Ask an Expert: Why Is My Hair Suddenly Falling Out?
Whatever your age, losing your hair can be a traumatic experience. We asked medical experts to explain some of the major reasons why it happens.
17 February 2020
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We wash it, condition it, mousse, wax and style it – so it’s safe to say we get pretty attached to our hair
It’s no surprise, then, that clogging your shower’s plughole in the morning can be more than just an inconvenience – it’s also pretty worrying to see yourself shedding your luscious locks.
We lose hair all the time – around 100 strands on a daily basis – but if you’ve noticed yours falling out at an unusually high rate, don’t panic. Hair loss affects around three-quarters of men and a quarter of women at some point in their life, but losing hair doesn’t mean you’re going bald.
In fact, there are a number of factors that can bring about hair loss, from the vitamins you’re skipping to the hours you’re working. So what’s the best way to halt hair loss in its tracks? We asked the experts to weigh in.