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Identifying the Cause of Your Hair Loss

Which of the following common hair loss causes are affecting you?

Which of the following common hair loss causes are affecting you?

Hair loss affects millions of people of different gender, age, and health. It varies in severity, ranging from slight thinning to complete baldness. If you’re one of the many Americans experiencing hair loss, it’s important to determine the source of the problem. Which of the following common hair loss causes are affecting you?


Next month is Menopause Awareness Month, which makes it a perfect time to address one of the most common biological occurrences. A woman’s hormones can decline dramatically during menopause, leading to a variety of issues such as depression, hot flashes, and hair loss. When female hormones fall, male hormones can increase, causing the hair follicles to fall out. This can happen immediately or slowly over time.

Female Pattern Baldness

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, female pattern baldness in the leading cause of hair loss in women. While it’s most common in women in their 50s, it can occur as early as puberty. Women with female pattern baldness experience the following: thinning ponytail, thinning fringe, overall thinning hair.

Nutritional Issues

You are what you eat (or rather, don’t eat). If your daily nutritional intake doesn’t include the necessary nutrients, you could experience numerous health issues. Factors that contribute to loss of hair include crash dieting, bulimia, anorexia, and lack of protein.


Overstyling is one of the most overlooked causes of female hair loss. This form of hair loss is also referred to as traction alopecia when the hair falls out because it’s under too much strain. In order to avoid hair loss due to overstyling, avoid brushing/ styling your hair when it’s wet. Allow your hair to dry naturally, and avoid tugging excessively at your hair.  


Bonnie Grauer, the owner of Wigs and Hair Solutions, has been a breast cancer survivor for 11 years and is invigorated by helping cancer patients and hair loss sufferers feel confident through her wig services. She has also previously owned Symmetry Hair Studio, where she acquired 25 years of experience in wigs and hair loss solutions.

At Wigs and Hair Solutions, we help our clients with their hair loss. We specialize in human hair wigs, partial pieces, and toppers to cover any level of hair loss. Whether your hair loss is only temporary or a permanent occurrence, or is medically-related, Bonnie will be able to create the look you want with a high-quality wig, topper, or partial piece.

To schedule a private initial consultation with Wigs and Hair Solutions in Columbia, call us today at 410-720-8588. You can visit us online or send us an email at with any questions or concerns.


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