Main Causes of Baldness and Thinning Hair on The Sides and Scalp

Hairs are the precious gift and great blessing of Allah and everyone wants to get black, strong and silky hairs even ion old age too but with the passage of time and growing age we start to lose our hairs. According to the American Academy of Dermatology most people including males and females lose 50-100 hairs daily and it is normal but if the average increases from the ratio then there may be many causes of losing and thinning hairs. It can cause by stress, medicines, injury and it could be inherited.

In this article we will talk about men’s hair fall and baldness because with growing age mostly men lose hair from the crown of the head and some are deprived from hairs of both sides.


The tendency of hair loss can be inherited by genes or parents and this is called male pattern hair loss and in medical terminology it is called androgenetic alopecia. Hair grows from the follicles and androgen and testosterone hormones causes hair follicles to shrink and shrink follicles produce thinner hairs in this disease your genes trigger these hormones.

Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disease and another cause of thinning hairs and in this disease your immune system stars attacking to hair follicles those results from thinning to bald spots and sometimes complete baldness. According to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation 4.7 people with this disease suffer alone in the United States.

Cicatricial Alopecia

Cicatricial Alopecia is also known as scarring (means hair will not grow back)may be a reason of thinning hairs and in this hair follicles are scarred by inflammation due to skin conditions including lupus, planus and lichen and in this condition stem cells are destroyed by inflammation.

Telogen Effluvium

This is a common type of alopecia and this may be caused by emotional stress, short term and long term illness, crash diet or due to some medications and in this there is a wide spread of thinning hairs rather than specific bald patches.

Anagen Effluvium

Is another disease in which wide spread hair loss can affect your scalp and this may be caused by chemotherapy and radio therapy a cancer treatment and it occurs after a few weeks of treatment.
We have described some of diseases that cause the hair loss or thinning hair and some common reasons of thinning hair are stress, hormones, imbalance diet etc so if you are facing this problem just find out the cause and then go for treatment.

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