The human head roughly has around 100,000 hair strands at a time, each growing in different stages of the hair cycle. Losing up to 100 hairs per day is normal. but more than that means there is an underlying problem. Some of the most common causes of hair loss are nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, scalp diseases, alopecia areata, stress, systemic illness, genetic disorders and salon hair treatments.
After a thorough history and examination, the doctor will run a few lab tests. Depending on the results, a personalized treatment regime will be recommended which include one or more of the following: