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What are the Underlying Medical Conditions that can Cause Hair Loss?

Hair Loss Underlying Conditions

The top 6 medical conditions that can cause hair loss are:

  • Cancer - treated with a chemotherapy agent based on the location of a tumor.
  • Obstetric and gynecological conditions that can cause post-partum and post-menopausal states.
  • Anemia - deficiency of iron.
  • Thyroid disease.
  • Connective tissue diseases, such as Lupus.
  • Poor nutrition, such as the result of crash diets, often results in a deficiency of protein, calcium, essential fatty acid, and zinc.

Updated on 15 Dec 2023