Approximately 1 in 42 million women in the USA will suffer from some form of hair loss each year. People normally have around 100,000 hairs on their scalp and most people will naturally shed around 50-100 hairs per day with regrowth occurring at a normal rate of approximately ½” per month.
If you notice your hair coming out in clumps or if you see it getting thinner over time, you should check with your doctor as there could be a medical condition developing, such as but not limited to a thyroid problem or hormone imbalance, two conditions which are treatable by your doctor.
It is estimated that approximately 30 million women in the USA are experiencing some form of thinning hair. Some chose to do nothing and others like yourself are seeking out information and potential solutions.
"Julie, I just wanted to say thank you so very much for taking your own personal time to assist me with my wig. It's so hard to be feeling well but not looking how I feel. God works in mysterious ways as he put you in my path! You are truly a great selfless, caring person. I'm happy to have the pleasure of meeting you."