15 Reasons You Could Lose Your Hair Early

Only men lose their hair, right? Wrong! See if you're at risk (16 Photos)

Cynthia Ramnarace on Feb 28, 2011 at 12:29AM

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15 Reasons You Could Lose Your Hair Early

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Pregnancy

“When you’re pregnant, instead of shedding hair on a normal basis, you actually retain more hair,” says Mizuguchi. This is because estrogen surges during pregnancy and then drops after delivery. “So a couple months after you deliver your baby you start losing a lot of hair.” While it might be startling to see so much hair on your brush, don't worry. It usually doesn’t result in any permanent hair loss.

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