Does Low Testosterone Cause Hair Loss in Men and Women?
Last updated January 14, 2015
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As written before, it’s common to lose hair for about 100 hairs a day. But if you have a family history of particular hair loss condition, androgenic alopecia for example, any sign of hair loss should be concerned as well.
Androgenic alopecia is a common hair loss affecting both men and women. Below is the picture (credit to Health Wise) for the condition:
Other common causes of hair loss are as follows:
- Hyperthyroidism & hypothyroidism (they are a kind of thyroid disease).
- Age! Your risk of hair loss increase as you age. This is also often associated with low testosterone.
- Side effects of certain medications (such as chemotherapy).
- Uncontrolled stress!
- Bad diet, particularly if you have lack of iron and protein.
- Bad hair care practices , such as tight ponytails /braids, combing wet hair, etc.
** Consult more with a doctor to find more advice!