The most common cause of hair loss in men and women is genetic pattern hair loss, a hereditary condition that causes permanent hair loss. Aging also causes natural hair thinning. Medical conditions that can cause hair lo... More »

To prevent and reverse thinning hair, change the diet, stop stressing, limit chemical treatments and use clinical hair growth treatments, according to About.com. Thinning and balding hair is usually an issue that men dea... More »

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The most common treatment for thinning hair is a medication known as minoxidil, according to WebMD. The medication inhibits the thinning of hair and may also encourage the hair to re-grow at the top of the head. It may e... More »

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According to Mayo Clinic, the most common form of hair loss is pattern baldness, a hereditary condition affecting both men and women. The second most common form of hair loss, according to WebMD, is telogen effluvium, wh... More »

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The most common cause of hair loss is called male-pattern baldness or female-pattern baldness, which is a hereditary condition, states Mayo Clinic. Hair loss can also be caused by medications, hormonal factors and medica... More »

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Lichen planus hair loss, or lichen planopilaris, is a progressive inflammatory condition that causes permanent patchy hair loss, according to DermNet. The most common type is known as follicular lichen planus, and it gen... More »

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According to WebMD, androgenic alopecia, or female pattern hair loss, is a common cause of hair loss in women, affecting nearly 50 percent of all women at some point. Other causes of hair loss in women include pregnancy,... More »

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