Hair Loss Statistics4 in 7 men have the “baldness gene”. 40 million men in the United States experience the hereditary condition of male-pattern baldness. 40% of men have noticeable hair loss by age 35 and 60% of men experience hair loss by age 60.
1 in 4 women will suffer thinning hair in their lives. 25 million women in the United States experience hair loss. 4 out of 10 women suffer from hair loss during menopause, with 50% of the woman experiencing hair loss by 65.
Causes of Hair LossThe most common cause of hair loss is a hereditary condition call male or female-pattern baldness. This type of hair loss occurs gradually over time as the patient ages. Hereditary hair loss causes a receding hairline and bald patches in men, while for women it causes a thinning all over the scalp. Other health factors that can lead to permanent hair loss include hormonal changes, medical conditions, and extreme stress. These can cause patchiness, bald spots, and overall thinning. When developing a hair restoration strategy, we evaluate the unique cause of your hair loss.
Signs of hair loss
- Thinning hair
- A horseshoe shaped pattern on the top of the scalp
- Receding hairline
- Excessive hair shedding
- Patches of broken hair