Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Hair loss in women

Could your hair loss be telling you something? Are there more underling factors than just genetics and what is a normal amount of hair to lose in one day for a woman? Dr. Ryan Welter, Board Certified Hair Restoration Surgeon in North Attleboro, MA, has provided the helpful information below on hair loss for women below.

1.       According to the American Academy of Dermatology most people lose anywhere from 50-100 strands of hair each day.
2.       Men and Women's hair thin differently. Men typically have a receding hair line from their forehead while women's hair thins from the top third of their head.
3.       Underlining health issues include thyroid, PCOS or autoimmune disease.
4.       Hereditary hair loss affects 30 million American women according to the American Academy of Dermatology.


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