Dr Jagdish M jyoti - Cosmetic Surgeon,Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India.

Causes of Hair loss

  • Androgenetic alopecia (male and female pattern baldness) the commonest cause of hairloss.
  • Systemic Medical Problems( Hypothyroidism, High Fever, Pregnancy, Diabetes Mellitus)
  • Drugs(anti-cancer agents)
  • Alopecia Areata: (Patchy hair loss due to immune system disorder)
  • Telogen Efflueum: (Diffuse loss of long hairs with roots)
  • Diet: ( Multi-Vitamin deficiency).
  • Mechanical damage: (Tight hair style, hot combs, hair dryers)