Thursday September 24, 2020

Medical matters: Hair today,gone tomorrow?

A downside of having long, dark hair is how conspicuous it is when I shed it.

22nd June, 2014
Dr Sinead Beirne.

A downside of having long, dark hair is how conspicuous it is when I shed it – I am forever finding long dark hairs in the shower, on the floor and just about everywhere! Many of my patients worry about losing their hair, bald patches and thinning. So what’s normal and what’s not?

The average person has between 100,000 and 150,000 hairs on the scalp, and up to 100 of them...

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