A primary contributing factor is genetic predisposition of hormonal balances or imbalances. All of these factors can be inherited.
Stress causes poor vitamins and nutrients to the hair follicle. This produces increased levels of testosterone, which converts to DHT.
Taking certain medications can contribute to hair loss. Some of these medications include:
This is an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss in men, women, and children of any age. The onset of hair loss is often sudden, random, and frequently recurrent.
There are four types of alopecia: