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.
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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.
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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.
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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.