair growth cycles’ resting place and telogen effluvium happens, as the name implies, when there is a shock in the system that cause for the roots of the hair to be pushed out prematurely into the resting stage. The shock being discussed here can be due to a serious illness, infection, surgery, thyroid diseases, medications for gout, chemotherapy, lack of protein, too much vitamin A or low levels of blood iron. Although telogen effluvium may upset you, but in due time, the hair loss will stop and your problem will be solved.

There is also this rare case when the hair loss is due to autoimmune disorder in which the antibodies attack the hair follicles. This condition is called alopecia areata. In this condition, you may be healthy but you will find some round patches in your scalp without hair. Though for most of the time, the hair grows back, there are also cases where there is total hair loss.

Lastly, there is the cicatricial alopecia, which is also a rare disorder that may constitute hair loss. However, the cause of this disorder is unknown. The hair loss that is involved in cicatricial alopecia is due to the inflammation around the hair follicle. The person that has been affected by cicatricial alopecia may feel itching on the scalp or pain and have scarring or total hair loss in that area.

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