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17 Reasons Your Hair Is Thinning

Mom.me Logo By Madeline Holler of Mom.me | Slide 1 of 17: Thinning hair is pretty common. One in four women will experience it, often starting in her twenties. More than 90 percent of those who find their hair has begun to thin have to look no further than their own parents. Of the two types of hair thinning—hereditary and non-hereditary—nearly all cases are due to DNA and not environmental factors.

17 reasons your hair is thinning

Thinning hair is pretty common. One in four women will experience it, often starting in her twenties. Here's why it happens and what you can do to reverse course.

GENETICS: More than 90 percent of those who find their hair has begun to thin have to look no further than their own parents. Of the two types of hair thinning—hereditary and non-hereditary—nearly all cases are due to DNA and not environmental factors.

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