Emotional Stress

Extreme emotional stress, like losing a loved one, can play a huge part in the shedding of hair especially in women.  Some women lose hair at an alarming rate when under these conditions.
 

VIDEO: Is There Such a Thing As Temporary Hair Loss?

Sometimes you lose your hair or shed hair for no reason or after pregnancy, general shock to your body such as surgery or a bad illness. Dr. Bernard Nusbaum talks about various causes for temporary hair loss and natural recovery.
 

Video: Hair Styles That Can Cause Hair Loss

Dr. Sharon Keene discusses how varing hair styles can be a contributing factor in hair thinning and hair loss.
Popular styles like hair extensions, tight pony tails or braids and dreadlocks all cause tension and trauma to the hair folicle.
 

Temporary Hair Loss

There are a number of medical conditions and factors that may cause temporary hair loss that are treatable without hair restoration surgery.
 

Temporary Hair Loss: It's Temporary But Can Be Worrisome

Hair loss due to normal anagen-catagen-telogen cycling activity is usually recognized as normal by the individual man or woman; it is the amount of lost hair he or she is accustomed to seeing. Substantially more than 100 hairs lost per day is unusual and may indicate an abnormal shift in cycling activity.
 

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