Hair is a major factor in an individual’s appearance, and the emotional impact of hair loss results in changes in self-esteem and confidence. 50 per cent of men is affected by genetic hair loss by the age of 50. In women, the major cause of hair loss before the age of 50 is nutritional, with 30 per cent affected.
Factors that inhibit hair growth include:
Polycystic ovary syndrome
Skin conditions (such as psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis)
Dramatic weight loss