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.
“Anytime the body is not in balance, the hair growth cycle can be affected,” says Dr. Williams. If you haven’t been sleeping well or are under a lot of stress, these factors could contribute to excessive shedding and hair thinning over time.