Question by  kherasakshi (124)

What is the cause of thinning hair?

Is it always hereditary?


Answer by  NGoodson (3395)

Thinning hair occurs for a number of reasons. Sometimes it's hereditary, but other times it's health or stress related. No matter what, thinning hair is usually beyond the individual's control.


Answer by  jag (278)

It's not always hereditary but sometimes it is. It can also be hormones, stress and many other things. If it has become rapid think about what may have changed.


Answer by  dpink (111)

Thinning hair is not always hereditary sometimes it is caused by extra stress, extreme recent weight loss or a health condition. If your hair is thinning suddenly and in large chunks talk to your doctor about possible causes and treatments.


Answer by  summerdae (408)

No! It is not always hereditary. Often times woman, use the wrong kinds of brushes all their lives.Men, using hats allot causes thinning as well. Hair products like Dye, Gel, etc. do not help either.


Answer by  medhits (160)

Sometimes it is hereditary, but also take a look at your diet. If your body is lacking any nutrients, or you don't get enough, take vitamins.

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