Hairfall or Hair loss, also known as alopecia or baldness, refers to a loss of hair from part of the head or body. The severity of hair loss can vary from a small area around head to the entire body. Hair fall in some people causes psychological distress. Everybody loses some hair every day. Research has shown that a person can lose up to 100 hairs per day. But losing more hair can cause bald spots to appear on a man’s head. In case of a woman, there is thinning of the hair on the top of her head.
However Hair fall is not a fatal condition but it can become seriously affect one’s self-confidence by drastically changing for the worse how he/she looks. This condition occurs generally as a result of hormonal changes, heredity, medical conditions or as a side-effect of some medications. Hair loss due to hereditary reasons is the most common cause of hair fall.