Facts About Hair Loss

How many people actually suffer from hair loss?

Hair loss is a condition that effects approximately 60% of women and 85% of men at some time in their lives.

How much hair should I have on my head?

We are born with all of our hair follicles; none are produced after birth. That said, the average person has approximately 80,000 – 150,000 hairs on his or her head, depending on hair type and natural hair color.

What is considered normal hair loss?

The average number of hairs that most people should expect to lose each day is between 40 – 120 hairs. The discrepancy is due to differences in the amount of hair people have on their heads, as well as both hair type and hair growth cycle.

Is all hair loss permanent?

No! It is important to realize that there are many different types and causes of hair loss, not all of which are permanent.