Thinning hair: The signs to look for

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Hair loss is a very common and most men and women will experience it at one stage throughout their life. Hair loss can happen for a number of different reasons, and in some cases, it’s completely normal and is nothing to worry about.

It is normal to lose hair every day, however, in some cases, hair loss can be more severe and you could need to consider hair restoration treatments. We’re telling you what signs you need to look out for if you think your hair might be excessively thinning.

Your hair comes away in clumps

As mentioned above, we’re all prone to losing hair and naturally you’ll notice this when you brush your hair or when you’re washing your hair. For some, you might notice you’re losing more than your normal level of daily hair, if you run your fingers through your hair and it comes away with clumps of hair, or you find clumps of hair when washing your hair, it could mean your hair is thinning.

Look for bald patches

If you feel like you are experiencing excessive hair loss, or that in the last few months your hair fall has been more than natural one sign to look for is thinning or balding areas on the scalp.

Does your hair seem lighter?

For those with thicker hair, you’ll know that you can feel the weight of your hair when you’re styling it. One give away for thinning hair is how you might notice the weight of your hair changing, it might seem lighter than normal – this could be due to your hair thinning.

Styling problems

When it comes to styling your hair each day you might be able to tell if your hair is thinning. An example of this is, if you often wear your hair tied up you’ll notice that your hair might feel thinner than normal, and you’ll more than likely have to take more turns of your hair tie to secure your hair.

Visible scalp

Commonly, women tend to lose hair from the top of their heads near the parting, unlike men who usually start to lose hair from the front initially. A good sign to look out for is if you notice your parting changing, widening, and the scalp becoming more visible than normal it could be due to thinning hair.

If you would like more information on our hair restoration treatments contact us today for a no obligation consultation.

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