The medical term for hair loss is alopecia and depending on the location and severity of your hair loss, your doctor will further refine the diagnosis. It is considered normal to lose some hair on a daily basis, and as per the Mayo Clinic's definition, 50 to 100 strands per day is nothing to worry about. However, hair loss becomes a problem and should be discussed with your doctor, if you are unable to replace the lost hair at a steady rate or excessive hair loss begins suddenly.
Patients with excessive hair loss often complain of one or more of the following symptoms:
If you have been experiencing any of these symptoms, here are 10 common reasons that can either be an underlying cause or a contributing factor to your hair loss:
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