Hair loss is an extremely common condition for both men and women. It is also one that can affect many aspects of your life. Thinning hair or bald spots can impact your social and emotional well-being as well as negatively influence your professional career. An inadequate amount of hair can damage your self-confidence and make you look older than you really are.
Common Hair Loss Causes
The most common cause of hair loss in men and women is androgenetic alopecia (AGA). Heredity, hormones and age all contribute to this condition. In AGA, the hair follicle shrinks and causes the hair to grow thinner and shorter until there is a complete failure of new hair growth. Because the front, crown and top of a man's scalp are the areas most sensitive to the hormones that cause follicle shrinkage, it is not surprising that male pattern baldness (MPB) accounts for up to 95% of hair loss in men.
Hair loss can be either temporary or permanent. Diagnosing your adult hair loss can be challenging, as the common causes include a broad spectrum of factors including:
- Hormonal Changes
- Medications or Chemotherapy
- Trauma or burns
- Diet, low iron or protein
At The Maryland Hair Center, we can help you determine your specific hair loss trigger so that the most effective treatment can be provided.
We understand that a large majority of the factors that influence hair loss are out of your control, but you can trust Dr. Cappuccino to deliver the best permanent hair restoration solutions regardless of your cause.
Our state-of-the-art office in Mt. Airy offers revolutionary hair transplant technology, such as NeoGraft, to help patients regain a confident and full head of hair using the least invasive procedure on the market.
Call The Maryland Hair Center today to let Dr. Cappuccino diagnose your hair loss condition and recommend the most successful hair transplant method.