Health Tip: Losing Your Hair?

By on December 8, 2014

Health Tip: Losing Your Hair?

Shedding hair can be a genetic trait, but it can also be a sign of physical or mental distress.

The American Academy of Dermatology mentions these potential reasons for hair shedding:

  • Losing at least 20 pounds quickly.
  • Having recently given birth.
  • Suffering a great deal of emotional stress, such as from a family problem or loss of a job.
  • Having a high fever or a serious illness, or having recently had an operation.
  • Having recently stopped taking birth control pills.

Source: HealthDay

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