"Am I just losing some extra hair, or am I actually going bald?" This question can keep you awake at night and can cause stress and anxiety. Everyone hopes that their hair loss is caused by something other than genetics. For causes other than genetics, there is a good chance that the loss is temporary and in many cases, reversible. For the genetic cases, the most important point is to take action early. By addressing hair loss at an early stage, you can preserve what you have and you may never have to go bald.
So, what’s the difference between hair loss and shedding? We explain the symptoms and signs to look out for.