Do hats cause baldness?

Answer On One Hand: The Truth of the MatterThe short answer is no---hats don't cause baldness. In fact, according to the experts at, "In order for the hair to fall out, the hat would have to be... Read More »

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Does hairspray cause baldness?

On One Hand: Baldness is GeneticIn normal hair growth, a hair grows, is shed from the follicle and a new hair begins to grow. An as-yet-unidentified gene makes some people produce disproportionate ... Read More »

Does men's hair gel cause baldness?

On One Hand: Gel and BaldnessGenerally speaking, there is not a direct link between men's hair gel and baldness. The majority of hair loss in males can be contributed to high levels of DHT, a by-pr... Read More »

Do thyroid imbalances cause baldness in women?

On One Hand: Underactive ThyroidWomen with an underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, may notice increased hair shedding, in addition to hair that is slow to grow. They may also have fragile hair t... Read More »

Does hair dye cause baldness in women?

On One Hand: Hair Dye May Cause Hair LossThe harsh chemicals in hair dye can weaken and damage a woman's hair. As a result, her hair can begin to fall out. In severe cases, a woman may lose one or ... Read More »