It’s normal to lose hair every day – between 50 and 100 strands fall out every 24 hours. As for when you wash? Expect to lose up to 250 strands. (Although don’t stop washing to prevent hair loss – the hair will fall out anyway!)
Its likely you’ll know when your hair loss is abnormal. Maybe you’re finding a lot of strands left on your pillow or in your sleep cap. Maybe more than usual is coming out when you comb. Or maybe you can see your hair loss when you look in the mirror.
Whatever the case is, thinning hair can be very alarming, for a number of reasons. You might worry if you have an underlying illness. Will you become completely bald? Don’t worry. Read through this article, and we’ll guide you through what you need to do next.