What Is Hair Loss?
Hair loss is a common condition that causes sudden hair shedding, loss of volume, increased scalp visibility, and even premature balding in men and women as young as in their 20s. The medical term for hair loss is alopecia. Hair loss can occur due to hereditary reasons, hormonal factors, lifestyle habits, stress, illness, nutritional deficiencies, drug side effects, scalp infections, auto-immune disorders, frequent chemical treatment and allergic reactions to hair care products, to name a few common triggers. The key to treating hair loss is early diagnosis followed by a suitable treatment plan created by a qualified doctor.