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Surprising Reasons For Hair Loss In Men!

Are you a man who is experiencing a lot of hair fall lately? If yes, then there are a few surprising reasons for your hair fall that you must be aware of.

Imagine you start losing a lot of hair, in your 20s or 30s, it can add 10 years to your age, making you look much older that you actually are!

Not to mention the fact that baldness can be a huge blow to your confidence, you have bald patches on your head, even the trendiest outfits can fail to make you look youthful and charming!

Baldness is also a natural phenomenon that is seen more in men compared to women.

However, this condition will usually set in only during the late 30s or early 40s.

So, if you are experiencing extreme hair loss during a younger age, there could be other reasons.

Normally, a poor diet, exposure to pollution, UV rays, etc can induce certain amount of hair fall.

Here are a few other surprising reasons why you could be experiencing hair loss, have a look.

1. Trichotillomania

This is a condition in which a person pulls or plucks out his hair, in a particular area, causing baldness just in that part. Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder, or a form of OCD, which needs the attention of therapist.

2. Vigorous Combing

Reasons for hair loss in men can be vigorous combing of hair, which many men tend to do, as a result their follicles may get damaged leading to hair loss and baldness.

3. Man Buns

Yes! This new hair trend in men, can actually lead to hair fall and receding hair, as they pull back their hair tightly into a bun for long hours, thus damaging the follicles.

4. Stress

Another common reason for hair fall in men can be because of extreme stress. So, it is better to try and eliminate pressure and stress and practice habits that can calm your nerves.

5. Washing Hair With Soap

Many a times, men tend to use their bathing soaps to wash their hair too, as they feel that shampoo is not required, however, soap can be harsh on the hair and can lead to hair fall.

6. Steroids

Yet another cause for hair fall can be the intake of steroids, which is seen in men who are into bodybuilding. One of the side-effects of steroids is hair loss.

7. Hygiene Issues

Normally, many men tend to forget that a hygienic hair care routine is important for healthy hair. So, not washing your hair for too long, etc, can actually lead to hair loss.

8. Helmets

Another reason for hair loss in men can be wearing helmets often without a cloth or scarf underneath, because the sweat produced can cause infections and hair fall.

9. Male Pattern Baldness

This is a condition seen in most men, which can set in during the early 30s and can cause rapid hair loss.

10. Styling Products

Certain styling products may have harmful chemicals that can cause hair fall.

11. Extreme Workout

Extreme workouts can raise the level of testosterone, causing hair loss in men.

12. Smoking

Smoking is a vice that can lead to hair fall and other serious disorders in both men and women.

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Story first published: Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 9:00 [IST]
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