It is normal to lose 50 to 100 hairs a day. If you are losing more hair, you might be experiencing hair loss. Excessive hair loss, or alopecia, happens when your cycle of hair growth and shedding is disrupted or your hair follicle is destroyed and replaced with scar tissue. Hair loss can affect your scalp or entire body. You can lose hair due to heredity, hormonal changes, medical conditions, or medications. Men, women, and children all can experience hair loss.  By taking medications and making lifestyle changes, however, it is possible to counteract hair loss.
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