While there are people who are genetically predisposed to lose their hair, for many others hair loss
is caused by constant hair damage due to poor grooming. Shampooing too much, coloring, brushing and other habits can contribute to hair thinning and its breakage.
Women, who face the problem of hair loss, may need to switch to another form of contraception or type of birth control pills
, as new study reveals a link between the Pill use and hair loss.
Men, who start losing their hair earlier, are less likely to develop prostate cancer, a new study suggests.
Scientists at the University of Washington School of Medicine
examined 2,000 men aged between 40 to 47, half of whom were diagnosed with prostate cancer
August is named a national hair loss awareness month and millions of men and women, who suffer from hair loss, are particularly aware of this problem. Hair loss
is equally common among men and women of all ages.
Currently, one of the most effective hair loss treatments was minoxidil
that was used to stimulate hair growth in men and women who faced the hair thinning and hair loss problem.
The recent survey of men and women with hair loss
problems revealed that the majority of treatments that promise to stop hair loss are not effective.
According to the survey of around 8,000 people
conducted by Consumer Reports
magazine, almost 40 percent of women and 27 percent of men reported about using various types of hair loss treatments.