2 TYPES OF HAIR LOSS
Causes and characteristics
Abundant hair thinning is considered abnormal. It is the manifestation of a disorder of the hair life cycle. This is called alopecia. Whether the alopecia is chronical or temporary, it is characterized by a lack of density, for both men and women.
CHRONIC HAIR LOSS
Affecting mainly men, 50% in their 50s are concerned by this androgenetic alopecia which is characterized by fragility of the hair follicle sensitive to steroid hormones. This hair loss affects the vertex and temples. Women, who are concerned, see their hair mass reduced over a defined area at the top of the skull.
REACTIONNAL HAIR LOSS
Women mostly suffer from reactional alopecia. This type of hair loss is in response to external causes. In most cases it is a reaction to stress, extreme fatigue, hormonal changes due to pregnancy, menopause etc ... These factors cause severe hair thinning.