Ask the Experts: The Real Reason Your Hair Is Falling Out
It's no secret that sistas love rocking every hairstyle under the sun. But while our ever-changing tresses allow us to rock versatile 'dos, weaves, chemical processing and too-tight hairstyles are also causing premature hair loss at alarming rates. We sat down with Dr. Kari Williams, an expert in the study of hair and scalp disorders, to discover key causes of hair loss and breakage.
“Thinning in the crown of your head will occur when you get into the menopause stage,” says Dr. Williams. “I recommend seeing a dermatologist. You can’t stop age-induced hair loss, but you can slow it down with minoxidil treatments which have been shown to help stimulate growth in the scalp.”