There are a number of symptoms associated with thinning hair and depending on the severity or the stage of hair thinning a good number of these symptoms may vary from one person to another. Some of the most common symptoms of thinning hair include;
Receding hairline. This is the most common indicator of hair loss and although it may take some time before this happen, eventually this will if no treatment or hair loss reverse action is not taken. Androgenetic alopecia is the most common cause of thinning hair and this is usually characterized by forward to backward balding among men. In women, this cause leads to thinning of hair on the crown of the head, the front and sides as well.
- Alopecia areata. This is basically, loss of hair in small rounded circles.
- Mouth sores and lupus.
- Loss of body and facial hair.
- Scalp tightness, soreness or itchiness.
- Very dry and brittle hair.
- Unexplained weight loss, muscle pain depression, fatigue and oversensitivity to cold.
Some of the above symptoms may occur depending on your underlying cause of hair loss which may be a medical disorder, disease or condition. It is imperative that you consult your doctor one you start experiencing any of the above as such may be an indicator of a more serious medical condition that you may initially anticipate.