Hair Loss Facts

Hair Loss Facts

The Facts about hair loss and thinning:

  • Almost 70% of all women experience thinning hair or hair loss at some stage in their life.
  • More than 50% of men above the age of 50 suffer from hair loss.
  • That’s over 12.5 million Australians worried about their hair!

 

What are the causes of hair loss?

  • Nutritional deficiencies and poor diet can slow hair growth.
  • Hormonal imbalances such as post pregnancy or during menopause can lead to thinning hair.
  • Stress - Overwhelming emotional/physiological shock and unremitting high stress levels are the most common causes of hair loss.
  • Medications that can cause hair loss include blood thinners, high blood pressure or heart problems, birth control pills and antidepressants.
  • Hairdressing, over processing/colouring and hair extensions can lead to breakage and thinning hair.