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Hair Loss Vs. Hair Shedding: What You Need to Know

Hair Loss Vs. Hair Shedding: What You Need to Know

If you're worried about how much hair you're losing, you're not alone. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, it's normal to shed between 50 and 100 hairs a day. Now, keep in mind that may look different from person to person. For example, if you have longer or thicker hair, it may appear you're losing more than your roommate with shorter or thinner hair. However, if you feel like you're losing more hair than normal, you could be experiencing excessive shedding or hair loss – yes, there is a difference.