Hereditary or biological inheritance
You can inherit hair loss if this hair condition runs in the family. The genes of your parents’ passed down to you or your siblings may include hair loss genes.
The (male) female-pattern hair loss (FPHL) or androgenetic alopecia is a hereditary type of hair loss. This type of hair loss causes thinning of the hair on the crown of the scalp. FPHL does not result in a receding hairline and rarely leads to baldness.
Traction alopecia occurs when hairstyles pull the hair tightly on the roots causes temporary to permanent hair loss. To prevent traction alopecia from occurring, avoid these hairstyles if you can: tight ponytail or braids, cornrows, and hair bun.
Changing your hairstyle to something more comfortable might result in hair regrowth.
Hair-care products, tools, and techniques
Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia occurs when using harsh hair care products, such as shampoo and conditioner, pomades, gel, and hairspray.
You might also suffer from this type of hair loss when using hair styling tools and techniques. These include curlers, straighteners, blow dryers, hair extensions, hair dyeing, bleaching, and perming.
Excessive hair fall, brittle hair, and bald spots occur due to incorrect and frequent use of these products.
Some illnesses use various medical treatments as a cure or prevention. However, hair loss is one of the most common side effects of some of these treatments.