Hair loss has multiple causes, including diet, mineral deficiency, medications, stress, pollution, and your genetics. Wearing helmets and caps can also increase hair loss. Up to one third of the population suffers from hair loss, and of that third, thousands are women. Whatever the cause of hair loss that might be worrying you, it's important to understand what is hair loss, how hair grows, and what you could be doing before hair loss even becomes an issue for you. (by Monica, Sondra C, Maluniu) Here's the short advice: 1. Take care of your hair 2. Wash hair regularly with mild shampoo and be gentle with your hair. 3. Get your stress under control 4. Eat your way to top form hair. 5. Avoid food or eating habits that can inhibit hair growth or encourage hair loss. 6 Consider supplements Biotin - This product supplements the daily diet by providing the nutrients necessary for cell growth, fatty acid production and improved metabolic reactions. It's also recognized for promoting blood sugar stability and an important component of nutritional health. When it used daily, it maintaining healthy blood sugar and biotin has been linked to cosmetic benefits especially as reducing hair loss and repairing brittle nails.