Hair Loss - Symptoms
Hair loss can occur as thinning, in which you may not notice hair falling out, or as shedding, in which clumps of hair fall out.
Hair Loss - What Increases Your Risk
Learn about factors that increase the risk of hair loss.
Hair Loss - Surgery
Surgery to cover bald areas of the scalp may be used to treat hair loss. If successful, surgery may be a permanent treatment for hair loss.
Hair Loss - Cause
Excessive hair loss (more than 100 hairs a day) can be caused by inherited factors, disease, stress, medications, injury, aging, or hair care.
Hair Loss - Topic Overview
Is hair loss normal? Get the facts.
Hair Loss - What Happens
What happens in hair loss depends on its cause -- whether it is inherited or not.
Hair Loss - Treatment Overview
Some people choose to treat hair loss with medications or surgery, such as hair transplantation. Others choose to wear hairpieces (wigs or toupees) or use different methods of hair styling (dyeing or combing). The approach you use depends on the cause of
Hair Loss - Exams and Tests
Your health professional will ask you questions about your hair loss and what's causing it.
Hair Loss - Other Treatment
Learn about treatments for hair loss, including hairpieces or weaves.
Hair Loss - Home Treatment
Home treatment for hair loss includes hair care and hairstyling techniques that may help you cover thinning or bald spots on the scalp. This may be easier for women.