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What causes hair to shed?

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Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Stress is number one

Normal hair loss is about 100 hair/day .
.. Stress, lack of adequate nutritional support, anemia, thyroid issues, dandruff are some additional common causes.

In brief: Stress is number one

Normal hair loss is about 100 hair/day .
.. Stress, lack of adequate nutritional support, anemia, thyroid issues, dandruff are some additional common causes.
Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
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Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hair shedding

Hair can shed for a number of reasons, such as iron deficiency, thyroid problems, medications, post-pregnancy, hormonal changes, severe stress, restrictive diets, an autoimmune condition called alopecia areata and a number of other reasons.
Some people have seasonal shedding, which happens the same time each year and lasts a few weeks, then goes back to normal.

In brief: Hair shedding

Hair can shed for a number of reasons, such as iron deficiency, thyroid problems, medications, post-pregnancy, hormonal changes, severe stress, restrictive diets, an autoimmune condition called alopecia areata and a number of other reasons.
Some people have seasonal shedding, which happens the same time each year and lasts a few weeks, then goes back to normal.
Dr. Emily Altman
Dr. Emily Altman
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Goes thru cycle

Hair goes thru a cycle of anagen or growth and then telogen or death.
90% of hair on scalp is growing and 10% is dying.

In brief: Goes thru cycle

Hair goes thru a cycle of anagen or growth and then telogen or death.
90% of hair on scalp is growing and 10% is dying.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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