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Everyone loses between 50 and 100 hairs per day. The average life span of an individual hair is 3 to 7 years. Ninety percent of the hairs on your head are actively growing; the other 10 percent are resting. The resting stage lasts between 2 and 6 months, after which the hairs fall out.

The hair loss community is a place for reading the latest happenings and news on hair loss from around the blogosphere and beyond. It is also a place to share your own hair loss story or opinion on a service or product. Our goal is to unite hair loss sufferers so that we can provide support, and seek out helpful information from one another.

Whether you decide to combat hair loss or not is your choice. This hair loss forum will support you all the way. We are here for all those who want to discuss hair loss whether fighting it or not.


Here are some suggestions of what can be discussed, but not just:


  • Psychological effects of losing ones hair
  • Medications or solutions that worked for you
  • Causes of Hair Loss, Symptoms & Signs
  • Gradual hair thinning or loss
  • Self-care against hair loss
  • Hair loss & major illness
  • Hair loss & childbirth
  • Hair loss & Medications
  • Pain, soreness or tenderness
  • Scabs, scales, or pus on scalp
  • Sudden occurrence of bald spots
  • Loss of eyebrows or eyelashes
  • Loss of hair on other body areas
  • Anything else you'd like to share 

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